Jim Paredes Turns Emotional After Watching “Katips”

What Jim Paredes has to say about the movie Katips?

JIM PAREDES – The APO Hiking Society member turned emotional after watching the musical film, Katips.

Jim Paredes on Katips
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Paredes is a member of the legendary OPM group, APO Hiking Society, or simply APO.

It was in 1969 when it was first established at the Ateneo de Manila high school, with 15 members: John Paul Micayabas, Lito de Joya, Sonny Santiago, Gus Cosio, Renato Garcia, Chito Kintanar, Kenny Barton, Bruce Brown, Butch Dans, Kinjo Sawada, Ric Segreto Macaraeg, Goff Macaraeg, Doden Besa, Jim Paredes, and Boboy Garovillo.

After graduation, the majority of its members left to pursue individual careers. Now, it only has three members remaining.

The group has released 27 albums in four decades of its career. It is behind the hit songs; Panalangin, Ewan, Mahirap Magmahal Ng Syota Ng Iba, When I Met You, Pumapatak Ang, Batang-Bata Ka Pa, Awit ng Barkada, Doo Bidoo and to name a few.

Recently, he went on social media wherein he gave a review about the movie, Katips.

Katips is a musical drama film written and directed by Vincent M. Tañada.

It is about a group of student activists from the Katipunan area of Quezon City who struggled to protest the imposition of nationwide martial law in the 1970s.

The film stars Jerome Ponce, Vince Tañada, Mon Confiado, Sazchna Laparan, Nicole Laurel Asensio and to name a few.

According to Jim Paredes, he turned emotional after watching the “martial law movie.”

Here’s what the legendary OPM singer has to say about the movie Katips:

Tañada thanked Paredes for reviewing the said movie.

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1 thought on “Jim Paredes Turns Emotional After Watching “Katips””

  1. Nice to know that Idol J_____ Paredes is still around. Buti visible na siya after that leaked-video that made him famous. What’s keeping him busy? Yung dati pa din ba?


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