Bela Padilla is nominated for best actress in the 15th Seoul International Drama Awards for her role in the ABS-CBN crime drama "Sino Ang May Sala."
The actress, who played the conflicted lawyer Juris in the series, is the lone Philippine nominee for the category and is set to compete with Britain’s Imelda Staunton, Taiwan’s Shu-qin Ke, Czech Republic’s Zuzana Stivinova, and South Korea’s Si-Eun Park, Hyo-Jin Kong, and Ji-Eun Kim.
Aside from Bela, "Sino Ang May Sala,," with the international title "Mea Culpa," is also nominated in the serial drama category.
On Twitter, Bela shared her reaction to the nomination.
"Thank you! To be nominated with Ms. Hyo Jin and professor Umbridge herself is honestly the most kilig part for me," she said.
Thank you!!! To be nominated with Ms. Hyo Jin and professor Umbridge herself!!!!! is honestly the most kilig part for me 😂❤️✨ https://t.co/ubhxaU4BIw— Bela Padilla (@padillabela) August 6, 2020
Organizers of the event announced the full list of nominations on Thursday, August 6, saying a total of 212 entries from 41 countries have been nominated.
"Sino Ang May Sala," which also starred Jodi Sta. Maria, aired for five months as part of ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida block until August 2019.
The 15th Seoul International Drama Awards is scheduled from September 8 to 13. The awarding ceremony will be livestreamed on
September 15, and will host only local nominees and presenters as a precautionary measure against COVID-19.