Unknown by many, Johnny Biryani isn’t just about radio, as his first love is to perform onstage. He was an alumnus of a university-based theatre company, receiving numerous awards including Entertainer of the Year and Best Stage Performance by An Actor in 2012.
Johnny’s first foray into radio was during his senior year in college as a radio announcer in an FM station in Baguio City, Philippines.
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What was your first job in UAE?
Favourite Filipino movie?
Cholo Laurel's Nasaan Ka Man
Who is your Pinoy idol?
No less than our national hero, Jose Rizal. Reklamador din kasi ako in real life. Lol. Collective voices of "reklamadors" can change everything!
Favourite food that you discovered in UAE?
Where do you want to go for your dream vacation?
South Korea! Feeling ko koreano ako sa past life. Annyeonghaseyo!
What do you love most about working in radio?
Getting to connect and inspire people. Plus giveaways! Feels like im a legit game show host! Lol
What is your happy song?
Running by Gaho (Start Up OST)
What is your motto in life?
I am a goal-digger and no one can drag me down.
What is love?
Love means acceptance, not conversion.
What is the essence of a radio presenter?
Thank you for that wonderful question. For me, the essence of being a radio presenter is being able to influence and enrich people with self-awareness. And I, thank you!
Celebs on TAG
In Conversation with Darren Espanto
Bluebird & Keri Belle (Team TGN) and Maria Maldita & Johnny Biryani (TPUN) challenge each other in quick cooking.
Palamig sa Tag-araw
Watching movie on snow? Whoa! First time ever in UAE!