Megastar Sharon Cuneta and actor Jericho Rosales were the top winners in the 2009 Star Awards Nights held last Thursday. Sharon bagged the Best Actress award for her film “Caregiver” while Jericho won the Best Actor trophy for his period film “Baler.”
Meanwhile, “Baler” took home eight other awards including Best Film Director for Mark Meily, Best Theme Song for "Ngayon, Bukas at Kailanman" and Best Film.
The Best Supporting Actress Award went to veteran actress Snooky Serna for her movie "Paupahan" While Emilio Garcia ("Walang Kawala") and German Moreno ("Paupahan") tied for the Best Supporting Actor Award.
Other winners include KC Concepcion ("For The First Time") for New Actress of the Year, Sherwin Ordoñez ("Kurap") for New Movie Actor of the Year, and Julian Duque ("Boses") for Child Performer of the Year.
Star for All Seasons and current Batangas Governor Vilma Santos was conferred the Ulirang Artista Life Achievement Award.
People's Champ Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao was also awarded the Newsmaker of the Year while vice mayor Herbert Bautista was named as the Darling of the Press.
The Box Office tandem of John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo was also declared the Star of the Night (Male and Female).
The event is set to air on ABS-CBN this coming Sunday, May 31 at 10:30 p.m.