As one of the artists who helped launch Star Magic’s year-long 30th anniversary celebration during the Kapamilya Strong event last month, Shaina Magdayao revealed that she is also celebrating a milestone in her career this year.
“Nakakatanda man but I’m going to own up to it but yes it’s been 25 years. I guess what’s in store for me akala ko wala na kasi I thought I’d done everything already. But the network keeps on offering me good projects and more than anything it’s the collaborations siguro. I still hope to work with our greats, the great actors and great directors that we have. I always say that I’m grateful for the different men and women that I get to work with kasi ibang Shaina yung nabibigay ko because of them also, with their help,” she shared.
The 32-year-old Star Magic artist also admitted she was looking forward to doing more challenging projects with ABS-CBN and that she was also grateful to be welcomed as part of the cast of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano in 2020.
“I’m definitely sure in the next two years madami pang collaborations with our good actors and directors. This is I think my boldest and most courageous way of expressing my loyalty and gratitude to the network kasi in the middle of the pandemic binigyan nila ako ng trabaho which is Ang Probinsyano led by Mr. Coco Martin our director and captain. So I’m really very excited and looking forward to doing more in the next two years with Star Magic,” she said.
In one of her recent social media posts, Shaina gave thanks to her ABS-CBN mentors and family. She wrote, “Staying + celebrating my 25th year as a KAPAMILYA ❤️💙💚🍾
“Probably my most courageous move in expressing my #loyalty and #gratitude to the network that raised me, signing and #committing in the middle of a pandemic and uncertain times 🖊
SWIPE TO HEAR MY HEARTFELT THOUGHTS why and how I found peace in renewing my contract in the middle of a pandemic 🙏🏻
“Triple Celebration yday 🍾
🥂 25 years in the biz
🥂 2 year network contract signing
🥂 2 year Star Magic renewal
“Nothing but gratitude to my HOME, @abscbn
and Kapamilyas who have practically raised me—-OUR BOSSES, my ‘parents’ CVV(Tita Cory, no turning back!!!😅🙈🙏🏻), CLK, ML, DTE, GMO, LMD and the list goes on and on and on
“My @starmagicphils ‘parents’ then—- My Tatay Mr. M, Tita Mariole, Tita Monch
“and my @starmagicphils ‘parents’ now —— Tay Direk Lauren Dyogi and Editha Fariñas
“Thank you for raising, honing me as a person and artist and for believing in me.🌹
“Wouldnt have lasted this long too if it weren’t for each and every Director, Crew, Staff, Actor I have worked with 🕊 Salamat po sa inyo!
“Lord God, use me, your servant, as I serve you and others through my job in the next coming years…..
If it is in Your WILL that I shine brighter, soar higher, may I shine and soar through, with, and FOR YOUR GLORY AND HONOR AND PRAISE 🕊
Shaina also shared some words of advice to the next generation of actors who want to achieve longevity in the industry like her. “Yung mga gustong mag-artista, lahat naman tayo talented eh. Meron tayong unique gifts and talents. But siguro I’m speaking from experience na what will keep you in this industry is not your talent but kung paano ka makisama sa mga katrabaho mo. And marami namang talented but at the end of the day mas gugustuhin mo katrabaho yung professional na colleague mo, yung makikita mo sa tao na mahal din nila yung trabaho nila. And as a team, mas maganda yung proyekto na lalabas and yung output ninyo because you will work as one family,” she explained.