Aljur Abrenica admits feeling depressed about all the criticisms regarding his acting.
Aljur Abrenica admitted that there was a time in his career when he felt
depressed because of the criticisms about his acting.
a press conference at the Limbaga 77 Café Restaurant, Aljur revealed, “It was
really hard for me. Umabot pa ako sa different stages ng pagkalungkot. Umabot
pa sa depression, questioning…”
a break to analyze things, Aljur said that it was during this time that he
decided to study more about his craft.
kong magkaroon ng oras para sa sarili ko. I analyzed and traveled para
makapag-isip and then na-realize ko, kaya nila nasasabi ‘yun kasi before, I
didn’t understand why. I’m doing my best. When in fact, when I (immersed)
myself with films and other cultures, kulang pa ang kaalaman ko. That’s the
time I studied. Nag-aral ako on my own. Nanood ako ng history ng film, who’s
the father of acting, ‘yung evolution ng acting sa industry,” he said.
to Aljur, this quest has allowed him to develop a deeper understanding of the
lives of artists.
about how similar his experiences were to that of great actors’, Aljur said he
took them as inspiration.
taking on the lead role in the historical biopic, Gil Portes’s Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli, Aljur
said, “Ginawa ko na ‘yung mga alam kong puwedeng gawin para mapaganda ang
pelikula.” He said he is happy with his performance in the film which will
start showing in theaters nationwide on September 21.
actor, I did my best but more than that, ang talagang hinahabol namin,
makilala, mabigyan siya ng recognition,” he added.