The most-awaited TV adaptation of PINULOT KA LANG SA LUPA premiered yesterday (January 30) afternoon on GMA Network top-billed by Kapuso star Julie Anne San Jose who plays the role of Santina.
GMA Network brings to light the remake of the 1987 classic movie, Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa.
The Ishmael Bernal masterpiece makes a big comeback with a modernized version that tackles the life struggles of two women intertwined by lost love.
Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa features an ensemble of talented Kapuso actors headlined by Julie Anne San Jose as Santina, Benjamin Alves as Ephraim, Martin del Rosario as Kiko and LJ Reyes as Angeli.
Julie Anne is Santina, an orphaned girl who was forced to work hard after her aunt’s death. Later on, she will work in one of the restaurants of Diony played by Ms. Jean Garcia. Due to her kindness, Diony will send her to school and treat her as her own daughter.
LJ, on the other hand, is Angeli. She is homeless and is longing for a mother’s love. Diony will adopt Angeli and she will eventually help her in running the business.
With equally important roles are Ara Mina as Mariz and Ms Jean Garcia as Diony.
As Santina and Angeli’s worlds collide through Diony, the two will also vie for Ephraim’s love (Benjamin Alves). Ephraim is Diony’s son who blamed her for the death of his sister. At first, Angeli will see Ephraim as a competition but after an incident, she will fall secretly and obsessively in love with him. Ara Mina as Mariz, is Angeli’s neglectful mother. Angeli is a product of rape that’s why Mariz hates her daughter and left her with Diony.
Meanwhile, Santina and Ephraim are childhood best friends. Their friendship will eventually blossom into a romantic relationship. Known for getting everything she wants, Angeli will stop at nothing stop from getting not only Diony’s attention but also Ephraim’s love. But Santina is also willing to fight for herself and for the people she loves. In the end, who will get the love that she’s been hoping for? Santina or Angeli? And how are they supposed to fight for it when they’re just both pinulot lang sa lupa?
Joining the lead cast are Victor Neri as Cesar, Allan Paule as Hector, Geleen Eugenio as Yoleng, Janna Dominguez as Chona, Lharby Policarpio as Boggs.
Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa is under helm of award-winning actress and director Gina Alajar together with second unit director Aya Topacio.
Behind this engrossing drama is the creative team composed of Creative Director Roy Iglesias; Creative Block Head Jake Tordesillas; Creative Consultant Aloy Adlawan; Headwriter Marlon Miguel; Writers John Kenneth de Leon, Maria Priscilla Hidalgo; Brainstormers Kenneth Angelo Enriquez, Gilda Olvidado-Marcelino, Roda Sulit Marino; Concept Creator Gilda Olvidado-Marcelino.
The program is another original creation of the GMA Drama group under the supervision of Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable; Vice President for Drama Redgie Acuña-Magno; Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy; Program Manager Ali Nokom Dedicatoria and Executive Producer Jocelyn Arino.
Pinulot Ka Lang Sa Lupa airs Monday to Friday, 4:15 P.M. after Hahamakin Ang Lahat on GMA Afternoon Prime.