- Carlo Aquino revealed he almost quit show biz
- He became so skeptical about his acting talent because there came a time he had no shows
- The actor even admitted being afraid of failing so he rejected some offers
“Meet Me in St. Gallen" leading man Carlo Aquino recounted the times he was not so active in showbiz.
According to him he doubted his talent even though he bagged many acting awards as a child star.
In an interview with 'Tonight with Boy Abunda," Carlo revealed how he felt during the times he was not given any TV or movie projects.
“Na-depress ako. Kasi bata pa lang, ang dami na pong papuri, di ‘ba? Yung inu-ulan ka ng ‘Ang galing-galing mo!’ Nagkaroon ng time na wala kong shows."
“Totoo ba na magaling ako? Kasi gusto-gusto ko po itong ginagawa ko eh. Mahal ko talaga yung pag-arte.”
He even thought of going to the US to have a fresh start but since was uncertain of what he will do there, he decided not to push through with his plan.
Upon learning that he was chosen to be the Leading man for "Meet me in St. Gallen," Carlo even asked them if they are sure with their choice. “Sigurado kayo ?"
“Sobrang natatakot akong mag-fail kaya pag may inaalok sa akin, tinatanggihan ko (I really am scared to fail. That’s why if an offer comes, I reject it),” Aquino said.
Carlo Aquino is a Filipino actor and musician known for being the lead singer of the band Kollide and formerly on JCS with John Prats and Stefano Mori.
Aquino achieved critical recognition for his performance in the 1998 film Bata, bata... paano ka ginawa? with veteran actress Vilma Santos based on the award-winning novel by Lualhati Bautista.
Aquino started his showbiz career as a child actor and rose to popularity as a teen actor during the late 90s to the early 2000s.
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