In the "Diary ng Panget", she is portraying the character Reah "Eya" Rodgriguez, who is the protagonist and narrator of the movie. She describes herself as "panget" (ugly). She is a student of Willford Academy, who was hired to as a personal maid of Cross Sandford. Cross - played by James Reid, is a handsome, well-off and snobbish student of Willford Academy.
But don't ever think that she is ugly, here's a stunning photo of Nadine in a sexy daring gown during 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival.
The book was first released in the online community Wattpad by an author with the pseudonym HaveYouSeenThisGirl. It garnered 12 million reads online before it was noticed by PSICOM publishing (now acquired by Viva) and Viva Entertainment Corporation. The former published the book in print while the latter produced it for the big screen.
Here is the official full trailer of the "Diary ng Panget" movie from a Youtube video:
First, let us present a profile of our featured Pinay teen celebrity. Born as Nadine Paguia Lustre on October 31, 1993, this cute Filipina is a singer, dancer and actress. She was first seen in GMA Network's Party Pilipinas as a performer from 2009 to 2010. She was also cast in the youth-oriented show "Bagets: Just Got Lucky" by the TV-5 Kapatid network in 2011.
Her breakthrough came through a supporting role in the Vice Ganda film "Petrang Kabayo" in 2011. The public and film producers, particularly Viva Films, took notice. Soon, Miss Lustre was given roles as part of the main cast in several Viva movies such as "Who's That Girl?", "The Fighting Chefs" and now in a lead role with "Diary ng Panget".
By the way, she was a member of the group "Pop Girls", which released the singles "Crazy crazy", "True Love" and "Sige Sayaw". This year (2014), she released her own single "Paligoy-Ligoy".
More photos of the Filipina teen star: