Kapamilya actress Shaina Magdayao will be featured in the upcoming episode of MMK (Maalaala Mo Kaya).
She will play the role of Sheila, wife of Rey portrayed by actor RK Bagatsing. The story is about a couple who were infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV . In the video teaser of the episode, it was shown how Sheila and Rey faced a very difficult challenge in their life.
When their daughter Lyka was born, she was diagnosed with HIV. The doctor explains the bad news to the new parents and advised Sheila to undergo HIV test. Apparently, the husband, Rey was already positive with AIDS when their daughter was born. Thus, he passed on the virus to Sheila, then to Lyka.
The couple’s relationship is put into a test as Sheila (Shaina Magdayao) blames Rey (RK Bagatsing) for getting the disease.
This MMK episode is in commemoration of the World AIDS Day that will be celebrated on December 1. This year marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day and the theme is “Know your status”.
In their FB posts, MMK described this episosde as “Isang kwento, magsisilbing isang paalala sa milyun-milyong Pilipino. Abangan ngayong Sabado!”
Here is the episode teaser.