MARIO Maurer is the most popular Thai actor in our country. He even got to make a movie here with Star Cinema co-starring Erich Gonzalez. Now, he stars in the hit romantic comedy, “Madam Pushy and I” that teams him up for the first time with another Thai superstar, Ploy Laila Boonsayak, to be show in GMA Heart of Asia starting this Monday, August 10, at 10:45 AM.
“The Philippines will always have a special place in my heart,” says Mauro. “I have good memories of my stay there and I still have good friend there up to now. I’m happy that my new romcom, ‘Madam Pushy and I’, will now be shown there. Please watch it on GMA Network.”
In the show, Mario plays a guy named Next, a poor guy who lives in the countryside. He is the adopted child of a childless couple and he plans to search for his biological parents someday.
Ploy Laila plays Madam Pushy, an ambitious talent agent and manager who is on the look out for a new actor with potential she plans to build up as the next superstar that she will pit against her rival in the Thai showbiz industry, Jeric (Chai Chatayodom). Madam Pushy is mad with Jeric and blames him for the death of her best friend so she has vowed to bring him down.
Madam Pushy sees Mario as a promising newcomer with so much star power. Mario as Next agrees to join showbiz as he sees this as a way to find his real parents and learn why he was given for adoption.
But some obstacles and complications come along the way in Mario’s climb to stardom. Will Madam Pushy still succeed in turning him into a top matinee idol and screen heartthrob? Find out in “Madam Pushy and I”, aired Monday to Friday before “Eat Bulaga” at 11:30 AM and on Saturday at 10:45 AM.