Zanjoe Marudo revisits the woods

 

By Boy Villasanta

 

Exclusive!

 

Only a few know that actor Zanjoe Marudo’s roots are from the countryside of Calauag town in Quezon Province.

 

            It might be because most of the write-ups about his beginnings were found in Cavite and Batangas provinces.

 

            Only once in a while does he go to the farthest community south of Quezon sans the prying cameras except perhaps when he was still a kid.

 

 But we were lucky enough to find out that Zanjoe had just revisited Calauag, his mother’s hometown, when an inspector of a bus plying Manila and Calauag and vice-versa informed us passengers that he saw Marudo at the trail going to the woods in one barangay of the town.

“Nakita ko siya r’yan sa may kalaanan (a local dialect which means a trail surrounded by trees and bushes) at papuntang gubat. May mga kasama siya (I saw him at the entrance of a path going to the forest),” volunteered the inspector.

The bus employee started to recall that Zanjoe is a nephew of one of his friends. “Sa mga Acuesta ‘yan si Zanjoe (Zanjoe comes from the family of the Acuestas,” he added.

Marudo’s mom, Rosanna Acuesta Marudo is a native of Calauag.

The Acuestas are simple rural folk but when some of them migrated to the city to seek greener pasture, they managed to be associated with various types of people from different places and social stations.

One of the outstanding traits of the Acuestas, according to their friends and associates, is their closely knitted relationships.

Although Zanjoe wasn’t born in Calauag but in Tanauan, Batangas, his mom, according to some of her friends, sees to it that she introduces her children about her roots.

During Zanjoe’s reign in “Pinoy Big Brother,” he was already a talk of the town in his mom’s place.

It’s no wonder that his town mates are very proud of him.

It’s no wonder as well that he is excited to pay his roots a visit even going to the boondocks.

 

 

Like us in Facebook

facebook like box joomla

Features

Latest News

Remittances up by 5.4% in February 2018

    By Rose de la Cruz   Remittances of overseas Filipinos hit $2.5 billion in February, up by 5.4 percent from those sent during the same period... Read More...
Local court convicts officers of closed rural bank in Camarines Sur

  By Rose de la Cruz   The municipal trial court of CamaliganGainza-Milaor in Camarines Sur convicted the former directors and officers of a closed... Read More...
Bong still unsure of Senate run

Should he stay or should he go?  This is the question that Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go is trying to answer and... Read More...
IMAGE In the know: Solar Philippines

Solar Philippines is currently the country’s – and Southeast Asia’s – largest solar-energy company. Founded in August 2013 by Leandro... Read More...
Wrong Dream Girl and Other Laughs

Wrong Dream GirlA FROG telephones the Psychic Hotline. His Personal Psychic Advisor tells him, "You are going to meet a beautiful young girl who will... Read More...
Confession Code and other laughs

Confession Code AN old priest who became sick of all the people in his parish who kept confessing to adultery said one Sunday, in the pulpit,"If I... Read More...
IMAGE PAGIGING MAKABAYAN

KAMAKAILAN ay tumawag ng atensyon ang plano ni Sen. Manny Pacquiao na maghain ng panukalang batas na naglalayon na isama bilang bahagi ng curriculum... Read More...
IMAGE PUTULIN ANG MONOPOLYO NG MERALCO!

SUPORTADO nang ibat-ibang consumer group kabilang na ang Institute for Consumer Research and Empowerment (ICORE) ang panukalang dapat putulin na ang... Read More...

Our Guests

Today633
Yesterday911
This week1544
This month24151
Total927810

Visitor Info

  • Your IP: 54.80.185.137

Who Is Online

30
Online

Monday, 23 April 2018
© 2016 OpinYon News Magazine Online. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.