MANILA, PHilippines – ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) will share this Saturday (January 17) the inspiring life story of deaf-mute beauty queen Christine Balaguer, who became one of the Top 13 candidates in this year’s Miss World Philippines pageant. Christine will be portrayed by Miss Universe Philippines 2010 Venus Raj.
Discover how Christine grew up to be optimistic, living a normal life despite her physical challenges, and how she became an inspiration for the deaf and other differently abled people like her to reach for their dreams.
Also starring in the upcoming “MMK” episode are Carmi Martin, Matt Evans, Anna Luna, Brenna Garcia, Dexie Daulat, Marnie Lapus, EJ Jallorina, and Lui Manansala. The episode is directed by Nuel Naval and written by Ruel Montañez.
“MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos and creative manager Mel Mendoza-del Rosario.
Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 23 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different generations who cried, laughed, fell in love, and got inspired through the real-life narratives of the show’s letter-senders.