Kathryn Bernardo receives her first acting award; PMPC celebrates 100 years of Philippine cinema

Young star Kathryn Bernardo named best actress at the 35th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila, Sunday.

The ‘The Hows Of Us’ lead star mentioned in her speech that it’s always her dream to win an acting award.

“Itong award na ‘to, this is a validation that true dedication does really pay off.”

She added, “It’s okay not to be okay. It’s okay to get tired. It’s okay to fail. Kasi napatunayan ko, lahat ‘yan parte ng journey natin. What’s important is you stand up and you try again.”

‘The Hows Of Us’ got the record as the highest grossing Pinoy film of all time. Her real-life boyfriend Daniel Padilla attended the awards night to support her.

Here are the other winners at the 35th PMPC Star Awards for Movies:

New Movie Actor of the Year: Ryle Santiago (Bakwit Boys) and Danzel Fernandez (Otlum)

New Movie Actress of the Year: Sanya Lopez (Wild and Free)

Movie Child Performer of the Year: Ken Ken Nuyad (Liway)

Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year: Mike de Leon, Atom Araullo and Noel Pascual (Citizen Jake)

Movie Editor of the Year: Jay Halili (Buybust)

Movie Musical Scorer of the Year: Len Calvo (Miss Granny)

Movie Original Theme Song of the Year: “Sa’yo Na” from Rainbow’s Sunset.

Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award: Dante Rivero

Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera: Laurice Guillen

Outstanding Pillars of PMPC: Ethel Ramos, Ronald Constantino, Letty Celi, Veronica Samio

Movie Supporting Actor of the Year: Arjo Atayde (Buybust)

Movie Supporting Actress of the Year: Cherie Gil (Citizen Jake)

Movie Love Team of the Year: Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo

Movie Director of the Year: Joel Lamangan (Rainbow’s Sunset)

Movie Actor of the Year: Ogie Alcasid (Kuya Wes)

Movie Actress of the Year: Kathryn Bernardo (The Hows of Us) and Sarah Geronimo (Miss Granny)

Indie Movie of the Year: Citizen Jake

Movie of the Year: Rainbow’s Sunset

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