Maalaala Mo Kaya - 20 years
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, “Maalaala Mo Kaya
” (MMK) treats loyal viewers to a monthlong special filled with stories that will surely touch their hearts.
Hosted by Charo Santos Concio
, MMK presents a five high-caliber stories top billed by some of the most brilliant actors and actresses in Philippine showbiz.
“Palawan,” starring Angel Aquino
, Yul Servo, Miles Ocampo, Paul Salas and Isabel Lopez, is directed by Cannes Best Director Brillante Mendoza.
The life story of the “Pilipinas Got Talent
” tap-dancing duo takes the MMK spotlight in the “Bukidnon-Happy Feet” episode. It narrates the struggle that brothers Ramon and Bambi had to go through to get their family out of poverty. Written by Joan Habana and directed by Dado Lumibao, “Bukidnon- Happy Feet” features John Prats, Nash Aguas and Ariel Rivera. Jake Cuenca
gives life to the character of a gay man named Louie in “Barcelona.” In the story, Louie strives to be accepted by his father. Written by Benson Logronio and directed by Lumibao, “Barcelona” also stars Ricky Davao, Vivian Velez and Malou de Guzman.
More surprises are in store for viewers in the last two anniversary episodes on October 22 and 29.
The anniversary special was prefaced by “MMK Dalawang Dekada,” a two-hour documentary special on September 25.