Rustom Padilla in Drag

October 2, 2008

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Rustom Padilla

Rustom Padilla in drag. Rustom Padilla showed up in the Gawad Urian Awards all made up and dressed as a girl. Rustom Padilla said he dressed up as a girl to also prepare for a role. Of course, that is only a pretense, Rustom Padilla is out and proud to be gay, so I’m pretty sure he relished his girl outfit! Rustom Padilla was last year’s winner, he won as Best Actor in the 2007 Gawad Urian Awards.

The 2008 Gawad Urian Awards Major Winners are: veteran actress Cherry Pie Picache as Best Actress and young actors Jason Abalos and Sid Lucero tied for Best Actor.

Here is the full list of winners for the 31st Gawad Urian.

Best Picture: Tirador (Centerstage Productions)
Best Director: Brillante Mendoza (Tirador)
Best Screenplay: Jade Castro, Michiko Yamamoto, Raymond Lee (Endo)
Best Actress: Cherry Pie Picache (Foster Child)
Best Actors: Jason Abalos (Endo) and Sid Lucero (Selda)
Best Supporting Actress: Angela Ruiz (Tirador)
Best Supporting Actor: Emilio Garcia (Selda)
Best Production Design: Lav Diaz and Dante Perez (Death in the Land of Encantos)
Best Cinematography: Jeffrey dela Cruz, Brillante Mendoza, Gary Tria and Julius Villanueva (Tirador)
Best Editing: Aleks Castaneda (Tambolista)
Best Music: Francis de Veyra (Tribu)
Best Sound: Ditoy Aguila and Junel Valencia (Tirador)
Best Short Film: Rolyo by Alvin Yapan
Natatanging Gawad: Kidlat Tahimik

The Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino gives out the Gawad Urian. The Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino is a society of film critics. The society is currently chaired by Mike Rapatan of the communications department of De La Salle University.