Kathryn Bernardo, Nadine Lustre, Janine Gutierrez vie for Best Actress in Gawad Urian 2020

/ 04:57 PM August 27, 2020
Nadine Lustre, Kathryn Bernardo and Janine Gutierrez

(From L to R) Nadine Lustre, Kathryn Bernardo and Janine Gutierrez. Image: Instagram/@nadine, @bernardokath, @janinegutierrez

Kathryn Bernardo, Nadine Lustre, Janine Gutierrez and Alden Richards are just some of the brightest stars nominated in several categories in the 43rd Gawad Urian this year.

Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino released the full list of nominees for the sought-after Gawad Urian Awards via Facebook today, Aug. 27. The awards event is scheduled this October.


The list includes the nominees for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Sound.

The action film “Babae at Baril”, starring Gutierrez and JC Santos, is considered to be one of the top contenders with nine nominations across the 12 categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Actress, and more.


Both Bernardo and her “Hello, Love, Goodbye” co-star Richards are nominated for the Best Actress and Best Actor category, while Maricel Laxa was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Lustre’s nomination for “Ulan” this year marks her second time on the Best Actress nominees list. She won the award in 2019 for her performance in “Never Not Love You”.

The Best Supporting Actress category is also filled with veteran stars including Cherie Gil for “Kaputol”, Yayo Aguila for “Metamorphosis” and Meryll Soriano for “John Denver Trending”.

After “Babae at Baril”, the films “Cleaners”, “Edward” and “Kalel, 15” have eight nominations each — all of them are likewise listed on the Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture categories.

Here is the list of nominees in several categories:

Best Picture

  • Babae at Baril
  • Cleaners
  • Edward
  • Ang Hupa
  • Huwebes, Huwebes
  • John Denver Trending
  • Kalel, 15
  • Metamorphosis

Best Actor


  • Louis Abuel (“Edward”)
  • Oliver Aquino (“Jino to Mari”)
  • Gold Azeron (“Metamorphosis”)
  • Raymond Bagatsing (“Quezon’s Game”)
  • Royce Cabrera (“Fuccbois”)
  • Elijah Canlas (“Kalel, 15”)
  • Gio Gahol (“Sila-Sila”)
  • Joel Lamangan (“Ang Hupa”)
  • Jansen Magpusao (“John Denver Trending”)
  • Alden Richards (“Hello, Love, Goodbye”)

Best Actress

  • Kathryn Bernardo (“Hello, Love, Goodbye”)
  • Alessandra de Rossi (“Lucid”)
  • Max Eigenmann (“Verdict”)
  • Angie Ferro (“Lola Igna”)
  • Jean Garcia (“Watch Me Kill”)
  • Janine Gutierrez (“Babae at Baril”)
  • Nadine Lustre (“Ulan”)
  • Anita Linda (“Circa”)
  • Bela Padilla (“Mañanita”)
  • Sue Prado (“Alma-Ata”)
  • Ruby Ruiz (“Iska”)

Best Director

  • Glenn Barit (“Cleaners”)
  • Arden Rod Condez (“John Denver Trending”)
  • Lav Diaz (“Ang Hupa”)
  • Jun Lana (“Kalel, 15”)
  • Arnel Mordoquio (“Alma-Ata”)
  • Thop Nazareno (“Edward”)
  • Rae Red (“Babae at Baril”)
  • Je Tiglao (“Metamorphosis”)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Yayo Aguila (“Metamorphosis”)
  • Pinky Amador (“Ang Hupa”)
  • Perla Bautista (“Ulan”)
  • Angie Castrence (“Iska”)
  • Cherie Gil (“Kaputol”)
  • Maricel Laxa (“Hello, Love, Goodbye”)
  • Meryll Soriano (“John Denver Trending”)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Ricky Davao (“Fuccbois”)
  • Dido Dela Paz (“Edward”)
  • Topper Fabregas (“Sila-Sila”)
  • Yves Flores (“Lola Igna”)
  • Kristoffer King (“Verdict”)
  • Noel John Noval (“Huwebes, Huwebes”)
  • JC Santos (“Babae at Baril”)

Best Screenplay

  • Glenn Barit (“Cleaners”)
  • John Bedia (“Edward”)
  • Arden Rod Condez (“John Denver Trending”)
  • Lav Diaz (“Ang Hupa”)
  • Don Gerardo Condez (“Huwebes, Huwebes”)
  • Jun Lana (“Kalel, 15”)
  • Rae Red (“Babae at Baril”)

Best Cinematography

  • Tey Clamor (“Lola Igna”)
  • Tey Clamor (“Babae at Baril”)
  • Tey Clamor (“Metamorphosis”)
  • Mycko David (“Jino to Mari”)
  • Neil Daza (“Ulan”)
  • Lav Diaz and Daniel Uy (“Ang Hupa”)
  • Steven Evangelio (“Cleaners”)
  • Odyssey Flores (“Mañanita”)
  • Don Gerardo Frasco (“Huwebes, Huwebes”)
  • Cyprus Lilim (“Alma-Ata”)
  • Carlo Canlas Mendoza (“Kalel, 15”)
  • Joshua Reyles (“Verdict”)
  • Rommel Sales (“John Denver Trending”)
  • Marcin Szocinski (“Watch me Kill”)

For the full list of nominees in all 12 categories visit Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino’s official page. JB


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