In the March 31 episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya, John Manalo (left) and Francis Magundayao (right) portray young boys who dream of exploring the world onboard a ship.

‘YOUNG PIOLO’ TOPBILLS MMK. After creating buzz with his performance as the young Piolo Pascual in ABS-CBN’s teleserye Dahil sa Pag-ibig, young actor Francis Magundayao is set to make TV viewers cry this Saturday (March 31) as he topbills Maalaala Mo Kaya alongside former child star John Manalo.

Francis and John are going to give life to the characters of best friends Meynard and Raymund who have always dreamed of riding a ship and exploring the world together. When they finally had the chance to fulfill their ambition, Meynard and Raymund’s dream turned into a nightmare after the ship’s crewmen threw them out in the sea and left them afloat for 17 hours.

Together with Francis and John in the MMK episode are Emilio Garcia, Daisy Reyes, Nikka Valencia, Kyle Balili, Raye Barquirin, Hanna Flores, Jerome Ventenilla and Elijah Magundayao. It was researched by Akeem Jordan del Rosario, written by Arah Jell Badayos and directed by Lino Cayetano.

Don’t miss the story of a beautiful and strong friendship in Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK), after Wansapanataym on ABS-CBN.