After Lilia Cuntapay passed away yesterday, August 20, acclaimed director Antoinette Jadaone posted her message for the actress.
Direk Tonet and Lilia have worked together in the film Six Degrees of Separation From Lilia Cuntapay, which gave the 81-year-old actress her first Best Actress win at the 2011 Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival.
“Pahinga na, Nanay Lilia. Ikaw ang una kong leading lady. (Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay set, October 2011),” she said in her photo’s caption on Instagram.
In another post, Direk Tonet also asked for her followers to continue helping Lilia’s family.
The director is currently in Greece filming the James Reid and Nadine Lustre comeback serye Till I Met You.