Wenn Deramas dies of heart attack at 49

  • February 29, 2016
  • INSIDESHOWBIZ.PH TEAM

“Isang napakalungkot na araw. Sagad hanggang buto. Paalam direk Wenn. Mahal na mahal kita.”

This heartbreaking Tweet of Vice Ganda on Direk Wenn’s passing shocked the fans and the people in showbiz industry.

Film and television director Wenn Deramas died of heart attack this morning, February 29. He was 49 years old.

ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) reported that June Rufino, a good friend of direk Wenn, went to the hospital at 2am in the morning on Monday, February 29,  and said that the director could not be revived.

Direk Wenn is one of the renowned directors in Philippine showbiz who directed award-winning films ‘Ang Tanging Ina Mo!,’ ‘The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin,’ ‘Sisterakas,’ and ‘Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy.’

ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc., Star Cinema, released this statement:

”We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our Kapamilya Direk Wenn Deramas. Today we lost not just one of the greatest minds but a loving son, brother, friend.

“This is a sad day for the industry. He will forever be remembered.”

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