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Zanjoe Marudo the only Asian nominated in the 2017 International Emmy Awards


Actor Zanjoe Marudo has been nominated for this year’s coveted International Emmy awards for his performance in the drama anthology “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK).

According to Zanjoe’s home network ABS-CBN, he is running for the “Best Performance by an Actor” award thanks to his role as a single father who brought up his children in a cave after their town was struck from calamity.

Zanjoe’s felloe nominees include Julio Andrade who hails from Brazil, Kenneth Branagh of the United Kingdom, and Kad Merad of France.

ABS-CBN star Jodi Santa Maria was also nominated last year for the top female acting honors.

The Emmys is an international award-giving┬ábody which recognizes “excellence within various areas of television and emerging media.”

The 2017 International Emmy Awards ceremony will be held in New York City on November 20.

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