Corazón salvaje (1993 telenovela)

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Corazón salvaje
Title Card
Corazón salvaje Title Card
Genre Telenovela
Created by María Zarattini
Written by
Directed by
  • Alberto Cortés
  • José Rendón
Opening theme "Corazón Salvaje" (Mijares)
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 80
Producer(s) José Rendón
Cinematography Miguel Valdés
Original channel Televisa
Original run June 14, 1993 – February 18, 1994

Corazón salvaje is a Mexican telenovela, which was produced by and broadcast on Televisa in 1993. It was also broadcast on Galavisión and Univision in the United States later that year and again in 2003 as well as in Peru in 1993 and 1999, in Kenya on KTN and in Italy on Rete 4 in 1993 and on 7Gold and 2004.

This is the third adaptation to date of the novel Corazón salvaje by Caridad Bravo Adams. The story was adapted by María Zarattini who changed the setting where the story takes place from Martinique to the port of Veracruz and the French surnames of the characters to Spanish surnames. The historical advisor for this telenovela was Jose Ruiz de Esparza who also advised the production of Alondra also starred by Ana Colchero in the title role.

Eduardo Palomo played the roles of Francisco Alcázar and his grown-up son, "Juan del Diablo". Palomo sported long hair for the production and took advantage of the success of the telenovela debuted with an album sporting this look. Enrique Lizalde, who had the role of Juan del Diablo in the 1966 version, played the role of Juan's mentor in this production.

In 2009, Aracely Arámbula and Eduardo Yáñez appeared in the remake of Corazón salvaje.

"The Best Telenovela of the Year" (Premios TVyNovelas 1994)


This production earned the TP de Oro Award in 1995/96 for Best Telenovela and the TVyNovelas Award for Best Telenovela of the Year in 1994. These awards are considered major television awards in Spain and Mexico.

It also received the 1995 Telegatto Award in Italy where the telenovela, as Cuore Selvaggio became a success and made Palomo a star in that country. It received the La Giara d'Argento award in 1996.



For the plot see the article about the original novel, Corazón salvaje.

Preceded by
Entre la vida y la muerte
Corazón Salvaje
July 5, 1993 - February 18, 1994
Succeeded by
Dos mujeres, un camino

International release[edit]

Country Network(s) Series premiere Series finale Title
 Mexico Canal de las Estrellas July 5, 1993 February 18, 1998 Corazón Salvaje
 Mexico TL Novelas February 25, 2008 2009 Corazón Salvaje


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