Dahil May Isang Ikaw

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Dahil May Isang Ikaw
Genre Romance, Drama,
Created by ABS-CBN
Directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng and
Rechie Del Carmen
Starring Kristine Hermosa
Jericho Rosales
Gabby Concepcion
Lorna Tolentino
Chin Chin Gutierrez
John Estrada
Sid Lucero
Opening theme Ikaw by Martin Nievera
Country of origin Flag of the Philippines Philippines
Language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 5 (as of Template:Date)
Running time 30-45 minutes
Original channel Flag of the Philippines ABS-CBN
Original run August 24, 2009 – present

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Tessa Ramirez (Lorna Tolentino) is a great and well-respected lawyer which won every cases particularly in child abusing. However, the agony in searching for her lost daughter is her greatest fight. Before attaining success in life, she was once a faithful and loving partner of Jaime Alferos (Gabby Concepcion) during college wayback in 1980. Jaime had promised Tessa that they will get married once he comeback from States. One day, someone had told Tessa that Jaime is committed to another lady. She had confirmed that Jaime has an affair with Patricia Aragon (Chin-Chin Gutierrez) as the later had confessed during a telephone call. Tessa is pregrant at that time. Daniel Ramirez (John Estrada) is a friend who secretly loves Tessa. He will do anything that will please Tessa and in fact, he stand as husband and father of the child.

In an unexpected situation, Tessa's daughter Melissa was kidnapped by a syndicate whose motives is to grow up babies and will turn them as labourers someday. Daniel who handed Melissa that time had nothing to do but to give up the child. Tessa discovered what happened and put the blame on him.

Daniel didn't give up and in order to pay and ask for Tessa's forgiveness, he promise that he will be fulfilling what Tessa's greatest ambition - to become a lawyer. Daniel looks no other way to fulfill that dream but to rob a bank and to kill innocent which yield to his detention.


Main cast

Supporting Cast

  • Chinggy Alonzo as Don Fernando Aragon
  • Alicia Alonzo
  • Christian Vasquez
  • Angel Jacob
  • Maricar De Mesa
  • Kristel Moreno
  • Marvin Raymundo
  • Irene Phoebe Arevalo

Guest Cast


  • The show is Lorna Tolentino's second television series on ABS-CBN after Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (since 2002-03) and Gabby Concepcion's second Primetime project after 2008's Iisa Pa Lamang. The two have previously worked together in a number of blockbuster films years ago.
  • A comeback and the third primetime series of Kristine Hermosa and Jericho Rosales as love team after 5 years.
  • The first protagonist/antagonist role of Karylle in primetime history.
  • A comeback of Chin Chin Guitterez as antagonist and a torn between Gabby Concepcion and Lorna Tolentino.
  • Also, John Estrada's comeback as Lorna Tolentino's leading man for the second time after the successful series Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay.
  • Debuted last August 24, 2009 in ABS-CBN Primetime Bida block which was "The Most Grand Television awaited series"
  • The success of the teleserye saw the growth of a group called GALOR (Ga-Gabby Concepcion and Lor-Lorna Tolentino), an internet-based fan group that promotes the tandem of the two high profile actors.

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