ABS-CBN Gives Vilma Special Tribute - Vilma Santos is celebrating her birthday on Friday, November 3, and ABS-CBN paid her a special tribute via their morning show “Magandang Buhay” shown for two consecutive days. Hosts Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal and Melai Cantiveros are understandably excited in having the Batangas representative in their show. Many Kapamilya stars greeted Ate Vi during the show, including Charo Santos Concio, with whom she has worked in “Kapag Langit ang Humatol”. Another one who dropped by the studio was Xian Lim, who played Ate Vi’s son in “Everything About Her”, which gave him a couple of best supporting actor awards.
Ate Vi willingly shared her wealth of experiences during her 55 years in showbiz, right from when she started as a child star in films like “Trudis Liit” and “Ging” when she was 9 years old. She shared how she also became rebellious at one time, how her career suffered and how she was able to bounce back to become one of the country’s top box office draws and most honored actresses. Ate Vi even showed that her dancing prowess remains undiminished when she danced with brothers Jason and Joshua Zamora in an impromptu upbeat number. To honor her, the show gave her a special trophy given to the Momshie for All Seasons. Happy birthday, Ate Vi! May God continue to bless you with more birthdays, more blessings and more success to come! - Mario Bautista, Journal, 27 October 2017 (READ MORE)