When love, deceit and revenge get in the way of friendship, the blinding hatred that follows can lead a person to hurt those who are closest to his heart. This is the premise of a timeless story that captivated millions of Filipino viewers who tuned in to the most successful afternoon soap that first aired on Philippine TV 20 years ago –- Valiente.
After a successful run that spanned five years on two major networks, Valiente makes a grand comeback to capture once more the hearts of Filipinos who grew up watching the series as well as the new generation of viewers who would surely relate to the classic story two decades after.
Now airing on primetime for the first time and helmed by multi-awarded director Joel Lamangan, TV5’s Valiente recounts the epic tale of two families whose lives are intertwined by their desire to claim what they believe is rightfully theirs. The compelling story is given new life by a powerhouse cast of this generation’s most bankable actors, including Kapatid stars Oyo Sotto, Nadine Samonte, Niña Jose and JC De Vera.
In Valiente, viewers will witness how the admirable friendship of Theo Braganza (Oyo Sotto) and Gardo Valiente (JC De Vera) is torn by the vicious schemes of Theo’s ruthless mother, Doña Trining Braganza (Jaclyn Jose). Doña Trining manipulates the Braganza family and their business empire which resorted to labor and land disputes.The rivalry that follows between the two families is further sparked by the relationship of Gardo with Maila Braganza (Nadine Samonte). Theo and Maila’s cunning sister Leona (Niña Jose) will do everything to get in the way of this relationship in her desire to have Gardo for herself.
Joining the new generation of Valiente cast are the most-respected and highly acclaimed actors in the industry: Mark Gil, Jaclyn Jose, Gina Alajar and the original Valiente himself, Michael de Mesa.
Valiente also introduces a new set of promising young stars who will endear themselves to the viewers: Ross Fernando (young Gardo), Liane Valentino (young Maila), Czarina Suzara (young Leona) and Arvic Rivero (young Theo). Also part of the cast are fine actors John Regala (Peping), Jim Pebanco (Ariston) and Toni Mabesa (Victorino Penitente).
Moreover, Valiente proudly presents an exceptional rendition of its original theme song as performed by its original singer, Vic Sotto. The story of Valiente was originally written by highly acclaimed scriptwriter Gina Marissa Tagasa.
Primetime viewing will be spicier, more exciting and more intense as the most successful teleserye premieres this February 13 on TV5.
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