Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin extended until June 2009

The tandem of KrisBernal and Aljur Abrenica are paying off great dividends for GMA-7 as proven bythe impressive showing of the afternoon drama series, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin.

Kris Bernal stillcouldn't believe Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin'sgood fortune.

"Masaya siyempre!" saidKris with obvious excitement, "pero parang ‘di ko pa tanggap, e parang hindi panagsi-sink in sa ‘kin parang ‘di ko pa deserve."

Raking in an impressivedaytime rating of 32.4 percent last April 30, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin has said to achieve the highest rating everby a daytime drama program in recent memory.

It was a steady rise tothe top for the television adaptation of the popular 1984 film topbilled bySharon Cuneta and ex-husband Gabby Concepcion. Since its pilotepisode on March 2, the program has posted more than 21 percent and an impressive average of29 percent for three times.

As elated as she iswith the show's performance, Kris confessed feeling scared knowingthe rising expectations both from the public and management.

Looking back inhindsight, the 19-year-old Starstruck alumnadescribed her current show as the culmination of a dream.

The thought of starringin a primetime series sounds exciting but Kris, at this point, would like toenjoy the success of her current show.

A possible primetimeslot would also have to wait as Dapat KaBang Mahalin will reportedly extend its run until June 2009.

Sexy actress Ara Mina saidthat viewers should expect more twists and drama as the show progresses evenmore. Observers credit Dapat Ka BangMahalin's fast-paced flow complementing its plot.

"Ganun pa din pero masmagiging exciting pa lalo yong story and even yong mga characters," enthusedKris who is paired with Aljur Abrenica. Fans of the young loveteam have another reason to rejoice since Kris and Aljur are expected to topbill the Regal Entertainment film Nandito Ako. (Click HERE to read related article.)

Joining the two youngstars are Ara Mina, Lloyd Samartino, Maritoni Fernandez, Juan Rodrigi, MarizRicketts, Maybelyn dela Cruz, Mike Tan, Say Alonzo, Carlo Aquino, Jhake Vargas,and Paulo Avelino.

DapatKa Bang Mahalin airs weekdays as part of GMA-7'sDramarama sa Hapon. It is directed by Maryo J. delos Reyes.






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