Bendita mentira
Created byInés Rodena
Written byCelia Alonso
Andrea Ordóñez
Lila Yolanda Andrade
Tere Medina
Alberto Aridjis
Directed byLorenzo de Rodas
Karina Duprez
StarringAngélica María
Mariana Levy
Sergio Catalán
Ana Patricia Rojo
Ramón Abascal
Marisol Mijares
Joel Núñez
Opening themeBendita mentira by Angélica María
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes90
Executive producerCarlos Moreno Laguillo
ProducerJorge Lozano Soriano
Production locationsFilming
Televisa San Ángel
Mexico City, Mexico
CinematographyJuan Carlos Frutos
Luis Toledo
Running time41-44 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseAugust 5 (1996-08-05) –
December 6, 1996 (1996-12-06)
Preceded byPara toda la vida (17:30)
La culpa (18:00)
Followed byLuz Clarita (17:00)
Mi querida Isabel (18:00)
Related showsCorazón de madre (1969)
Soledad (1980-1981)

Bendita mentira (English: Blessed Lie) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carlos Moreno Laguillo for Televisa in 1996.[1] It premiered on Canal de las Estrellas on August 5, 1996 and ended on December 6, 1996.

Angélica María, Mariana Levy and Sergio Catalán starred as protagonists, while Ana Patricia Rojo starred as main antagonist.


Esperanza is a woman who works as a housekeeper at the home of the family de la Mora, where his son Diego Mora lives, but he has grown up believing that the Mora are their parents. Diego is a boy of society, accustomed to luxuries and live life irresponsibly. The relationship between him and Hope is very hostile, he humiliates and despises her for being a simple employee. On the contrary Carolina is a beautiful young woman who lives in a modest home with his mother Goya and his sister Margarita, that help and support.



Year Award Category Nominee Result
1997 15th TVyNovelas Awards Best Antagonist Actress Ana Patricia Rojo Nominated
Best Leading Actress Angélica María Won
Best Co-lead Actress Mariana Levy Nominated
Best Male Revelation Sergio Catalán


  1. ^ "Bendita mentira" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on September 11, 2011. Retrieved March 20, 2016.