Philip Salvador Portrays Tough Grandfather with a Gay Grandson on ‘MMK’

Philip Salvador and Jerome Ponce play the roles of a grandfather and a grandson in a heartwarming story about accepting family regardless of circumstance on “MMK” this Saturday (Sep 10).

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Ilong (Philip Salvador) has been taking care of his grandson Gilbert (Jerome Ponce) ever since he was just eight months old after his mother Elang (Ella Cruz) left him to look for work in the city. Unfortunately, Elang failed to return to her firstborn after getting pregnant by another man.

Since then, Ilong has worked so hard to provide for Gilbert, whose effeminate behavior he persistently shrugs off. Scared that his grandfather might not approve of his sexuality, Gilbert hides it from him and only openly expresses himself in school

Gilbert is about to enter college when Ilong starts losing jobs due to his old age and fails to provide for his grandson’s education.

What will Ilong do to send his grandson to school? How will Gilbert tell the truth to his grandfather who is a known tough guy in their community? Will his love for his lolo prevail?

This special grandparents day episode is the program’s salute to all grandmothers and grandfathers who served as moms and dads to their beloved grandchildren.

Joining this “MMK” episode are JB Agustin, Manuel Chua, Eric Nicolas, Josh de Guzman, Dang Cruz, Lui Manansala, and Nico Antonio. The episode is directed by Elfren Vibar and written by Benson Logronio and Arah Jell Badayos. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos.

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2 Comments on Philip Salvador Portrays Tough Grandfather with a Gay Grandson on ‘MMK’

  1. kakatapos ko lang ito mapanood kanina, ang ganda ng storya at magagaling silang aktor, talagang maganda talaga ang MMK na magfeature ng ganitong totoong kwento. ganda talaga.

  2. WOW…Big break cgurado ang sunod na project ni Jerome Ponce after this MMK. Panoorin ko ito mukhang kakaibang MMK episode na naman

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