|Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas|
Ara and Christian
|Format||Drama, Romance, Teleserye|
Angelika dela Cruz
(see cast) for the complete list.
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||65+|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original run||May 12, 2003 – July 12, 2004|
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas (I Wish It Would Never End/Timeless) is a past Teleserye of ABS-CBN. it is a love story of two star-crossed lovers who suffer for their parents’ long forgotten sins. Christian and Ara battle the odd twists and turns of fate, in the hopes of protecting a love that withstands the test of time.
The series stars four of the brightest and award-winning performers, Diether Ocampo (Best Actor, Star Awards for TV), Angelika dela Cruz (Best New Actress, Star Awards for Movies), Jericho Rosales (Best Actor, Star Awards for TV) and Kristine Hermosa (Box-Office Queen, Star Awards for Movies).
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas is a timeless love story about four people whose lives are connected. Its a story about love found, love lost, hope, faith and desire.
Christian (Jericho Rosales) met and fell in love with Ara (Kristine Hermosa). They had happy moments together and wishes that it would never end. But because of family conflicts, they got separated. Soon, Ara left Christian and together with her family they tried to get away from what happened and start a new life.
But when the train they are riding exploded, Ara and her mother were left behind, then Ara met Leo (Diether Ocampo), a happy go lucky rich guy who helped her during the accident, in return, she agreed to pretend as his girlfriend to make his grandfather happy. However, what they thought to be just a game turned into reality when the two eventually fell inlove with one another.
Meanwhile, Christian met Mary Ann (Angelika dela Cruz), a funny girl gifted with a beautiful voice. Mary Ann saved Christian's life when he tried to commit suicide because of the thought that Ara is dead. She brought hope and happiness to Christian's lonely world and considered her as his bestfriend. But Mary Ann soon realizes her love for Christian but she chose to keep it a secret because of the fact that he is still in love with Ara.
When Christian is ready to leave his past behind and start a new life with Mary Ann, Ara came along. She told him everything that happened to her life and even told him about Leo. She wanted to finish everything they had but both of them still love each other.
As far as the conflict goes, Ara is torn between her first love and her newly found love. Christian now sees himself doing everything to get her back. Leo, on the other hand, is now in a competition to win Ara's heart and Mary Ann is torn between fighting for the man she loves and keeping her love for Christian to make things easy for him.
Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas was considered as one of the best soap operas in the Philippine TV history by most of the critics and audiences. Its highest rating was 49.3%, while the lowest was 38.7%. Its overall ratings was 39.4%.
Top 5 Highest Rated Phil. TV Program
|Rank||TV Series||TV Station||Ratings|
|1||Sana'y Wala Nang Wakas||ABS-CBN||49.3%|
|5||Basta't Kasama Kita||ABS-CBN||46.0%|
Source: AGBNielsen Philippines