Nadine Lustre added another accolade to her list of achievements as she bagged the Best Actress award at the 2023 Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards, also known as FAMAS Awards.
She was recognized for her role as Kichi in the thriller film Greed, which follows the story of a young couple who won the biggest jackpot in the lottery, but things don’t go as planned.
This marks her second time winning the award, following her recognition for the 2019 romance film Never Not Love You. Apart from her Best Actress award, Lustre was also named Face of the Night alongside Mon Confiado.
On Instagram, the Viva Artists Agency congratulated the actress on her award.
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Another big winner in this year’s FAMAS Awards was Nuel Naval’s drama film Family Matters, which won Best Picture, Best Editing for Beng Bandong, Best Actor for Noel Trinidad, and Best Supporting Actress for Nikki Valdez.
It was followed by a Cinemalaya film Blue Room with three awards: Best Director for Ma-an Asuncion-Dagñalan, Best Cinematography for Neil Daza, and Best Score for Mikey Amistoso and Jazz Nicolas.
Here’s the list of winners in other categories at the 2023 FAMAS Awards:
- Best Supporting Actor: Sid Lucero for “Reroute”
- Best Screenplay: Abet Raz and Alejandro Ramos for “La Traidora”
- Best Production Design: Eero Yves Francisco for “Leonor Will Never Die”
- Best Sound: Alizen Andrade and Immanuel Verona for “Reroute”
- Best Short Film: “Golden Bells” by Kurt Soberano
- Male Star of the Night: Sid Lucero
- Female Star of the Night: Jillian Ward
Winners for special awards:
- Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Sen. Lito Lapid
- Susan Roces Celebrity Award: Liza Lorena
- Dr. Jose R. Perez Memorial Award: Jun Urbano
- German Moreno Youth Achievement Award: Jillian Ward
- FAMAS Lifetime Achievement Award: Marita Zobel
- FAMAS Exemplary Award in Public Service: House Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez