Thai artist Naravit Lertratkosum, popularly known as Pond, recently garnered attention from K-pop fans by reposting a “thirst edit” video featuring NCT‘s Jaehyun. This type of video, common on TikTok, is a compilation of clips and photos designed to highlight the allure of the idol in question. The edit Pond reposted was set to the explicit track “Batman” by LPB Poody. It also had a playful caption that read, “as many kids as he wants.” Check it out below.

Who is Pond Naravit?

Pond, a rising star in the Thai entertainment industry, was born on February 1, 2001, in Bangkok, Thailand. He is currently pursuing Biomedical Engineering at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. His journey in the entertainment industry began in 2020 when he won the third edition of the Go On Girl & Guy Star Search by Clean & Clear, leading to a contract with GMMTV. 

Pond first appeared on television in The Gifted: Graduation. He gained significant recognition for his lead role in the Thai BL (Boys’ Love) romantic comedy Fish upon the Sky. His on-screen partner  in that series was Phuwin Tangsakyuen. Their chemistry contributed to Pond’s rising popularity, and together, they make up one of Thailand’s most beloved BL tandems. 

For his performance in Fish Upon the Sky, Pond was named Rising Male Actor of the Year at the 2022 KAZZ Awards. His career continued to soar with roles in series like Dirty Laundry, Never Let Me Go (which was his second lead role opposite Phuwin), and Oops! Mr. Superstar Hit on Me.

[Official Trailer] ปลาบนฟ้า Fish upon the sky

He looks up to the SM Entertainment artist

Pond‘s love for NCT‘s Jaehyun is well-known among his fans. Even his co-star Phuwin is aware of how much Pond looks up to the SM Entertainment artist. Pond’s repost of this particular Jaehyun edit on TikTok is not his first NCT-related post. He has previously shared content related to other NCT members, including Mark and Taeyong, as well as aespa‘s Winter. He also watches their shows and live broadcasts!


finally my Pond meet his idol NCT and his bias Jaehyun 🥰💚 #ppnaravit #pondnaravit #nct #nct127 #jaehyun #lemonadenct127

♬ Collide (sped up) – Justine Skye

Fans were amused when they saw what Pond did with the Jaehyun edit. They saw it as another example of how celebrities are just like everyone else. They admire other celebrities too. Pond‘s engagement with K-pop content on social media platforms like TikTok continues to endear him to a broad audience, bridging the gap between Thai and Korean pop culture. – K-Pop News Writer

Featured Image: Pond is a known hardcore Jaehyun stan. Sources: Style Korea and X/@Igot7jb1994.