Calla Lily (TV series)

"Calla Lily" Summary

Sharlene San Pedro
Sharlene San Pedro
Sharlene San Pedro or Sharlene Santos San Pedro is a Filipina child actress born on April 5, 1998. She is popularly known for playing the role of Gigi in Mga Anghel na Walang Langit. She also appears in the children's gag show Goin' Bulilit creating different characters.- Television :- Movies...

 (from 'Mga Anghel na Walang Langit
Mga Anghel na Walang Langit
Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit is a television series aired on ABS-CBN in the Philippines. It depicts the lives of exploited and unfortunate children and was inspired by the 1970s film Mga Anghel Na Walang Langit topbilled by Fernando Poe Jr.-Cast:*Nikki Bagaporo as Lorenza "Enchang"*Carl John...

' and 'Goin' Bulilit
Goin' Bulilit
Goin' Bulilit is a sketch comedy show broadcasted on and by ABS-CBN in the Philippines. It is a gag show featuring children in various comedic situations. It is the rival of the now defunct GMA show "Bubble Gang Jr."....

') starred in this ABS-CBN teleserye, which premiered on May 29, 2006. She reunited once again with her highly successful Angel na Walang Langit family composed of directors Maryo J. delos Reyes, Lino Cayetano, writers Agnes Gagilonia-Uligan, Aloy Adlawan and Michiko Yamamoto, as well as versatile actor Johnny Delgado.

In Calla Lily, Sharlene played dual roles, twin sisters Calla and Lily who grow up in a small fishing village in Batangas
Batangas is a first class province of the Philippines located on the southwestern part of Luzon in the CALABARZON region. Its capital is Batangas City and it is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east. Across the Verde Island Passages to the south is the...

. Calla and Lily are polar opposites: Calla is outspoken and naughty while Lily is very timid and shy. Both are doted upon by their father, Dodie (Gerald Madrid), who takes care of them while their mother, Sari (Ana Roces), works in Taiwan
Taiwan , also known, especially in the past, as Formosa , is the largest island of the same-named island group of East Asia in the western Pacific Ocean and located off the southeastern coast of mainland China. The island forms over 99% of the current territory of the Republic of China following...

 as an overseas Filipino worker, or an OFW.
However, Sari meets Ramil (Yul Servo) a Filipino businessman abroad and has an affair with him. With her conscience eating her up, she returns home to her family, but her secret becomes exposed when Ramil follows her and tries to win her back. To complicate matters, Sari’s father Edong (Johnny Delgado) and mother Liza (Evangeline Pascual) prefer Ramil over her husband. Soon Dodie and Sari end up fighting and even their kids take sides. One terrible night, a drunken Dodie takes Edong’s boat to sea with Lily following him. The same time a storm hits the village. This period is when the story of Calla Lily unfolded.

Aside from Ana Roces, Gerald Madrid, Evangeline Pascual, Yul Servo and Johnny Delgado, strong performances came from Baron Geisler, Rodjun Cruz, Erich Gonzales, Luz Valdez, Lou Veloso, Lauren Novero, Myla Boyd, Scarlet, Angel Sy, Pewee O’Hara, Hazel Espinosa, and Raquel Montessa. Soliman Cruz, Cloyd Robinson, Niña Manalo, Paolo Ramirez, and Jam Melendez completed the powerhouse cast of Calla Lily.

Characters and Cast

Calla and Lily(Sharlene San Pedro
Sharlene San Pedro
Sharlene San Pedro or Sharlene Santos San Pedro is a Filipina child actress born on April 5, 1998. She is popularly known for playing the role of Gigi in Mga Anghel na Walang Langit. She also appears in the children's gag show Goin' Bulilit creating different characters.- Television :- Movies...

) Calla and Lily are twin daughters of a humble carpenter and an OFW in Taiwan. Calla is the mischievous twin while Lily is the more precautious one. They promise to be there for each other no matter what happens.

Sari (Ana Roces) Sari worked as an employee in a shoe factory in Taiwan to be able to support her family in the Philippines. After an incident between her and her boss Ramil, Sari decided to come home to avoid him. But Ramil would not let her go that easily.

