The Voice of Freedom is a Colombian telenovela produced by CMO Producciones for Caracol Televisión. It is based on the life of the Colombian singer Helenita Vargas. Ana María Estupiñán and Majida Issa star as the protagonists, Diego Cadavid, Greeicy Rendón and Marcela Benjumea as co-protagonists, while Laura García, Leonardo Acosta star as the antagonists.
The story of Helena Vargas, a Colombian singer who longed to be free during a terribly machista time in the fifties. Helena found her “voice” through music, including ways to overcome all obstacles – including her family – in a prejudiced society. Music would bring her success and humiliations. It also became the soundtrack to her two great loves: one that almost ended her life, and another full of happiness. Helenita left her mark as a woman and as a performer. Hers is a real life story of an strong women that found her strength in her voice and her family.