Gigi De Lana takes the lead and makes magic with Gerald Anderson in ‘Hello, Heart’
Singing sensation Gigi De Lana is all set to make her acting debut in the Filipino iQiyi original series, “Hello, Heart” as she is paired with one of the country’s premier leading man, Gerald Anderson—in a romantic-comedy that follows the story of Heart, a hardworking woman with a good heart but no luck and Saul, a no-nonsense gentleman with a lost soul.
De Lana, known to many as a grand finalist in “It’s Showtime’s Tawag ng Tanghalan” first season in 2016 has come a long way.
After becoming viral with her cover of the Roselle Nava original, “Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita,” the singer has since released her debut single “Sakalam” that instantly shot to the top spot of Spotify Philippines Fresh Finds Playlist, now a PLDT brand ambassador, a regular of ASAP Natin ‘To, and performing at the Filipino music festival, 1MXDubai recently.
In her first starring role, the singer admits feeling nervous and pressured acting opposite Anderson, an industry veteran but is grateful for the blessing and opportunity. She also sings the Roselle Nava hit as the series’ official theme song.
Gerald, coming from the success of his two primetime series, “A Soldier’s Heart” and “Init sa Magdamag” and among Google Ph’s most searched personalities—only has good words for his leading lady saying, “ABS-CBN and her fans will be proud of her.”
Despite working with a new actress, he shares his working experience with her has been breezy. “Kailangan comfortable siya and then let the rest happen. Nag-enjoy lang kami and we feel like we made magic.”
Gigi will also headline her first digital concert: Gigi De Lana: Holiday Vibes today, December 11, 8pm with YouTube Music Night’s third session with guest Jason Dy. Hosted by Samm Alvero and Edward Barber, it will stream for free on the following YouTube channels: Star Music, MYX, MOR, and One Music Ph.
Directed by Raz Dela Torre, the web series also stars Alyssa Muhlach and Ms. Celeste Legaspi in a special appearance.
Reserve the series now as Hello, Heart premieres on December 15, 8pm with new episodes released weekly via the iQiyi app or www.iQ.com worldwide.
Check out Gigi De Lana’s ultimate hype playlist on this LINK.