Rosa Salvaje

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Rosa Salvaje
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Created by Inés Rodena
Carlos Romero
Abel Santa Cruz
Written by René Muñoz
Liliana Abud
Directed by Beatriz Sheridan
Starring Verónica Castro
Guillermo Capetillo
Laura Zapata
Liliana Abud
Edith González
Felicia Mercado
Mariana Levy
Renata Flores
Claudio Báez
Jaime Garza
Irma Lozano
Magda Guzman
Roberto Ballesteros
Opening theme Rosa salvaje by Verónica Castro
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 199
Executive producer(s) Salvador Mejía
Producer(s) Valentín Pimstein
Angelli Nesma
Editor(s) Marco Antonio Rocha
Running time 45 minutes
Original channel Canal de las Estrellas
Original release July 6, 1987 – April 8, 1988
Preceded by La indomable
Followed by El Extraño Retorno de Diana Salazar
Related shows La gata (1968)
La fiera (1983)
Cara Sucia (1992)
María la del Barrio (1995)
Por un beso (2000)
Gata Salvaje (2002)
Pobre Diabla (2010)
La Gata (2014)

Rosa salvaje (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈrosa salˈβaxe]; "Wild Rosa") is a Mexican telenovela that was broadcast in 1987. It starred the popular Mexican actress Verónica Castro, who played the main character, "Rosa", co-starring with Guillermo Capetillo as her love interest and Laura Zapata as the villain of the story.

This telenovela was a huge success in Mexico, Latin America, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Estonia, China the United States, Indonesia and provided the template for numerous other Latin American soap operas in terms of story, plot twists and characters for years to come.[citation needed]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Result
1988 TVyNovelas Awards
Best Lead Actress Verónica Castro Won
Best Lead Actor Guillermo Capetillo Nominated
Best Female Villain Laura Zapata Won


Nathalie Lartilleux will remake Rosa salvaje in 2014 along with the 1968 Venezuelan telenovela La Gata into a new telenovela called La Gata, and Maite Perroni and Daniel Arenas will star as the protagonists.

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