Nuevo Rico Nuevo Pobre
Nuevo Rico Nuevo Pobre is a Colombian telenovela produced and broadcast by Caracol TV, starring Argentinian actor Martin Karpan, John Alex Toro (well-known by his participation in Maria Full of Grace), Maria Cecilia Botero, Carolina Acevedo, Hugo Gomez, former Miss Colombia Andrea Noceti and Andres Toro (from Sin Tetas No Hay Paraiso fame).
The show started 16 July 2007 on Caracol TV and it is also broadcast on Ecuador's Teleamazonas in primetime. Caracol TV has sold the rights of the show to Telemundo and Fox. It is, as for May 2008, one of the highest rated TV shows in Colombian television.
The Telenovela follows Andres Ferreira, who was borned from a poor woman and went with a rich woman, and Brayan Galindo, who was borned to a rich woman and went with a poor woman.
After 30 years, they finally realize their origins: Andres goes to the pension where Brayan lived and met his true family; Brayan went to live with his real mother, and his new fiance, Fernanda Sanmiguel , and is now owner of the Ferreira enterprise Mundo Express.
The telenovela goes on, and it is revealed that Brayan's cousin, Mateo, is trying to take all his money and MundoExpress enterprise.
The name of Brayan Galindo reflects an irregular adaptation of
Brian to the Spanish, to the equal one of Rosmery (by anerior
Rosemary). It reflects the cultural inferiority complex of many Latin
Americans, who adopt foreign names thinking that it is an indication of socioeconomic status.
The use of earpieces bluetooth in permanent form and cellular
an intelligent Treo 650 by Andres Ferreira tries to accentuate its
The use of conversations in English with subtitulos in Spanish acts a as similar.
The social consequences of massive dismissals of 200 employees as
result of a reconstruction inserts a dramatic effect in the plot, and
contribute to create a cold image of the enterprise world and Andres
Martin Karpan - Andres Ferreira
John Alex Toro - Brayan Galindo
Carolina Acevedo - Rosmery Pelaez
Andrea Nocceti - Fernanda Sanmiguel
Andres Toro - Mateo Lopez Ferreira
Maria Cecilia Botero - Antonia Vda. de Ferreira
Hugo Gomez - Leonidas Galindo
Diana Neira - Ingrid Pelaez
Rosmery Bohorquez - Maritza Buenahora
Isabel Cristina Estrada - lizeth
Mauricio Velez - Fidel Pelaez
Jimmy Vasquez - Miller Anselmo
Sain Castro. - Afanador
Herbert King. - Hugo
John Mario Rivera - Julio
Caracol TV official site (in Spanish)
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