It’s Time to Kill The “Mosalsalat Do not Represent Egyptian Society” Argument

It’s Time to Kill The “Mosalsalat Do not Represent Egyptian Society” Argument

Idealists have been spamming my timeline recently with long Facebook posts and essay – like rants surrounding how this year’s Ramadan mosalsalat are not aligned nor reflective of Egyptian society’s values and traditions.   One mosalsal that is being particularly mentioned a lot in these kinds of rant-y posts is ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’. This is […]

Mohamed Mamdouh’s Twitter Comebacks Will Make His Haters Sweat

Mohamed Mamdouh’s Twitter Comebacks Will Make His Haters Sweat

By: Farah Andil

Mohamed Mamdouh, the actor whom we all fell in love with – when he played the role of Amin in last year’s series Grand Hotel – stole our hearts again this year in La Totfe’ El Shams. Aside from his extraordinary performance, Mamdouh is an active twitter user and his fans absolutely love him.   […]

The Internet Just Crowned These Two as Ramadan’s Most Stable TV Couple

The Internet Just Crowned These Two as Ramadan’s Most Stable TV Couple

By: Karine ElTantawy

Via CBC Drama   We’ve had our faces glued to our TV, phones and laptop screens for the past three weeks. One thing that has resonated with all of us, from watch Ramadan series, is the fact that relationships suck. There is not a single show on TV without a cheater. While every year the […]

‘Laa Totfe2 El Shams’ Is Set to Become Ramadan 2017’s Biggest Hit

‘Laa Totfe2 El Shams’ Is Set to Become Ramadan 2017’s Biggest Hit

Every year, Egypt’s top producers and directors come together and give viewers over 30 mosalsals (series) that cater to every taste in drama out there.   While everyone thought Nelly Karim would have another successful year, scriptwriter Tamer Habib and director Mohamed Shaker Khodeir’s mosalsal, Grand Hotel — an Arabic adaptation of the Spanish series Gran Hotel — ruled Ramadan 2016. […]