The cute Jillian Ward is back in a drama-fantasy-musical TV series! Step into Daldalita’s whimsical world of talking animals and be touched with this heartwarming story of love and family.
Daldalita begins with the married couple Mateo and Carmela living a simple life in the province. Their happy marriage hits a rough patch when Carmela dies after giving birth to their daughter Lolita. Adding to Mateo's misfortune is the unusual condition of his child whom he thinks is mute. Nonetheless, Mateo devotes his unconditional love and attention to Lolita.
As Mateo dutifully raises Lolita, Katrina, Carmela's sister, helps her brother-in-law in fulfilling his parental duties. Most of the time, Mateo and Katrina would clash but in the end they realize that they have develop an unlikely affection for each other.
The two get closer and closer as days pass by until Katrina advises Mateo to bring Lolita to a "miracle" doctor. This angers Mateo and makes him say hurtful words to Katrina. Completely devastated, she packs her bags and leaves him.
Having no one to turn to, Mateo seeks the help of his neighbor Tisay to help him out in taking care of Lolita. Unknown to him, Tisay brings Lolita along to beg on the streets. One day, police officers arrive to arrest beggars who are part of the syndicate. Afraid of being caught, Tisay immediately flees and leaves Lolita in a basket inside a delivery truck.
Mateo's whole world crashes down when he learns of Lolita's disappearance. He parts way with Katrina and continues his life without his daughter.
Meanwhile, baby Lolita ends up in a duck farm owned by Lupe who finds her and raises Lolita as her own. But Lupe's daughter, Susan, despises the new addition to their family and often mistreats Lolita. The animals in the farm empathize with Lolita who until now is still unable to utter a single word.
To cheer her up, they would talk and play with her. Lolita listens to the animals and Daisy, the mother duck in the farm, treats Lolita as her adopted baby. Until one day, when Susan attempts to kill Daisy, Lolita stops her and says "quack"!
Lupe, after hearing that Lolita can now speak animal sounds, teaches Lolita how to talk like a human and gives her a new name: DALDALITA. Daldalita grows up to be an extraordinary girl who is able to understand the language of the animals in the farm.
Susan continues to bear a grudge against Daldalita. When Lupe becomes sick and bedridden, Susan sees this opportunity to get rid ofDaldalita and takes her to Manila. Daldallita, along with Daisy (the duck) and Bobby (the pig), ventures around the city and starts their life in a new and different environment.
Due to an unexpected turn of events, Mateo and Daldalita's paths will crisscross. Mateo, who is now an accomplished veterinarian, finally reunites with his missing daughter. But with a different name, will Mateo find out that the lost girl who now lives with him is really his long-lost child, Lolita? How will Daldalita's animal friends help her in discovering her true identity? Who are the friends and foes Daldalita will meet in her adventures?
Under the helm of Director Don Michael Perez, together with Denoy Navarro-Punio as head writer, Daldalita brings the special human-animal connection to primetime TV that Filipino viewers, most especially the young ones, will surely enjoy watching.
The exciting adventures of DALDALITA
begin October 17 right before 24 Oras
on GMA Telebabad.