Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay was one of the most awarded teleseryes in the Philippines. With a powerful cast including Lorna Tolentino, John Lloyd Cruz, John Estrada, Edu Manzano, Jean Garcia and the late Johnny Delgado, it ruled primetime from 2001 to 2003. It told the story of twins who accidentally took each others’ place. The show’s unconventional subplots revolved around a mafia-like world. Adding to its uniqueness, most of the characters had Russian names. Some of the awards the teleserye earned were the CMMA Best Drama Series and PMPC Star Awards Best Primetime Drama Series. It was also a finalist in the Best Drama Series category of the International Emmy Awards.