|Precious Hearts Romances presents Alyna|
|Directed by||FM Reyes|
|Starring|| Shaina Magdayao |
and Kaye Abad
|Opening theme|| "Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita"|
Sung by: Laarni Lozada
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|Running time||30-45 minutes|
|Original channel||ABS-CBN Corporation|
|Picture format||NTSC (480i)|
|Original run||20 September 2010 – present|
|Preceded by||<Precious Hearts Romances Presents Impostor>|
Alyna is an afternoon soap on ABS-CBN’s “Hapontastic” block and is part of the Precious Hearts Romances Presents series. The drama series is based on the top-selling pocketbook Dominic, written by romance novelist Martha Cecilia. The story revolves around love, deceit and honesty.
Launched as the 12th installment of the Precious Hearts Romances series, it is topbilled by Shaina Magdayao, Jason Abalos and Sid Lucero. It is directed by FM Reyes. It was initially aired on September 20, 2010.
Alyna revolves around the life of Alyna Natividad, portrayed by Shaina Magdayao. She is a a faculty assistant who faced various unfortunate events in life for she lived in an orphanage after her mother got imprisoned. Since she grew deprived of love, she hopes to find true love.
Alyna meets Rex Del Carmen (Sid Lucero), posing as his brother Dominic. His fun and charming ways swept Alyna’s heart. Eventually, she falls in love with Rex and marries him. Filled with love and the hope of a new life with Rex since she got pregnant, she wakes up one morning without Rex by her side. She was left alone, heartbroken and without clues on why Rex left her.
Determined to know the truth and find her love, she searches for Rex. She arrived in Rancho Del Carmen and met Dominic Del Carmen (Jason Abalos). As this man claims to be Dominic, Alyna was surprised and shocked by the fact that he was not the man she married.
After the intense encounter with the man claiming to be the real Dominic Del Carmen, Alyna unintentionally extends her stay at the ranch. She gave birth in Rancho Del Carmen. She and Dominic became close and eventually fell in love with each other.
As Alyna falls for Dominic and slowly unravels the true identity of Rex, Rex returns. After fixing his problems, he came back determined to win Alyna’s love again.
With this twist and turn of events in Alyna’s life, she is now faced with a dilemma. Who will she choose? The one who loved her first? Or the man who will love her forever? Will Rex win Alyna back? Or will Dominic able to fight his feelings towards Alyna?
- Shaina Magdayao as Alyna Natividad – a girl who grew up in the orphanage and finds her world deprived of love. She was almost sexually harassed by her mother’s live-in partner and was eventually saved by her mother from the abuse. After the incident, she lived her life filled with emotional scars.
- Jason Abalos as Dominic Del Carmen – a sad, stern, serious man who comes from a wealthy family. He manages some of his family’s businesses. He is often seen as austere and upright because of his sense of what is right and wrong. He tries his best to prove himself and win his family’s respect.
- Sid Lucero as Rex Del Carmen – a free-spirited man who hails from a clan of aristocrats. Being a happy-go-lucky guy, he chose to live an extravagant life in the city. He is not used to making his hands dirty for work. He always gets what he wants, especially when it comes to women.
- Kaye Abad as Lilet – the legal wife of Rex.
- JM De Guzman
- Charee Pineda
- Paul Jake Castillo
- Beauty Gonzalez
- Jose Sarasola
- Jao Mapa
- Carlos Morales
- Francine Prieto
On its pilot episode on September 20, 2010, the series garnered a 15.1 percent rating and became the second top daytime soap on that day.
- This is the second major project where Shaina Magdayao and Jason Abalos were paired together. They were first paired in another afternoon soap along with Melissa Ricks and Matt Evans, Kambal sa Uma.
- The two lead male actors, Jason Abalos and Sid Lucero, both tied for the Best Actor award in 2008 from the 31st Gawad Urian- Jason for the film Endo and Sid for Selda.
- This is the second time this year that Shaina Magdayao and Kaye Abad worked in one drama series. The first was in the prime time soap, Rubi.
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