Maxene Magalona plays nurse-rapper in her first “MMK” Role


Maxene Magalona will star in her first ever “Maalaala Mo Kaya” episode on ABS-CBN this Saturday (November 8) as the rapping Filipina nurse named Fatima Palma, who gained online fame when a video of her entertaining a patient in the hospital with her rap performance went viral.

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“Despite all her daily challenges in the hospital, witness in the episode how Fatima is able to entertain her patients with her talent in singing and rapping,” said Maxene. “I’m honored to be chosen to portray her because I consider people like her heroes.”

Also part of Maxene’s first “MMK” episode are Bembol Roco, Shamaine Buencamino, Kathleen Hermosa, Joseph Bitangcol, Jon Lucas, Francis Magundayao, Rochelle Barrameda, Ana Roces, Via Veloso, Gileth Sandico, and Rusty Salazar. It is directed by Raz De la Torre and written by Arah Jell Badayos and Benjamin Benson Logronio. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos and creative manager Mel Mendoza-del Rosario.

Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 23 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different generations who cried, laughed, fell in love, and got inspired through the real-life narratives of the show’s letter-senders.

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