Zaijian Jaranilla Actor

Zaijian Jaranilla (born August 23, 2001), commonly known as "Santino" due to his role in the top-rating teleserye, May Bukas Pa, is a Filipino child actor and television personality. He was discovered by a talent manager at the age of 5, and started out as a commercial model for such products as McDonald's, Lactum and Tide. He auditioned for Philippine entertainment network ABS-CBN, and was cast in the network's outfit, Komiks Presents: Tiny Tony, as the young Tony. Zaijian was also a part of the network's children's gag show, Goin' Bulilit. He is currently under contract with ABS-CBN. Within the Jaranilla family, Zaijian is the eldest of three. His first few years were spent in poverty, and his parents separated when he was just 5 years of age. Currently, he lives with his father, Zenon, his grandmother, and his two younger siblings, Zildjan and Zymec. Zaijian's name is taken from the pinyin Romanization of Chinese Mandarin "再見", and means "Goodbye." The word, when pronounced properly, is supposed to sound like "Dzai Jyen," and it literally comes from the two words: "再" (Again), and "見" (To see). In Mandarin, "再見" literally means "See you again.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 23rd, 2001




1. Angelicum College Colleges/University

Angelicum College or Angelicum College Quezon City (ACQC), formerly known as Angelicum School Quezon City, a Filipino Dominican institution is known in the Philippine academe for its successful formation of the Non-graded System of education in 1972. Founded by Rev. Fr. Rogelio B. Alarcón who became its first Rector. Its education program is accredited by the PAASCU.

Type Private school
Institution colors
112 M.J. Cuenco St. Sta. Mesa Heights, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Angelicum College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1998., Actor
b. 1993., Actor
b. 1976., Radio personality
b. 1989., TV Host
b. 1994., Original Pilipino Artist


Company Founded Positions
Official site
Other people associated with ABS-CBN
Radio personality
Organization founder

Movie performances

1. RPG Metanoia (2010)

Animation, Adventure, Drama
played Nico, Zero
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Ann Gatmaytan
Lelette Bontia
Ned Villarama
Luis C. Suarez
Jade Castro
Luis C. Suarez
Tey Clamor
14 Show list

RPG Metanoia is a 2010 Filipino 3D computer-animated adventure film produced by Ambient Media, Thaumatrope Animation and Star Cinema. It is the first full length Philippine animated film presented in 3D. It was an official entry at the 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival. It won the title for 3rd Best Picture, Best Sound Recording and Best Original Theme Song, as well as the Quezon City's Special Citation given for being a Gender Sensitive Movie. The stereoscopy of the film was made by Roadrunner Network, Inc.


Top cast

Bossing, Andrew
Sargo, Cel
Mang Ernie, Bryan
Bobby, Sumpak
May, Cassandra
Ahdonis, Mark
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Ria Osorio
RPG: Metanoia: The Album
English, Tagalog language, Filipino language


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