Regardless of marital woes, Aljur Abrenica, who not too long ago separated from his spouse, Kylie Padilla, nonetheless opts to be pleased.
“In the case of my private life, it has all the time a been a option to be … pleased or not,” he stated in a bunch interview on Zoom to advertise his newest film “Nerisa,” which shall be out there for streaming on Viva Leisure’s streaming platform, Vivamax, on July 30.
In early July, Kylie confirmed that she and Aljur have, certainly, parted methods. She issued a press release saying that “each household goes by way of challenges,” and theirs have gone by way of “the method of recovering, therapeutic and shifting on” in “the previous months.”
Whereas Aljur didn’t go into element about what brought on the breakup, he stated that his household will all the time be his precedence and focus.
“So, for everybody’s sake—my youngsters, myself—I’ll all the time select to be pleased, as a result of if I’m not OK, all the things else received’t be,” stated Aljur, who has been married to Kylie for 2 years now, and with whom he has two sons: Alas Joaquin and Axl Romeo.
In “Nerisa,” Aljur performs Obet, a fisherman who rescues the title character (Cindy Miranda), who ultimately will get blamed for the next misfortunes that occur of their residence island.
“Obet was deserted after which adopted. He marries Nerisa and turns into possessive of her. All these stems from his inferiority advanced and insecurities. He handled Nerisa like a possession and he’s bent on defending her as a result of he feels she’s the one factor he has,” Aljur associated.
Directed by Legislation Fajardo, the film required Aljur to endure diving classes. “There have been many underwater scenes, a few of which had us staying down the ocean for 40 seconds,” associated the 31-year-old actor, who credited the director for his dedication to the story.
“Direk Legislation is so passionate in regards to the story and made some modifications to enhance it additional. So, because the taping days handed, I grew to become extra in love with my character. And that basically helped me visualize my portrayal. He helped me and believed in me. I knew I used to be in good arms,” he stated.
Aljur described the attractive drama as his “most daring”—not essentially as a result of he and Cindy confirmed some pores and skin of their intimate scenes, however due to the depth of the characters. “It revolves round love, revenge and obsession,” he stated.
He discovered Cindy a “very skilled actress.” “She doesn’t let go of the character even when the digicam’s not rolling… She’s a superb actress and she or he impressed me to do my finest,” he stated.
Whereas Cindy had inhibitions at first, Aljur stated he tried his finest to make her really feel comfy. “We mentioned how far we must always go within the scenes. Direk Legislation normally demonstrates what we now have to do. However for the love scenes, we now have to do it on our personal… We talked. And I’m pleased as a result of she instructed me she felt protected and revered working with me,” he stated.
Aljur had no qualms exhibiting off his physique, so long as it made sense within the story. “It’s all about sustaining a wholesome life-style, consuming proper, and sleeping proper. If followers discover me engaging, then I’m flattered. However that’s not what I actually intention for,” he stated.
Now, Aljur is extra involved about enhancing his craft and disproving previous criticisms about his “wood appearing.” “It did have some reality to it after I was simply beginning, as a result of I didn’t know any higher again then. I all the time tried to do my finest, however perhaps I didn’t totally perceive appearing but,” he recalled.
“However now I’m grateful as a result of I’ve a greater understanding of the craft and that has fueled me to higher myself,” Aljur added.
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