August 31, 2021

Filipino Comedian Mahal Patay Na; Death Caused by Illness Complications

Noemi Tesorero, a Filipino comedian popularly known for her screen name Mahal, has passed away on Tuesday according to reports. The sad news has been confirmed by her sister, Irene Tesorero. She has passed away at the age of 46. Her birthday was on December 29, 1974. She was born in Virac in the province of Catanduanes.

In a Facebook post, Irene Tesorero wrote: "Ang aming kapatid na si Mahal ay pumanaw na. Wala pa schedule sa kanyang burol due to COVID restrictions." [Our sister Mahal has passed away. There is no schedule yet for a funeral due to COVID restriction.]

According to reports, Mahal succumbed to complications from gastroentiritis and COVID infection.

Mahal has been in the Philippine entertainment scene for two decades. She first came to prominence in the early 2000's with her gig in the ABS-CBN noontime show Magandang Tanghali Bayan or MTB. She has also appeared in numerous television shows and movies. 

Mahal, who has taken up vlogging, just recently appeared in an episode of GMA's Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho. She also made a series of videos on her trip to Guinobatan, Albay where she visited and reunited with her former screen tandem Allan Padua, more well-known as Mura.