One of the most prestigious award-giving bodies in the Philippines, “Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino,” recently announced the list of nominees for the 42nd Gawad Urian Awards. For actors and actresses, being nominated alone is a huge honor because the panel responsible of the selection process is made up of scholars and award-winning writers in the country.
Below are the list of nominees included in the Best Actress category. Winning this highly coveted award means joining the ranks of Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, Jaclyn Jose, Sharon Cuneta, and Lorna Tolentino as Gawad Urian Best Actress recipients. Which among the 2019 nominees is your fave? Cast your votes below!
Ai-Ai delas Alas (School Service)
Perla Bautista (Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon)
Anne Curtis (Buy Bust & Sid and Aya)
Glaiza de Castro (Liway)
Maribeth Fanglayan (Tanabata’s Wife)
Celeste Legaspi (Mamang)
Nadine Lustre (Never Not Love You)
Iyah Mina (Mamu: And a Mother Too)
Bela Padilla (Meet Me in St. Gallen)
Pokwang (Oda sa Wala)
Ai-Ai delas Alas and Ex Battalion’s “Sons of Nanay Sabel” is now showing in cinemas nationwide. Watch the trailer below!