Noted actor Dennis Trillo bagged the Asian Star Prize in Seoul International Drama Awards in South Korea on September 8. The award recognizes and rewards Asian talent widely beloved by the Korean audience. To date, Trillo is the first-ever Filipino actor to receive the said award.
In his acceptance speech, the GMA Network actor thanked the award-giving body for the honor and recognition. He also dedicated his award to his mother studio, his family, loved ones, and to the Filipino people.
In his speech, Trillo said, “I would like to thank the Seoul International Drama Awards for this honor and recognition. This is very special to me because it was given by the Korean people who are very well known in creating the best dramas in the world.
“In the Philippines, we also do our best in trying to create quality programs for the Filipino audience. This award will continue to inspire me in honing my craft as a dramatic actor.
“I also would like to share this award with my home network, GMA7, to my family, to my loved ones, to all the Filipinos and all my supporters. Thank you very much! Kamsahamnida! To God be the glory! Mabuhay ang mga Pilipino!”
The Seoul International Drama Awards is a festival that brings together all professionals in the field of TV drama production and media industry and global audiences who enjoy television dramas. Organized by the Seoul Drama Awards Organizing Committee and Korean Broadcasters Association, Seoul International Drama Awards strives to achieve the following goals: continuous development of the Korean Wave, promotion of healthy participation in festivals and vitalization of tourism in Seoul.