WATCH: Carol Banawa's 'Bakit 'Di Totohanin' featured in 'The Vampire Diaries' scene
MANILA, Philippines – It's not every day that you get to hear a popular Filipino tune on US television. Carol Banawa's ballad, "Bakit 'Di Totohanin," was used in hit The CW supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries.
The song played in the background of a tiki bar scene between Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley) and Valerie Tulle (Elizabeth Blackmoore) in season 7, episode 16 entitled Days of Future Past.
Carol was elated that the episode had finally aired. "They have aired it already!" she wrote on Instagram, adding "I am in disbelief right now but very grateful! Will be watching it tonight! Again thank you to [The Vampire Diaries] Music Supervisor, Chris Mollere, [Ian Somerhalder] who directed this episode and the rest of the cast!"
They have aired it already! #thevampirediaries used my song in one of the scenes for the episode 716. It was a scene between Stefan and Valerie They used, "BAKIT DI TOTOHANIN" I am in disbelief right now but very grateful! Will be watching it tonight! Again thank you to #thevampirediaries Music Supervisor, Chris Mollere, @iansomerhalder who directed this episode and the rest of the cast! Try to catch it tonight on CW, April 1! #grateful #unexpectedblessing #godisgood You can watch the scene! Link on my bio
The song was originally recorded in 1997 for the eponymous film that starred Judy Ann Santos and Piolo Pascual.
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