William Lorenzo and Barbara Miguel Find Hope after Yolanda Tragedy in “Kublihan”

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Actor William Lorenzo and teen actress Barbara Miguel, as Christopher and Crizalyn Macato, find hope after Typhoon Yolanda, the strongest storm recorded in the Philippines, hit their home in 2013.

Don’t miss their journey to recovery as CBN Asia’s Holy Week TV special brings you Tanikala presents “Kublihan” on Good Friday, April 19, 2019, 5:30pm at GMA.

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Lorenzo plays the lead character of Christopher Macato and Barbara Miguel as Crizalyn Macato, Christopher’s daughter.

Tanikala presents “Kublihan” or “shelter” showcases God’s power to restore despite the seemingly impossible situation.

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It is a true to life story of a family who was separated for 7 years because of an unexpected tragedy. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, the family hit rock bottom when typhoon Yolanda struck their home.

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Lorenzo described Christopher as a responsible father who is willing to sacrifice all for his family. But, where will you find hope when life hits you this hard?

Lorenzo shared how he can relate to him, “Sometimes I doubt God’s existence because of the overwhelming problems I face in life, but, you will realize that it’s just a challenge to awaken us that He is real and present. Never will He leave us because He loves us.”

Seeing the immense impact it will bring to the people’s lives, Lorenzo recalled why he said yes to this project with CBN Asia, “I’m doing this not only for myself but for Jesus and the people who will be transformed through this telesine.”

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Meanwhile, Miguel portrayed the character of a brave and independent sister named Crizalyn who fought to get her family back again, “just like Crizalyn’s personality, I strive hard for my goals and dreams as an artist. There may be struggles but we both believe and put our faith in God,” she revealed.

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“People from all walks of life should watch Tanikala presents “Kublihan” because it will open your eyes to the harsh realities of life and understand that no matter how hard the storm may hit you and your family, the stronger you should become. It’s filled with life lessons and your faith in God will increase,” she added.

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Lorenzo starred in top teleseryes, such as Bridges of Love and La Luna Sangre. While Miguel won best actress at the 2013 Harlem International Film Festival Awards and best child actress at the 2013 FAMAS awards for Migrante.

Tanikala presents “Kublihan” is produced by CBN Asia, directed by Icko Gonzalez. Don’t miss them on Good Friday, April 19, 2019, 5:30pm on GMA.


  • Mike Sarcia

    Hello to all, saan ko po ba pwede ma download yung original movie po na ito?. Our church is looking for original Filipino Christian films para po sa isa g evangelism event namin. Thank you po and God bless.

    • A blessed day, Mike. Salamat sa pagbisita sa aming website. Para sa iyong katanungan, maaari mong tawagan ang aming Partner Service Group sa 663-4700, Monday to Friday mula 8:00 ng umaga hanggang 5:00 ng hapon. Salamat at pagpalain ka ng Diyos!

  • Hi po …super ganda ng story ng kublihan nkkaiyak po cya salamat po

    • Thank you very much, Olivia. Praise God! Panoorin mo ang buong kwento ng Kublihan sa GMA 7 sa Friday, 5:30 ng hapon at kung nais mo na kausapin ang aming prayer team, tawag ka lang sa 737-0700 or magtext sa 09498888001 (smart), 09778056915 (globe) at 09253003000 (sun). God bless you.

  • Hello! Nkkaiyak po kwento ng kublihan ang ganda story nya..salamat po …

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