Xian Lim talks about his attraction to Kim Chiu and the success of their love team in 'My Binondo Girl.'
Xian Lim was taken by surprise that his team-up with Kim Chiu on My Binondo Girl
would be a huge success. Aside from their kilig
love story in the teleserye
, many of their fans are saying that not only do they look good together, but they also have the same wholesome and lovable personality off cam. “It’s really unexpected. I didn’t expect it. I’m just happy and thankful sa mga sumusuporta sa amin
. Thankful ako na siya ang naka-
,” said Xian during the ABS-CBN trade event last November 15.
But when asked if he has plans of courting Kim, the dashing actor was honest enough to say that getting into a relationship is not yet his priority at the moment. “Hindi po, wala pong ganon.
We’re good friends. We’ve known each other for a long time now. We’re really comfortable with each other. We’re just enjoying our work. Talagang ano lang
, everyone's bonded on the set.”
Given time, however, Xian may possibly fall for Kim whom he describes as girlfriend material. “Siyempre nandun yung
admiration and special feelings ko para kay
Kim. She's really special kasi nga
she has all the qualities [of an ideal girlfriend] ‘di ba?
She has it all—personality, beauty, and brains. But I know Kim is very focused on her work. I am focused on mine. Kung
meant to be naman ang dalawang tao, makakapaghintay ang pag-ibig.
As it is, Xian often gets nervous whenever he’s doing intimate scenes with Kim. “Sa eksena namin ni
Kim may mga
[sparks], nakakadala rin. Kaya nga kinakabahan ako. Sinasabi ko sa sarili ko minsan, ‘Konting alalay lang.’ Natatawa na lang ako pag may mga pagkakataong namumula na ako. Nahahalata nila ako na pulang pula na
. So may mga ganong
How does he feel that Kim former love team partner Gerald Anderson has asked him to take care of her? “Sa sinabi ni
Gerald na alagaan ko si
Kim, siyempre naman aalagaan ko siya. Hindi ko naman talaga siya pababayaan.
I will always be there for her. I will always be here to give a lending hand not only for Kim, but for everyone [in the cast]. I’m a nice guy,” he beamed.