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Alakdana title screen
Also known as The Lady Scorpion
Genre Fantasy
Created by GMA Entertainment TV Group
Directed by Mac Alejandre
Starring Louise delos Reyes
Paulo Avelino
Alden Richards
Theme music composer Vehnee Saturno
Opening theme "Sa Pangarap Ko"
sung by Frencheska Farr
Composer(s) Vehnee Saturno
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 78 episodes (Final)
Executive producer(s) Wilma Galvante
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 30–45 minutes (approx. 25 minutes w/o commercials)
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i NTSC
Original release January 24 – May 13, 2011
Followed by Ang Yaman ni Lola (August 23, 2010-January 21, 2011)

Alakdana (English: The Lady Scorpion) is an original fantasy-horror drama series aired by GMA Network. It is topbilled by tween star Louise delos Reyes as Adana. Her leading men for this project are Paulo Avelino, Richie Paul Gutierrez and newcomer Alden Richards. Members of its cast include Jean Garcia, Matthew Mendoza, Jobelle Salvador, Jhoana Marie Tan, Perla Bautista, Racquel Montesa, and Ian de Leon. It will be directed by Mac Alejandre and premieres this January 24, 2011 on GMA′s Dramarama sa Hapon (now Afternoon Prime) block replacing Ang Yaman ni Lola. The show premiered on January 26, 2011 on GMA Pinoy TV, 2 days after its original premiere.[1][2][3] The show ended on May 13 and replaced by Blusang Itim.[4]


The story centers on a girl named Adana. Adana is plagued with a scorpion tail. Thus, making her life very uneasy and woeful. Despite of the plague, Adana grows up to be a kind-hearted, down to earth and God-fearing child. Adana, with a fear of having her big secret revealed, will be hiding her identity as a girl born with an unusual scorpion tail.

Alden Richards plays Joma Perez

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Special Participation[edit]

  • Mariel Pamintuan as Young Adana
  • Randy Frosca as Young Joma
  • Menggie Cobarubias as Vergel's father
  • Baby O'brien as Vergel's mother
  • Carmen Soriano as Zoila's mother


  • This show was supposed to replace Bantatay, but due to high ratings Bantatay has been extended and formerly network decide to occupied the timeslot of Ang Yaman ni Lola.
  • This was the last showbiz work of Paulo Avelino in GMA Network as a contract artist before he transferred to ABS-CBN.
  • This was the first showbiz work of Alden Richards in GMA Network as a contract artist.
  • Alakdana ended on May 2011 and replaced by Blusang Itim.


See also[edit]