Thursday, October 2, 2014

'Ang Lihim Ni Annasandra' Enchants Every Viewer with a Secret So Mystifying

While no woman would want to be valued solely for her physical appearance and social status, this October, GMA Network satisfies every woman’s desire to be appreciated through a new drama that combines romance and fantasy:  Ang Lihim ni Annasandra.

It describes every woman’s journey in finding true love, while allowing her secrets to remain a mystery, because like her secret, every woman is a mystery. 

The original drama series is topbilled by Kapuso leading lady Andrea Torres as the alluring but street-smart palengke vendor Annasandra, a loving daughter whose only wish is to provide the needs of her parents.

Playing opposite her is sought-after actor-host Mikael Daez as William Benitez, a rich and handsome man who works as a marketing department head for their family business (a surgicenter). William eventually falls for Annasandra without knowing her secret. This is the third team-up of Andrea Torres and Mikael Daez, following Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga and With A Smile.

Fast-rising actor Pancho Magno is Enrico, the hunky kargador who is secretly in love with Annasandra.  

Rochelle Pangilinan plays Esmeralda, the mysterious mountain-dweller who cursed Annasandra to become an awok. Esmeralda herself is an awok. When Annasandra’s father Carlos shot and killed Elena, her daughter; Esmeralda cursed the human Annasandra to be an awok.

Keeping the real identity of Annasandra a secret to protect her from being hurt and hurting other people, Glydel Mercado plays Belinda Vergara, the simple and loving mother of Annasandra. Emilio Garcia is Carlos Vergara, the loving father of Annasandra who inadvertently brought the curse upon his daughter.

Ma. Isabel Lopez is Rosario, an “awok” and the mother of EsmeraldaArthur Solinap is Kenneth,the doctor best friend of WilliamJoyce Burton is Hazel Benitez, the ex-beauty queen socialite mother of William; and Cris Villonco as Lorraine Armada, the beautiful surgicenter model who will do anything just to win William.

Completing the cast are Gab de Leon as Jimmy, the confidant of Enrico; and Erika Padilla asBecca, the bubbly and cheerful best friend of Annasandra.

In Ang Lihim Ni Annasandra, twist of events led Annasandra to be cursed.  From her human form, she transforms into an “awok” when dusk sets in. Her parents keep her real identity a secret to protect Annasandra from being misjudged, from being harmed and from harming other people.

Will Annasandra’s life ever be normal? Will she ever find true love and happiness despite her secret?

Under the creative direction of Jun Lana (Creative Director for Drama), Roy Iglesias (afternoon prime Creative Head), Richard ‘Dode’ Cruz (headwriter) and directed by Albert LangitanAng Lihim ni Annasandra tells a woman’s quest to be loved for who she truly is and be allowed to keep her secrets, as a way to appreciate her person and past.

Ang Lihim ni Annasandra, created by the GMA Drama group, is supervised by the Executive-in-Charge of Production Lilybeth G. Rasonable; VP for Drama Redgie A. Magno; AVP for DramaCheryl Ching-Sy; Program Manager Hazel F. Abonita; Executive Producer Darling P. Torres.

Much like how your own secret defines who you are, find out how one woman’s secret can lead her to everlasting love in Ang Lihim ni Annasandra, beginning October 6 on GMA Afternoon Prime.

Bea and Paulo’s drama series airs finale on October 10…


ABS-CBN’s top-rating drama series “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon” is set to give TV viewers the most thrilling movie experience in its upcoming finale featuring the biggest and most shocking revelations in the lives of Bea Alonzo and Paulo Avelino’s characters. The final episode will air on October 10 (Friday).

Since it aired on June 2014, viewers have followed the intertwined life stories of Rose and Emmanuelle (both portrayed by Bea), two entirely different women united by their search for justice.

“Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon” consistently ruled its timeslot in the national TV ratings game because of the riveting movie experience it offers, spectacular performances of its cast members, and the Twitter trending romantic chemistry between Bea and Paulo who portray the roles of married couple Rose and Patrick.

In the last episodes of “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon,” Rose will be put in grave danger now that her enemies already know that she is only pretending to be Emmanuelle.

Will Rose succeed in her mission to seek justice for the death of Emmanuelle and her father? Can she and Patrick still manage to return to their old simple lives together with the people they love the most?

Under the direction of Trina Dayrit and Jerome Pobocan, “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon” also stars Albert Martinez, Dina Bonnevie, Tonton Gutierrez, Maricar Reyes, Malou Crisologo, Nikki Valdez, Francis Magundayao, and Michelle Vito, with veteran artists Eddie Garcia, Anita Linda, and Susan Roces.

“Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon” is under the production of Dreamscape Entertainment Television, the group that created top-rating TV masterpieces such as “Walang Hanggan,” “Ina Kapatid Anak,” and “Juan dela Cruz.”

Don’t miss the finale of “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon” on October 10 on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida. For more information about “Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon,” visit the show’s official social media accounts at,, and