Ramadan 2019: 9 TV Shows You Won't Want To Miss
I Have A Script
The series will be streamed exclusively on Netflix from 6 May at the same time as it will appear on TV networks, and you can count on a new episode every day. In this comedy, starring Kuwaiti TV favourites Souad Abdullah and Shejoun Al-Hajri, the death of a loved one provokes a woman with a passion for writing to start coming up with television scripts.
Another recent addition to the global streaming platform, Daniella Rahme's series, which also stars Bassel Khayyat, Bassem Moughnieh and Dana Mardini, follows four best friends whose secrets are revealed after a fatal car crash.
You can also catch Daniella Rahme on your screens in Al Kateb - the first Arab series to be streamed on Netflix for Ramadan (from 6 May). She stars once again alongside Bassel Khayyat, as well as Lebanese actress Nada Abou Farhat. It's the story of a best-selling crime novelist, whose real life begins to eerily imitate the plot of his books.
Former Harper’s BAZAAR Arabia cover star Yasmine Sabri plays a protagonist for the first time in this series. After she’s an eyewitness to a murder committed by a family member, the direction of her life radically changes.
Starring Mohamed Adel Emam and directed by Sherine Abdel, the story follows a young man whose obsession with the celebrated American wrestler, Hulk Hogan, earns him the same nickname.
This show stars current Harper’s BAZAAR Arabia cover star Mai Omar, as well as Ahmed El Sakka, Safaa El Toukhy and Kamal Abu Raya, centring around the challenges one man faces trying to make ends meet.
Egyptian actor Yasser Galal appears as a wrestler attempting to escape his criminal past. The series also features Fathy Abdel Wahab, Heba Abdelghany and Hanan Motawie، Arwa Gouda with Donia returning as Galal’s co-star.
Khamsa W Nos
Nadine Nassib Njeim, another former BAZAAR cover star, takes centre stage in this brand new drama, which delves deep into her character’s relationship with her politician partner and with her bodyguard.
Al Hayba (season 3)
The Lebanese drama is back for its third installation and the role of Alia, a character previously played by Nadine Nassib Njeim, will be taken on by Cyrine Abdelnour. Lebanese singer Dana Al Halabi is another recent addition to the cast.
Press play to watch Nadine Nassib Njeim, star of Khamsa W Nos, on her Harper's BAZAAR Arabia cover shoot