Paulo Avelino thankful for Lea Salonga's compliments

11 Jan – Paulo Avelino recently admitted that he is thankful for the compliments given by musical actress Lea Salonga regarding his performance in the musical movie, "Ang Larawan".

As reported on Rappler, the actor, who was asked about Salonga's recent tweet calling him "one of the greatest actor of his generation", stated that it felt amazing that his first musical performance was acknowledged by Salonga, who is a renowned musical star herself.

"It's nice reading those messages. Not just from Ms. Lea, but from others too. It helps me, gives me more confidence, tells me that I am on the right track by doing these kind of roles," he said.

As for Salonga's comment saying that he doesn't sing as well as the others, Avelino said that he is fine with it.

"I took the role so that I can try something different," he said, adding that doing a musical is a different kind of discipline altogether.