Una Kang Naging Akin

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Una Kang Naging Akin
Una Kang Naging Akin title card.jpg
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Also known asWhen You Were Mine
Based onUna Kang Naging Akin (1991)
by Laurice Guillen
Directed byJoel Lamangan
Theme music composerTata Betita
Opening theme"Una Kang Naging Akin" by Ram Chaves
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes80
Executive producerWilma Galvante
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time25-35 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture formatSDTV 480i
Original releaseSeptember 1 (2008-09-01) –
December 19, 2008 (2008-12-19)

Una Kang Naging Akin (International title: When You Were Mine / transl. You Became Mine First) is a 2008 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. Based on a 1991 Philippine film of the same title, the series is the tenth instalment of Sine Novela. Directed by Joel Lamangan, it stars Angelika Dela Cruz, Wendell Ramos, and Maxene Magalona. It premiered on September 1, 2008, on the network's Dramarama sa Hapon line up replacing Magdusa Ka. The series concluded on December 19, 2008, with a total of 80 episodes.


Tragedy strikes when the helicopter that Nick crashes on a remote island. A body is found in the crash site but it turned out to be Nick's officemate whose name was not listed in the passenger manifesto. The "death" of Nick caused great grief to Vanessa since she was already betrothed to be married to the young man. On the remote island, Nick meets Modesto Mallari, a marine biologist. Because of his memory loss, Nick introduces himself as Darwin. Mallari takes Darwin to his home where he introduces his daughter, Jessa. As time passes by, the two develop feelings for each other and have a child together. Darwin becomes involved in another accident that triggers the return of his past memories. With the return of his memory, Darwin's identity, as well as Jessa and their child, no longer exist in Nick's recollection.[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Wendell Ramos portrays Nick Adriano.
Lead cast
Supporting cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Una Kang Naging Akin earned a 21.5% rating.[2] While the final episode scored a 24.9% rating.[3]


  1. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (August 29, 2008). ""Una Kang Naging Akin" airs September 1 on GMA-7". PEP. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  2. ^ Santiago, Erwin (September 2, 2008). "TV Ratings (Aug. 29-Sept. 1): "Magdusa Ka" ends with a bang, "Una Kang Naging Akin" opens strongly". Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  3. ^ Santiago, Erwin (December 23, 2008). "TV Ratings (Dec. 15-21): "Luna Mystika" and "Una Kang Naging Akin" top ratings game". Retrieved March 7, 2018.

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