Dugong Buhay

Carlo J. Caparas' Dugong Buhay (International title: Raging Blood / transl. Living Blood) is a Philippine drama television series based on 1983 film of the same name from Viva Films, starring Ejay Falcon and Arjo Atayde. The series aired on ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from April 8, 2013 to September 27, 2013, replacing Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso, and was replaced by Galema: Anak ni Zuma.[1][2][3]

Carlo J. Caparas' Dugong Buhay
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Also known asRaging Blood
Based onDugong Buhay
by Carlo J. Caparas
Developed byGinny Monteagudo-Ocampo (executive in charge of production)
Written by
  • Nikki Jane Bunquin
  • Danilo Niño Calalang
  • Cayrus Dan Cañares
  • Jaymar Castro
  • Zarah Farcon
  • Lemuel Garcellano
Directed byToto Natividad
Opening theme"Pagsubok" by Jovit Baldivino
ComposerNaldy Padilla of Orient Pearl
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of episodes123
Executive producers
  • Marielle de Guzman-Navarro
  • Aimee Fabian Sumalde
Production locationPhilippines
CinematographyNeil Daza
Running time30 minutes
Production companyGMO Entertainment Unit
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseApril 8 (2013-04-08) –
September 27, 2013 (2013-09-27)
Related showsDugong Buhay (1983 film)


Victor Bernabe was honed to become the ultimate weapon of revenge against the De Lara clan. But as he immerses in their world, his mission becomes unclear and he finds a family in the arms of his enemies.

Cast and charactersEdit

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Special participationEdit

  • Maliksi Morales as young Simon Bernabe
  • Carlo Aquino as young adult Simon Bernabe
  • Cajo Gomez as young Enrique De lara
  • Ahron Villena as young adult Enrique De Lara
  • Pen Medina as Armando Bernabe
  • Arthur Acuña as Ramon De Lara
  • Valerie Concepcion as Dolores "Dolor" Bernabe
  • Jamilla Obispo as young Elena
  • Yen Santos as young Isabel
  • Lui Villaruz as young Pablo
  • Nico Antonio as young Alex
  • Brenna Garcia as young Trisha
  • Santino Espinoza as Julian Bernabe
  • Justin Navarro as young Rafael
  • John Vincent Servilla as young Gabriel/Victor


(3:30PM PST)
11.8% 16.1% [4][5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "ABS-CBN unveils new shows for 2013". ABS-CBN News. December 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Garcia, Rose (August 17, 2012). "Ejay Falcon on pursuing Empress: "Ayaw naming biglain. Tingnan natin kung darating tayo doon."". PEP.
  3. ^ Reyes, William (August 25, 2013). "Dugong Buhay star Arjo Atayde hopes he will be given primetime projects in the future". PEP.
  4. ^ "NATIONAL TV RATINGS (Urban + Rural): April 8 and 9, 2013". abscbnpr. April 10, 2013.
  5. ^ "NATIONAL TV RATINGS (Urban + Rural): September 27, 28, and 29, 2013". abscbnpr. October 1, 2013.