- Maja Salvador was recognized in a prestigious event in South Korea
- Out of all Asian actresses, she was hailed as the best for TV drama
- Her acceptance speech during the event also went viral online
Maja Salvador added another feather to her already-colorful cap after she was hailed as the Best Actress during the first-ever Asia Contents Awards held on Sunday, October 6.
KAMI learned that the popular actress flew to Busan, South Korea to receive one of the most prestigious awards in her showbiz career.
The gorgeous Kapamilya celebrity was recognized for her remarkable and outstanding roles as Lily Cruz and Ivy Aguas in the hit teleserye entitled “Wildflower.”
Maja arrived as the venue wearing an all-black outfit, and she was escorted by her real-life non-showbiz partner Rambo Nuñez.
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Meanwhile, the said drama series was also nominated in the same event under the Best Asian TV Drama category, but it fell short from getting the highly-coveted title.
In her viral speech, the former “Bridges of Love” star expressed her gratitude to Tirso Cruz III, a veteran actor in the Philippines, for giving her words of encouragement.
She also thanked the Kapamilya network and the director of “Wildflower” for entrusting her the lead role.
"It was an honor to be trusted with this role by our network, ABS-CBN, and the whole team of Wildflower head by direk Ruel Agbayani," she quipped.
"I share this recognition to all my brilliant colleagues in the show most especially to the veteran genius Mr. Tirso Cruz III, who upped my game and encouraged me when I thought I had nothing more to give,” she added.
Watch the video below:
In a previous article by KAMI, Jessy Mendiola gushed over Maja’s post about her boyfriend Rambo Nuñez.
Maja Salvador, or Maja Ross Andres Salvador in real life, is a multi-titled actress, dancer, and commercial endorser in the Philippines. She served as one of the judges in “World of Dance PH.”
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