Angel Locsin appears in a dramatic role after transferringto ABS-CBN last August. She will be paired with matinee idol Sam Milby for theOctober 19 episode of Maalala Mo Kaya.
The storyline. Abandoned by their mother, and burdened with anailing father, Melody(Angel) has to put aside her dreams and act as both mother and father to herfamily. She works as an assistant for a wealthy doctor. Melodyexperiences humiliation from her employer's family, who suspect her enthusiasm for her work.
The doctor's son Jeffrey (Sam) eventually comes home from theU.S. Jeffreydespises his stepmom, knowing that she is only after his dad's money. When Jeffrey meets Melody, healso feels suspicious. But a tragic incident happens—Jeffrey's stepmomslashes Melody's face on purpose. Melodyis torn between twochoices: filing a case against her employer's mistress and use the money shehad borrowed for her family, or simply forget about herself and spend the money forher family.
Jeffrey realizes Melody's goodintentions and falls in love with her. She reciprocates and her dilemma deepens. Jeffrey urges her to pursue the case and even offers to help herfind a lawyer. Thus, Jeffrey comes into conflict with his father. Butthe two lovers persevere. In the end, Jeffrey lets Melody choose between responsibilityand dignity.
Writer: Mark Duane Angos andFM Reyes
AngelLocsin - Melody
SamMilby - Jeffrey
Ronnie Lazaro - Noel(Melody's father)
Chanda Romero - Estella(Jeffrey's stepmother)
JuanRodrigo - Dr. Sanchez (Jeffrey's father)
Janus Del Prado - Mayong (Melody's older brother)
RaquelMonteza - Esmeralda (Melody's mother)
CheskaBilliones - Luisa (Melody's sister)
Maalaala Mo Kaya is hosted by Charo Santos-Concio. It airs everyFriday night on ABS-CBN.