MANILA, Philippines -- Several Kapamilya stars and programs are set to be recognized for their respective achievements in the past year by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc., with the stars of the blockbuster films "Sisterakas" and "The Mistress" taking top honors.
|John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo. File photo
Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda and Ai Ai delas Alas, who starred in the Star Cinema and Viva Films offering "Sisterakas," were named Phenomenal Box-Office Stars on Thursday, when the list of winners of the 44th Box-Office Entertainment Awards was released.
Also among the awardees are film director Wenn Deramas, who was named Most Popular Film Director; and the film production outfits behind "Sisterakas," which were given the title Most Popular Film Producers.
John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo, who celebrated their 10th anniversary as a "love team" with the romance-drama film "The Mistress" last year, were named Box-Office King and Box-Office Queen, respectively.
The director and writer behind the blockbuster film, Olivia Lamasan and Vanessa Valdez, were recognized as Most Popular Screenwriter.
This year's awardees will be given their recognition at an awarding ceremony on May 19 at the AFP Theater in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. The awards night will air a week later on May 26, as the "Sunday's Best" offering of ABS-CBN.
Several other actors who appeared in Star Cinema movies last year were also big winners at the 2013 Box-Office Enterainment Awards.
The lead stars of another Star Cinema entry to the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival were also recognized, with "One More Try" actor Dingong Dantes winning Film Actor of the Year, while his leading ladies in the film, Angelica Panganiban and Angel Locsin, were both named Film Actress of the Year.
To be awarded with the titles Prince and Princess of Philippine Movies next month are Luis Manzano and Toni Gonzaga, respectively. "Walang Hanggan" lead stars Coco Martin and Julia Montes, meanwhile, will be honored with the awards' television counterpart.
"Walang Hanggan," which also starred All Time Favorite Loveteam awardees Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta, was named Most Popular Primetime TV Drama Series, while the "Be Careful With My Heart" won for daytime.
The stars of the "kilig-serye," Richard Yap and Jodi Sta. Maria, where named Most Popular Loveteam on Television.
Kathryn Bernado and Daniel Padilla, the teen stars of another hit primetime soap, "Princess and I," were recognized, meanwhile, as the Most Promising Love Team.
After the massive success of her concert series, Anne Curtis has been named Female Concert Performer of the Year. Kapamilya singers Aiza Seguerra and Zia Quizon, meanwhile, will be awarded Promising Female Singer and Female Recording Artist of the Year, respectively.
Here is the full list of winners of the 44th Box-Office Entertainment Awards:
Phenomenal Box-Office Stars – Kris Aquino, Vice Ganda, Ai Ai delas Alas
Box-Office King – John Lloyd Cruz
Box-Office Queen – Bea Alonzo
Film Actor of the Year – Dingdong Dantes
Film Actress of the Year – Angelica Panganiban, Angel Locsin
Prince of Philippine Movies – Luis Manzano
Princess of Philippine Movies – Toni Gonzaga
Prince of Philippine Television – Coco Martin
Princess of Philippine Television – Julia Montes
Most Promising Male Star of the Year – Daniel Padilla
Most Promising Female Star of the Year – Kathryn Bernardo
Male Concert Performers of the Year – Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola
Female Concert Performer of the Year – Anne Curtis
Male Recording Artist of the Year – Christian Bautista
Female Recording Artist of the Year – Aiza Seguerra
Promising Male Singer/Performer – Robin Nievera
Promising Female Singer/Performer – Zia Quizon
Most Popular Recording/Performing Group – Spongecola
Most Promising Recording/Performing Group – Chicsers
Most Popular Novelty Singers – Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, Ryzza Mae Dizon
Most Popular Love Team on Television – Richard Yap & Jodi Sta. Maria
All Time Favorite Love Team on Movies and TV – Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta
Most Promising Love Team – Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo
Most Popular Male Child Performer – Bugoy Carino
Most Popular Female Child Performer – Ryzza Mae Dizon
Most Popular Film Producers – Star Cinema and Viva Films
Most Popular Film Director – Wenn Deramas
Most Popular Screenwriter – Olivia Lamasan/Vanessa Valdez ("The Mistress")
Most Popular TV Program News & Public Affairs – "24 Oras" (GMA-7)
Most Popular Daytime TV Drama Series – "Be Careful With My Heart" (ABS-CBN)
Most Popular Primetime TV Drama Series – "Walang Hanggan" (ABS-CBN)
Most Popular TV Program Musical Variety – "Eat Bulaga" (GMA-7)
Most Popular TV Program Talent Search/Reality – "X-Factor Philippines" (ABS-CBN)
Bert Marcelo Lifetime Achievement Award – Noel Trinidad
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