Another star in the making is Martin del Rosario who is now making waves, thanks to success of PHR Pintada alongside Denise Laurel. His real name is Martin Miguel Mangay del Rosario, born in November 25 of 1992 (he's now 19 years old.)
He received his first acting award in 2001 where he won "Breakthrough Performance by an Actor" for the movie Dagim in the 8th Golden Screen Awards presented by the Entertainment Press Society, Inc. He also won the "New Movie Actor of the Year" award, for the same film, in the 27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies.
SYNOPSIS OF PINTADA:
A love story between a high school boy Sev and his teacher Lysa, who loses her beauty in a tragic fire. This gave her a lifetime scar, physically and emotionally. Lysa is a young woman with a beauty is desired by men and envied by women. One day, a fire breaks out in the school she works in. While trying to rescue her students, a part of her face gets burned. Some people die in the fire, among them is a man rumoured to have an affair with her. Besieged by hatred from the townsfolk and ashamed of her badly burned face, Lysa decides to leave and live in seclusion.
Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina. With casts: Yen Santos, James Reid, Lemuel Pelayo, Ricardo Cepeda, Nikka Valencia, Alma Concepcion, Bernadette Alysson, Trina Lagaspi, Chase Vega, etc.