EXCLUSIVE: Charo Santos shares her advice for showbiz hopefuls

  • Page Views 1511
  • The former ABS-CBN CEO talks about what it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry.

    With a prolific career that has spanned more than three decades, from actress to TV network head, Charo Santos-Concio has come a long way from her humble beginnings as a production assistant in ABS-CBN. After retiring as Chief Executive Officer of the Kapamilya network six years ago, the Maalala Mo Kaya host has returned to acting in 2016’s Ang Babaeng Humayo and is also part of the upcoming horror thriller Eerie with Bea Alonzo.

    With her extensive experience both on and off camera, the veteran actress revealed you need certain qualities to get into showbiz.

    “To begin with they should have the talent, they should work hard in honing the talent and have the strength of character to face all the challenges in the world of entertainment. Hindi madali, this is not all glamour, this is a lot of hard work really,” she shares during her launch as a new celebrity ambassador for Ultherapy and Merz Philippines #BeYOUtifulStory event held last July 11 in Taguig.

    The 62-year-old star admits you have to have a lot of patience to pursue a career in acting.
    “Parang many are called but few are chosen. Ganun talaga. You just have to keep trying. Sometimes hindi mo oras ngayon but who knows di ba? If you really want it, it’s in your heart and that’s your passion then never give up. Pero kanya-kanyang panahon yan. May kanya-kanyang timing yan. It’s what you call the X factor. You should have the X factor, yung wala ka pang ginagawa, you’re coming out of the screen na. You know it’s hard to explain. There’s a certain star quality that a person possesses,” she explained.

    (R.M. Santos, push.com)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 25 February 2021
      3 days ago No comment

      Pacquiao in jabbing distance of 2022 presidency

      A new poll shows that Filipino boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao has a fighting chance to become the next President of the Philippines. Results of an independent and non-commissioned survey indicate that Pacquiao, currently a Senator, is one of top three choices for president. Pacquiao is also in ...

    • 23 February 2021
      5 days ago No comment

      Air Supply says Iñigo and Moophs’ ‘All Out of Love’ remake has ‘great production, great sound’

      International rock duo Air Supply, composed of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, hailed Iñigo Pascual and Moophs’ remake of their classic hit “All Out of Love” for its “great production and sound.” Iñigo sang parts of the song during Tarsier Records’ “All Out of Love” virtual media conference and ...

    • 20 February 2021
      1 week ago No comment

      U.K., California variants combine for first case of hybrid COVID-19

      Media organizations reported Wednesday (February 17) that the homegrown COVID-19 variant sweeping California has combined with the highly-contagious UK variant. The result is yet another mutation, a hybrid virus. This has started to spark fears that the new resulting virus will be more contagious. A sample from California showed ...

    • 12 February 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Gold and Diamonds Rotary Charity Night

      Feb 13th 4 – 7pm Just in time for Valentines Day Refreshment & Food will be served (or Tequila) up to 70% off for Special VIP & Invited Guests One Year Financing – No Interest 25% of profit goes to RCVM Treasury for future projects. Arctic Fame Diamonds 942 ...

    • 12 February 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Erin O’Toole announces Shadow Cabinet updates

      OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, today announced updates to the Conservative Shadow Cabinet. “Canadians are worried about their economic future,” O’Toole said. “Canadians have seen what happened when the Liberal government was in charge of getting vaccines, can we ...

    %d bloggers like this: