Actor Alden Richards was again the top trending topic on Twitter as he continues to receive kudos and praises for his recognition at the 14th Seoul International Drama Awards on Wednesday night in South Korea’s capital.
As of 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday (August 28), the hashtag #ALDENxSeoulDramaAwards already had over 160,000 tweets.
The 27-year-old actor, whose movie with Kapamilya’s Kathryn Bernardo titled “Hello, Love, Goodbye” is well on track to become the top-grossing Filipino film of all time, received the Asian Star Prize.
The Twitter showed photos and videos of Alden at the gala night, from his red carpet walk and photo-op, to his speech on stage when he received his trophy and post-award message.
Alden said in his speech: “As a Filipino, I am very humbled and grateful to be recognized in the international scene, along with so many amazing and talented artists here tonight. This award is extra special because it comes at a time when we are celebrating 70 years of friendship between the Philippines and South Korea… It’s always our hope to make people happy and inspire them with our passion. Thank you.”
He thanked the Seoul Drama Awards Committee and the Korean Broadcasters Association for the recognition.
The Seoul International Drama Awards is a yearly festival that brings together all professionals in the field of TV drama production and media industry and global audiences who enjoy television dramas.
Alden went to the gala night at the Grand Peace Hall of Kyunghee University in a navy blue suit with bowtie.