Dodie (Gerald Madrid) With his wife working abroad, Dodie is left to take care of his kids and help in Sari's family's business. His overbearing father-in-law makes life hard for him because Edong did not want his daughter to get hitched to someone from their small barrio. Dodie fought for their love but will he be able to accept Saris infidelity?

Ramil (Yul Servo) Ramil's obsession with Sari made him follow her back to her home town. The businessman will stop at nothing to get Saris love. Even if it means breaking up her marriage with Dodie.

Mang Edong (Johnny Delgado
Johnny Delgado
Johnny Delgado , born Juan Marasigan Feleo, was an award-winning Filipino television and movie actor and writer....

) Mang Edong is the hot-tempered father of Sari, who earns a living with his small fleet of fishing boats. He would have preferred a son-in-law, who is influential and well-off – someone like Ramil.

Aling Lisa (Evangeline Pascual) Aling Lisa is very protective of her children and grandchildren. She also serves as Edong's pacifier but often she also gets caught up in his squabbles with the neighbors.

Jerry (Baron Geisler
Baron Geisler
Baron Frederick von Geisler is a Filipino actor, the son of a Filipina mother and a German American father who was stationed at the former U.S. military base in Angeles City...

) Jerry is the troublemaker in Saris family. He often gets into reckless arguments and shady deals. His father is just about ready to disown him. Will he be able to redeem himself in his family's eyes?

Jigo (Rodjun Cruz
Rodjun Cruz
Rodjun Cruz is a Filipino actor and dancer. He is the brother of fellow actor and dancer Rayver Cruz.-Biography:Rodjun Cruz was a member of the now defunct all-male dancing group Anim-E...

) Jigo is the youngest in Aling Lisa's brood. Jerry refers to him as the favored child for their mother showers him lots of attention. Not only that, their father also believes he is the hope of the family for Sari and Jerry have both disappointed him. He falls in love with his best friend, Diday.

Diday (Erich Gonzales
Erich Gonzales
Erika Chryselle Gonzales Gancayco known as Erich Gonzales, is a Filipina actress and one of ABS-CBN's Star Magic artists.-Biography:...

) Although shes the valedictorian of their class, Diday strives hard to be able to continue her college education. Her family's financial situation has her looking for part-time work around town. She was surprised to find Jigo, her best friend treating her more than just his pal.

Bing-bing (Angel Sy
Angel Sy
Angel Sy was first discovered through TV commercials like Lucky Me, Purefoods Hotdog, Nestle Mineral Water, Vaseline and Lemon Square. She was also seen in TV series like "Calla Lily" as Bing-bing, "Star Magic Presents: Family Pictures" as Butchay, "Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko" as Kerubin,...

) Bing-Bing is called Calla and Lilys triplet because she is their favorite playmate. Whatever the twins do, she does too.

Lola Mameng (Luz Valdez) Aling Mameng is Aling Lisa's neighbor and confidant. She is also Bing-Bing and Elmer's guardian.

Elmer (Paolo Ramirez) Elmer is one of the basketball players in the high school. He also has a crush on Diday.

Terrence (Nash Aguas
Nash Aguas
Aeign Zackrey Nash Victoriano Aguas , more commonly known as Nash Aguas, is a Filipino actor. He made his television debut on MTB via the Batang F4 contest at the age of 5...

) A very sickly kid, Terrence was left at San Isidro by his wealthy parents to improve his health condition. The boy genius becomes a close friend of Bing-Bing and Calla.

Minor Characters

Ising (Raquel Montessa) Aling Ising hates Edong and his family's guts. Her goal in life is to become rich and flaunt it in front of their neighbors.

Detdet (Joy Louise Fulloso) Det-Det is Aling Ising's granddaughter. And because of her Lolas attitude towards their neighbors, she also does not like playing with Calla and Lily.

Pilo (Soliman Cruz) Mang Pilo is Aling Ising's husband and Edongs competitor in the fishing business. Edong suspects him as the one responsible in sabotaging his fishing boats.

Apo Abdon (Ronnie Lazaro
Ronnie Lazaro
Ronnie Lazaro is a Gawad Urian Award-winning Filipino film and television actor, producer and casting and art director.-Television:* 2011 Wansapanataym: Darmo Adarna ... Darako * 2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya ... Papa...

