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Veteran director Mike Relon Makiling dies at 86

/ 03:11 PM October 11, 2018

Veteran director Mike Relon Makiling has passed away due to colon cancer. He was 86.

His fifth son Joachim Pineda Makiling confirmed this in a Facebook post on Thursday.

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“Wacky! I am gonna miss you Old Man… Rest well okay… I’ll see you on the other side,” he wrote.

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Wacky! I am gonna miss you Old Man… Rest well okay.. I'll see you on the other side.

Posted by Joachim Pineda Makiling on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

It was in July 2018 when the director was last confined in the hospital and his family learned about his colon cancer.

Makiling was known for his blockbuster Filipino movies from the 70s up to the 80s like “Iskul Bukol” (1980), “Age Doesn’t Matter” (1981), “Goodah” (1984), “Mama Said, Papa Said, I Love You” (1985), and “Fly Me To The Moon” (1988), among others.

He had 58 credits as a screenwriter and 89 credits as a film director.  /kga

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