Kapamilya heartthrob Xian Lim will inspire viewers of “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) and make them cry this Saturday (August 9) as he portrays Johnny Medrano, one of the finalists of Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino 2014, who supports his family and serves his community despite an orthopedic impairment that rendered him unable to walk.
Discover how a differently abled man who experienced discrimination, maltreatment, and physical abuse from other people found the courage to live a normal life, and how he helped other differently abled people who have become victims of social injustice.
Also part of the episode are Isay Alvarez, Joey Marquez, Raine Salamante, Izzy Canillo, Kyline Alcantara, and Mary Joy Dalo. It is directed by Garry Fernando and written by Joan Habana. “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.
Don’t miss the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, “MMK” every Saturday, 8pm, after “Wansapanataym” on ABS-CBN.