List Of Top Ten Effective Pinay “Kontrabida”, According To Voting Website

Here are the list of top ten Filipino actresses who are effective antagonists or “kontrabida” based on a voting website.

The characters of antagonist or “kontrabida” in a film or TV show in whatever genre plays a major factor on its entirety.

They say, that the life of a protagonist will be so boring and void of color if there is no antagonist who is the source of the conflict in a certain show.

There quite so many female stars in the Philippine showbiz industry who are known for portraying effectively the role of a “kontrabida” and here is the top ten list, according to the voting website


Cherie Gil

She did a remarkable performance in the movie ‘Bituing Walang Ningning’ as Lavinia Arquelles, the one who cruelly said to Dorina Pineda played by Megastar Sharon Cuneta “You’re nothing but a second-rate, trying hard copycat!”

Gladys Reyes

Her first notable performance as an antagonist was when she gave life to the character of Clara in the Kapamilya teleserye ‘Mara Clara’. She was the ultimate kontrabida in the life of Mara who was played by Judy Ann Santos.

Cherry Pie Pichache

She did various antagonist roles in several Kapamilya soap operas such as ‘Mula Sa Puso’, ‘Pangarap Na Bituin’, ‘Noah’ and ‘My Binondo Girl’.

Sunshine Dizon

Though she has already played numerous protagonist roles, Sunshine is also considered as one of the most effective antagonists due to her performance in ‘All About Eve’, ‘Little Nanay’ and her dual role in ‘Ika-6 Na Utos’.

Maja Salvador

She also plays a dual role in her recently concluded teleserye in the Kapamilya network ‘Wildflower’. Her character was a protagonist at first and later on took revenge to the people who hurt her.

To complete the list of the top ten effective “kontrabida” according to the website, here are the names from numbers 6 to 10:

(6) KC Concepcion, (7) Marian Rivera, (8) Lovie Poe, (9) Erich Gonzales, (10) Kaye Abad

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