A good bida makes a teleserye or movie interesting, but she's nothing without the help of a wicked kontrabida. Memorable villainesses make the protagonists shine, and there's nothing an audience enjoys more than hating on an effective kontrabida.

Through the years, Philippine TV and film have seen great actresses make their mark in the showbiz industry through their prowess as kontrabidas. Female Network lists 25 of them below. Which actress do you think makes the most effective villainess? Scroll through the gallery until you get to your actress of choice, then click on the Vote button! You can vote as many times as you like. Tell us why you think your bet makes the perfect kontrabida in a comment below. Voting ends on April 30.

Note: Voting percentage does not equal the number of votes. Remember that as the voting margin (difference among the number of votes per entry) between the leading celebrity and the other nominees increases, the voting percentages will change. The bigger the differences in number of votes, the bigger the differences between percentages. This means that even though the number of votes for your bet is going up, the voting percentage can decrease.

(All photos courtesy of PEP.ph unless otherwise noted)

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