Is This Official? Vice Ganda Rules MMFF 2015?
By Kiko Escuadro
“Sa pinagdaan ko nalaman ko kung sino amg mga totoo at nakikisakay lang sa kasikatan mo, nakikisakay lang sa tagumpay mo malalaman mo yung mga tao na iniwan ka sa panahon na kailangan mo sila at nung panahong iyon amdam ikong nakilalang ganun.”
As of now, Star Cinema said that the movie of Vice Ganda, Beauty And The Bestie, along with Coco Martin and the love team of James Reid and Nadine Lustre, is the top grossing film in the recent Metro Manila Film Festival. This was based on the official counting made by the production company on the ticket gross sales which has reached Php510 million, as of yesterday, January 17, 2016.
In this interview, Vice Ganda thanked everyone who watched and supported their movie, “Maganda ang pasok ng bagong taon sa bestie ko, lalo na kay Coco Martin, Nadine Lustre, James Reid and DirekWenn. S’yempre sa lahat ng bumubuo ngBeauty And The Bestie.”
And how does he feel Vicethat he has proved once again that he is still the number one? He proudly replied, “Ang saya, ibang klaseng gaan ng pakiramdam ang nararamdaman ko.”
During the Christmas holiday, Vice Ganda was the only celebrity who went out on his way to the cinemas and to personally thanked all the people who watchedand spent the holidays watching his film. And he stressed that he really worked hard, and he deserve to be on top of all the entries.
“Inalam ko talaga yung mga schedule ng mga sinehan kaya yung ibang sinehan andun ako pagkatapos nun sa kasunod naman na sinehan, at personal akong nagpapasalamat. Pagbukas ng ilaw andun ako at nag thank you ako,sinuyod ko din gusto ko din mapanuod nila yung pelikula with me, at gusto ko marinig yung halakhakan ng tao sa loob ng sinehan at malaman ko kung napasaya ko sila,” he claimed,
Vice also believed that the word of mouth brought them to number one spot. “Malaking bagay din yung mga sinasabi ng ibang tao na nakapanuod na para dalhin ang iba na hindi pa nakakapanuod, kaya maraming maraming salamat sa ating lahat,” he said.
Vice Ganda was asked if he expect to be number one and he said ” nag claim talaga ako na mag number one kami Wala naman kasi mawawala kung i claim mo diba? Hindi naman wala namang mawawala ng sabi ko nga ang bait sa akin ng universe ang bait sa akin panginoon kasi dinidinig nya ang sinasabi ko. According to vice “Words are Very powerful pag positive ang sinasabi mo natutupad.”
The comedian admitted that his 2015 was really a tiring year for him, and also for It’s Showtime family. “Sa totoo lang,“ he continued, “yung 2015 pagod na pagod ako andami kong iniwasang bala, andami kong iniwasang gulok na gustong tumaga sa akin. Nung natapos yung digmaan napagod ako kaya itong success gusto kong i-enjoy yung mga papuri, palakpak pag congratulations, gusto ko lang muna mag enjoy lahat‘to kasi dapat tama ang phasing, after nito larga na ulit ako.”
According to Vice, with all the hardships and problems he experienced last year, he realized the people who are real to him. He honestly said he was hurt.
“Hinayaan ko lang sila, nakikita ko yung mga post sa facebook , pero hinayaan ko lang wala akong tinalakan. I kept silent the whole time. I cried inside and I took those negativity and just thought positive.Ang sabi ko, huhusayan ko talaga itong pelikulang ito,”he explained.
Vice was also happy for the positive feedback of It’s Showtime for the first few weeks of2016. He believed that all of the things happened for a reason “Nangyari ito siguro parak ilitiin ang creativity ng lahat, at lalo kaming mag commend sa mga trabahong naumpisahan namin,” he added.
On the other hand, Vice was also asked about his reaction to his BFF Ai-Ai Delas Alas regarding its malicious social media posts referring to the controversial counting of MMFF movie sales. “Sa ngayon di pa kami nakakapagusap,pero siguro mas okay natahimik na lang ako at huwag nang patulan ang issue kasi ayaw kong may kagalit ako,nakakasira ng good vibes,” he replied.
For 2016, many things have been planned. “May album akong gagawin, tapos another concert and a movie. Nauna na yung PGT nasobrang saya at gustong gusto ko yung pakiramdam yung parang nag uumpisa ka ulit masayang nakakapagod pero sulit,” he ended.