Comedian and “Eat Bulaga” dabarkads Wally Bayola puts a smile in the faces of millions of noontime TV viewers every single day and he is one of the most sought-after stars in stand-up comedy bars.
But hidden behind the comedy and the punch lines is a humble family man whose life is nothing short of an inspiration.
This Saturday (February 9), GMA’s drama anthology program hosted by veteran journalist Mel Tiangco, “Magpakailanman,” presents the life story of Wally Bayola in an episode entitled “The Wally Bayola Story.” Wally himself will play the lead role with actress Ara Mina portraying as his wife. Young kapuso stars Sef Cadayona and Yassi Pressman will portray the teenage Wally and wife.
The story begins with Wally’s childhood and shows how and why he grew up away from the care of his parents. Viewers will also witness how Wally braved the biggest challenges of his life, which made him the tough person that he is now.
Wally’s life story is an example of triumph over adversities. The young Wally not only struggled in his career but also in his love life. Although he and his now wife shared an indefatigable love, their families were against their relationship. Despite the odds, Wally pushed on and proved himself worthy of the fame and acceptance he now enjoys.
Directed by actor-director Ricky Davao, the “The Wally Bayola Story” episode of “Magpakailanman” airs this Saturday (February 9) after “Kap’s Amazing Stories” on GMA-7.
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