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Not to be confused with Rusalka.
Genre Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Directed by Jeffrey R. Jeturian
Rechie A. Del Carmen
Starring Empress Schuck[1][2][3]
Felix Roco[4][5]
Matt Evans[6]
Theme music composer Rico J. Puno
Opening theme "Lupa" by Erik Santos
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 115
Executive producer(s) Sackey Prince Pendatun
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Star Creatives[7]
Original network ABS-CBN
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release May 17 (2010-05-17) – October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22)
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Rosalka is an afternoon ABS-CBN drama starring Empress Schuck in the title role along with Matt Evans and Felix Roco. The story revolves around a hunchback named Rosa and her journey towards the pain and joy of life in extent of her disability.[8][9][10][11] It aired from May 17, 2010 to October 22, 2010.


The story revolves around a young lady named Rosalka, judged and shunned by the public because of her "horrible" disability—all, except for a man who seems to accept her for who she is. But will their love stand the test of time—and of society, when the mystery of Rosalka's disability is made public? Rosa is carrying a monster inside her back that detaches itself every full moon which then transforms Rosa into a beautiful lady. The monster dies at the ending because of saving its and Rosa's mother from Wilfred.


The cast of Rosalka

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Rosalka was launched as one of the ABS-CBN's offerings for the 2010, during the ABS-CBN Trade Launch and was announced during the Kapamilya Trade Launch held in Boracay.[15]


In Slavic mythology, there is a supernatural creature called "Rusalka" which generally resemble mermaids and nymphs.


  • 2010 PMPC Star Awards for Television's "Best Daytime-Drama Series"

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