Dennis Trillo wins Asian Star Prize at 2016 Seoul International Drama Awards

by Jocelyn Dimaculangan
Sep 8, 2016
Dennis Trillo was awarded the Asian Star Prize at the 11th Seoul International Drama Awards.


Dennis Trillo won the Asian Star Prize at 2016 Seoul International Drama Awards that took place today, September 8.

The Filipino actor won for his role as Emman in the GMA-7 teleserye My Faithful Husband. This Kapuso series also starred Dennis's rumored girlfriend Jennylyn Mercado and Mikael Daez.

Aside from Dennis, two other celebrities received the Asian Male Star Prize. These are Anthony Wong from Hong Kong and Jasper Liu (Liu Yi Hao) from Taiwan.

The awarding ceremony of the 11th SDA was held at the KBS Hall, Yeouido, Seoul, South Korea.

During this event, Dennis had the chance to take a selfie with Song Joong Ki, best known as Lucas Yoo from Descendants of the Sun.

(Read: LOOK: Dennis Trillo and Descendants of the Sun star Song Joong Ki both honored in SDA)


In his acceptance speech, Dennis told the crowd, "I would like to thank the Seoul International Drama Awards for this honor and recognition.

"This is very special for me because it is given by the Korean people who is very well known in Korea for creating the best dramas in the world.

"In the Philippines, we also to do our best to create quality programs for the Filipino audience and this award will continue to inspire me to hone my craft as a dramatic actor.

"I would like to share this award with my home network GMA-7, my family, my love ones, for all the Filipinos and to my supporters.

"Thank you very much.

"To God be the glory! Mabuhay ang mga Pilipino!"

My Faithful Husband and Destiny Rose were nominated in the serial category while Dear Uge was nominated in the Comedy category.

(Read: GMA shows Destiny Rose, My Faithful Husband, and Dear Uge are nominated at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2016)


In his Instagram acccount, Dennis shared a photo of the trophy and thanked Jennylyn whom he referred to as Mamaw, her pet name in the teleserye.

"Hindi mangyayari ang lahat ng ito kung hindi dahil sa aking Kapuso network, sa lahat ng mga sumubaybay sa "My Faithful Husband", sa aming mahusay na director na si @direkbinibini, sa aking magaling na manager @popoycaritativo. At siyempre walang Papaw kung wala si Mamaw @mercadojenny salamat sa inspirasyon at pagmamahal sa diyos ang lahat ng kapurihan, maraming salamat po."

The manager of Dennis, Popoy Caritativo, shared a photo of Dennis accepting the award and provided the caption:

"Dennis Trillo was awarded the Asian Star Prize at the 11th Seoul International Drama Awards!

This award is a non-competitive award. It recognizes and rewards Asian drama actors who are widely beloved by the Korean audience.

"The winners are recommended by the jury and selected by the organizing committee. Dennis was given this award because of his work in the drama show My Faithful Husband.

"What a great honor and blessing this is. Thank you, Lord!"










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