Zaijan Jaranilla Portrays Kid with Leukemia in ‘MMK’

Award-winning child actor Zaijian Jaranilla will star in ABS-CBN's "Maalaala Mo Kaya" as a young boy suffering from leukemia.


This Saturday (May 24), feel the pain of Clark (Zaijian) and his mother Julie (Sunshine Cruz) who is caught in a situation of sacrificing her three other children’s health to prolong the life of her eldest son through a bone marrow transplant.

Together with Zaijian and Sunshine in the upcoming “MMK” episode are Dominic Ochoa, Lui Manansala, and Biboy Ramirez. It is directed by Emmanuel Palo, written by Joan Habana and Arah Jell Badayos, and researched by Akeem del Rosario.

“MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos, production manager Roda dela Cerna, and executive producer Lindsay Anne Dizon.


Meanwhile, the team of “MMK,” led by its host and ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio, flew to Cebu for a special “MMK Reunion” that was attended by thousands of “MMK” letter-senders from Cebu, Bohol, and Dumaguete City.

During the event, Charo expressed her gratitude to the letter-senders who have inspired Filipinos worldwide through their life stories that were featured on the show. She also thanked all the Kapamilya viewers in Visayas for watching “MMK” for more than 20 years now. Also part of “MMK Reunion” was the gathering of new life stories from Kapamilyas in the Visayas region.

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2 Comments on Zaijan Jaranilla Portrays Kid with Leukemia in ‘MMK’

  1. it crashed my heart band melted my emotions last night as i wathched this MMK episode.I can feel the pain of a child bearing the torments of a life-theatening ailment that only few people have been saved.Kudos Zaijian.Every time you have a role,you never fail to always give your best and you always touch our hearts.

  2. magaling yan c zaijan yan eh yan lng child star na nagpaiyak saken eh sa s0brang galing 2thumbs up Zaijan

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