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2016: Bela Padilla’s Year in Review

Bela Padilla is an acclaimed actress with many achievements under her belt especially in 2016. She had consecutive movies, TV shows, and appeared in and recurring commercials endorsing several prominent brands.

While #CocoBel have a strong following due to their roles in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, Bela’s own relationship with longtime boyfriend, Neil Arce.
Here are the top 10 reasons that shows how Bela Padilla made 2016 her year.

#CocoBel - Oozing with onscreen chemistry!

#CocoBel – Oozing with onscreen chemistry!

1. #CocoBel! Coco Martin and Bela Padilla’s pairing became trending in 2016 with the success of their teleserye, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano. The CocoBel pairing clicked so much because of the chemistry they oozed during their scenes.

A scene of Bela Padilla as Erica Berry in I America

A scene of Bela Padilla as Erica Berry in I America

2. Praise for “I America”, Bela’s first Cinemalaya movie!

Directed by Ivan Andrew Payawal, “I America” is a comedy drama film chronicling the journey of a complex half-Pinay, half-Caucasian lady looking for American living in Olongapo City (Philippines) who tries to get her passport and US visa in order to meet her father personally for the first time. Many critics raved on Bela’s compelling acting propelling the movie well.

Her performance in I America has led to an endorsement for another indie project whose title she’d rather keep to herself for now.

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Cinemalaya 2016: I America starring Bela Padilla Teaser

The long wait is over! Here’s the short preview trailer of I America, a Cinemalaya 2016 entry led by Bela Padilla.
I AMERICA
A Cinemalaya 2016 Finalist. August 5-14, 2016. CCP Theaters. Ayala Malls.
‪#‎iamericacinemalaya‬
‪#‎cinemalaya2016‬
Written and Directed by Ivan Andrew Payawal
Produced by Victoria Mostoles
Director of Photography : Carlo Mendoza
Assistant Director: Easy Ferrer
Production Designer: Michael Espanol
Editor: Carlo Francisco Manatad
Music: Nonong Buencamino
Starring Bela Padilla. Rob Rownd. Matt Evans. Thou Reyes. Sheena Ramos. Joe Vargas. Raflesia Bravo. Julz Savard. With Lui Manansala and Elizabeth Oropesa.
Introducing Rhyzza Kafilas and Kate Bautista