Judy Ann Santos Does It Again!

Actress/Chef/Youtuber Judy Ann Santos bags the Best Actress award at the recently held Cairo International Film Festival on November 29.

The award-winning “teleserye queen” got recognized after playing the titular role in Brillante Mendoza’s film “Mindanao”.

BREAKING NEWS: #MindanaoTheMovieJudy Ann Santos just won BEST ACTRESS for “Mindanao" her latest film directed by…

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What was she doing when she received the good news? Well, apparently she was making “angrydobo” while her name was being called in the awards show!

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Yung nagising ako kaninang umaga ng gulay na gulat at takang taka kung bakit ako kino congratulate ng napakaraimng kaibigan ko sa text.. hindi naman ako buntis, hindi naman ako kasali sa sea games.. hindi rin naman ako nanalo sa lotto. Mas higit pa pala sa lotto ang napanalunan ko!!!! Gusto kong isiping nananaginip lang ako.. baka hindi pa ko gising siguro? 😅 in denial pa ko sa simula.. pero nung si direk brillante na ang nag text sa akin.. unti unti na kong natauhan at naiyak.. grabe! Sa malamang habang tinatawag ang pangalan ko sa egypt.. kasalukuyan kong iniiskoba ang sahig ng kusina ko sa angrydobo. 😆Napakarami at napakalaki ang dapat kong ipagpasalamat sa panginoon.. hindi pa natatapos ang 2019, binusog na nya ng sobra sobra ang puso ko sa napakaraming bagong experiences ang binigay nya sa akin.. ibat ibang lugar ang napuntahan ko sa ibat ibang larangan ng industriyang mahal ko at patuloy kong inaaral. Maraming maraming salamat po.. sa inyong lahat na patuloy na naniniwala at nagtitiwala sa aking munting kakayahan bilang artista at kusinera.. sa lahat ng kasama kong bumuo ng pelikulang MINDANAO.. para sa atin ito guyzzzz… @brillante_mendoza maraming salamat sa tiwala at pagtyatyaga sa akin.. to my launchpad family.. malaking parte kayo ng recognition na ito.. thank you for supporting me in everything that i want to do and explore.. to my little angels.. yohan, lucho and luna.. if it weren’t for you guys… mom would’ve had a hard time portraying my character.. to my mom, kuya and ate.. para sa inyo to.❤️❤️ my love.. rye.. thank you for always supporting me in everything i do and love.. my heart is soooooo full!! Iba ang pilipino! MABUHAY ANG PILIPINAS! ❤️❤️❤️

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“…In denial pa ko sa simula.. pero nung si direk brillante na ang nag text sa akin.. unti unti na kong natauhan at naiyak.. grabe! Sa malamang habang tinatawag ang pangalan ko sa egypt.. kasalukuyan kong iniiskoba ang sahig ng kusina ko sa angrydobo. 😆” her Instagram post said.

Now we know what’s cooking!

Aside from the Best Actress recognition, Director Brillante Mendoza also got the Henry Barakat Award for Best Artistic Contribution.

Santos is the second Filipino actress to receive this award. The first one was Nora Aunor who was honored for her role in “The Flor Contemplacion Story” in 1995.

Catch “Mindanao” at the upcoming Metro Manila Film Festival starting December 25.

Photo Source: Mindanao, a film by Brillante Mendoza starring Judy Ann Santos Facebook Page

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