Belle Mariano is the first Filipina to bag a Seoul International Drama award


Congratulations, Belle!

Truly, she is an outstanding star!

Belle Mariano bagged the 2022 Outstanding Asian Star Award at the 17th Seoul International Drama Awards. An annual award ceremony in South Korea, the event honors worldwide excellence in TV Drama productions.

The award was confirmed by her management Rise Artists Studio through an Instagram post on September 5, 2022, Monday. The actress secured the victory through her breakout performance for 2021’s He’s Into Her starring alongside Donny Pangilinan, her on-screen partner.

The achievement made Belle the first Filipina to achieve such a feat. Former winners were Alden Richards (2019) and Dingdong Dantes (2020).

Awarding of the 2022 winners will be on September 22, 2022, in Seoul, South Korea, and will be broadcast live on KBS 2TV.

Belle won over 175 actors from China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Philippines for the nod. Among the Filipino nominees were Donny Pangilinan, Charlie DizonMaris Racal, Zanjoe Marudo, Jake Cuenca, Kaila Estrada and Dimples Romana.


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