Rival stars are united by love and paid tribute to and prayed for Dolphy.
They are crossing network and political lines for ailing comedy king, who is in critical condition in an Intensive Care Unit room at the Makati Medical Center.
Eric Quizon said that his father successfully went through a dialysis Thursday afternoon and it was as if a miracle happened overnight for the ailing comedian’s condition because of the prayers from showbiz and outside showbiz industry.
Their colleagues and coworkers from the country’s top three networks like Felipe Gozon of GMA7 and Charo Santos-Concio of ABS-CBN, are also rallying behind Dolphy.
All of them appealed for prayers and the swift declaration of the beloved comedian as national artist.
Vilma Santos said that Dolphy is an institution in the entertainment industry. Santos continuously praying for him and his family.
Nora Aunor, Dolphy’s fellow TV5 talent said to continue praying for him. Dolphy has given us so much joy and laughter all these years and now it’s their turn to give to him, through their prayers.
Ogie Alcasid, a GMA 7 talent and president of the OPM said that Dolphy is and will always be the comedic actor that we will emulate because of his wit, charm, comic timing and huge heart.
Lani Mercado said she and husband Bong Revilla had been praying for Dolphy since Sunday, Father’s Day.
Carmi Martin, Liz Alindogan, who were cast as ‘Dolphy’s Angels’ in the 1980 movie with that title, said they pray for Dolphy’s salvation and his partner Zsa Zsa’s strength.
Dolphy’s fellow comedians have turned serious like Roderick Paulate, Smokey Manaloto, John Santos, Willie Nepomuceno are also praying for Dolphy.
Political figures have also called for the proclamation of Dolphy as national artist, including Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senator Manuel Villar, Teodoro Locsin, Mayor Alfredo Lim and Senator Pia Cayetano.
- Dolphy Shall be First Accorded National Artist Award
- Nora Aunor Deserves the National Artist Award
- Dolphy Will Still Remain Under Close Monitoring at the ICU Room
- Dolphy Opens His Eyes for the First Time
- A Pending Petition for the National Artist Award Shall be Resolved After Dolphy will be Given the Trophy