) The famed albularyo of the barrio, Apo Abdon heals his patients by sipping the aching part of the body. A vicious rumor ruins his reputation and now all he wants is revenge.

Father Theo(Lou Veloso
Lou Veloso
Lou Veloso is a Filipino actor, comedian, theater actor, director and politician. He is known for his supporting roles in over 30 popular comedy films, which include Mga kwento ni Lola Basyang , Pulis Patola , Ang Cute ng ina mo! , Desperadas 2...

) Father Theo is the conscience of the townspeople. The parish priest often gives out advice to the most troubled citizens of San Isidro. He too most of the time catches Calla doing pranks.

Miriam (Janna Trias) Miriam is Saris best friend in their town. She also worked in Taiwan and she swore to keep Sari and Ramil's affair a secret.

Ursula(Scarlet Geulen) Spreading rumors is what Ursula does best. But her instincts were right when she spotted something brewing with Ramil and Sari from a mile away.

Doctora (Hazel Espinosa) Doctora could not resist Jerry's charm despite her being married to Tony, a hard working OFW. She was forced to shut down the clinic when her husband caught her in a passionate kiss with Jerry.

Diego (Jam Melendez) Diego is one of Mang Edong's fishermen. He resorted to dynamite fishing to augment his catch and be able to increase his meager income. He wants to be debt free from Mang Edong.

Itoy (Hubs Azarcon) Itoy is one of Edong's fishermen, who has become close friends with Dodie. He encourages him to work and become a better man for his children.

Norman (Eric Fructuoso
Eric Fructuoso
Eric Fructuoso is a Filipino actor and former hip hop dancer. He rose to fame in the early 90's as part of the teen boy group "Gwapings" along with Mark Anthony Fernandez, Jomari Yllana and later with Jao Mapa.He has recently portrayed mature roles particularly villain roles, father characters and...

) Norman is Bing Bing's real father. His existence was kept from Aling Mame because he got her daughter Melody pregnant while still in college. He wants to be a part of Bing Bing's life because his wife, Olga, could not conceive after their first child died.

Melody (Vanna Garcia) Melody is Mame's oldest daughter. She told her mom that Bing Bing was a street kid she helped out and took home when she was actually her own child. She feared that Mame would disown her for she was still finishing her studies.

Other Characters

  • Melard C. Calimlim as melard - a powerful men
  • Carl John Barrameda
    Carl John Barrameda
    Carl John Barrameda is a Filipino actor working for ABS-CBN.- Television :- Filmography :-References:**

     as Ampong - Ampong is the special child of Carding
  • Charlie Davao
    Charlie Davao
    Charlie Davao was a Filipino actor known for roles in film and television.-Early life:Born Charles Valdez-Davao in Iloilo City of a Filipino mestizo of Spanish and Arab descent. He moved to Manila in 1954 to pursue a degree in commerce student at the University of the East...

     as Leo Martin
  • Dinky Doo as Mang Walter
  • Miles Ocampo
    Miles Ocampo
    Camille Hojilla, better known as Miles Ocampo is a Filipina actress, commercial model and print-ads model. A former mainstay in the kiddy gag show Goin Bulilit, she is a member of Star Magic...

     as Laning
  • Jesus Doldelea as Boyoyoy
  • Robert Villar
    Robert Villar
    Robert Villar, Jr. August 16, 1999, better known simply as Robert "Buboy" Villar, is a Philippine actor. His first Television appearance is when he auditioned in ABS-CBN'S Little Big Star,He is also a member of the youngest boy band in the Philippines, the Mak and the Dudes. Villar's breakthrough...

     as Berto
  • Lauren Novero as Abel
  • Blumark Roces as Colby
  • KitKat as Jane
  • Ervin Bobadilla as Bestfriend
  • Rommel Chika as Michelle
  • Frances Ignacio as Marianne
  • Minda Flores as Minda
  • Jodi Sta. Maria as Maureen
  • Igi Boy Flores as Dennis - Dennis is a naughty and spoiled child

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