He desires me to maximise my intelligence,” stated actress Ria Atayde, when requested what recommendation her elder brother, actor Arjo Atayde, would usually give her in relation to working in present enterprise.
Ria lately celebrated her 25th birthday with a Cuban-themed occasion at a resort in Manila. At the occasion, her brother was requested to make a speech.
“Arjo isn’t the emotional type. We don’t talk much about this stuff, but in his birthday message, he said he didn’t think this was the ideal career for me, that I was too smart to be here,” Ria informed the Inquirer. “But he also said he saw that I was loving what I was doing (as an actress), so he’d support me.”
The daughter of character actress Sylvia Sanchez was first seen on tv within the 2015 drama sequence, “Ningning.” She is at the moment within the teleserye, “My Dear Heart.”
On the opposite hand, her dad, businessman Art Atayde, reportedly desires Ria to affix a magnificence pageant as a result of she has the peak and brains for it. When requested to verify this, Ria’s tone was noncommittal.
“Katawan na lang ang problema (Not being fit is the only problem),” she quipped. “To be honest, acting is my focus right now. When August or September (pageant period) comes and I’m ready, I’ll go. If not, then it means I’ve already found (in acting) what I’m supposed to pursue as a career. ”
The actress stated she was happy about getting good suggestions from viewers for portraying Dr. Gia Lana in “My Dear Heart,” which additionally options Zanjoe Marudo, Bela Padilla and youngster actress Nayomi “Heart” Ramos.
“I love her confidence,” Ria stated of her character. “Like me, she’s just starting out as a doctor and is under the shadow of her successful mom, Dr. Margaret (Coney Reyes). She’s very loving and only wants what’s good for the people she cares about. I relate to her in that sense.”
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