Any television series will not be complete without the presence of antagonists and villains. We need characters who will make your blood boil with irritation and push you closer to siding with the leads. They bring color and thrill to the plot, which will surely be dull without their evil antics.
Kontrabidas in Pinoy teleseryes have a very crucial role to fulfill. They have to be convincing in their villainous acts, make their audience view them with intense spite, and throw away any reservations they have when they are in character. Ultimately, kontrabidas make teleseryes interesting to watch, it will never be a successful show without them spicing it up.
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One of the hottest kontrabida names today is Yam Concepcion. Her character as Jade Bartolome in ‘Halik’ has been generating much buzz in the past few weeks after a certain kissing scene that the online world cannot stop talking about. Yam’s talent in acting is also being recognized by the viewers, which she is happy about.
The trending actress revealed how surprised she was when her character became instantly famous in the show, “Hindi ko naman ini-expect na ganun ‘yung reception na matatanggap namin sa show, especially sa characters namin with Jade.”
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“Nakaka-flatter kasi parati kaming puyat, pinaghihirapan namin talaga, inaaral ko rin ang character ko. And it’s nice that people appreciate it,” of course, Yam is over-the-moon happy with how the public sees her character.
But of course, with intense performance of a character comes a stream of hate comments. Yam portrayed Jade so well that she genuinely got under the audience’s skin! She shared some of the comments she gets from ‘Halik’ fans.
“Minsan ‘yung iba pini-personal pa. Lahat pinapansin pati ang takbo. ‘Ano ba ‘yang takbo ni Jade, parang lalaki.’ Tapos ‘yung butas ng ilong kapag umiiyak, lahat na. Pero it’s nice kasi sasabihin nila na, ‘I hate you, Jade but I love you, Yam.’ So bumawi naman,” Yam shared.
Hurtful or not, these comments are proof that Yam is a versatile actress who is capable of evoking such emotions from the viewers. She is extremely thankful for any kind of support and loves the show receives from its fans.
“Maraming salamat dahil marami kaming napapagalit na tao, umiinit ang ulo. Maraming natutuwa, maraming natututo, maraming bumubukas ang isip sa ganitong klaseng sitwasyon sa buhay. Sana ay makatulong kami sa inyo at sana gabi-gabi ay mayroon kayong matutunan sa show namin.”
In contrary to her character in ‘Halik’, Yam is in a long-term and happy relationship with her boyfriend for 4 years.
Aside from acting, Yam also has a certain aptitude in music. She can play the drums and ukulele, and sometimes she uploads song covers that she does. Yam also likes boxing in her free time.
Are you a fan of Yam?