Icflix showcases top drama and comedy

Icflix showcases top drama and comedy
Al Arrab is among the series available on Icflix during Ramadan.
Published: 5 June 2016 - 4:02 a.m.
By: Digital Production Middle East Staff

Streaming service Icflix will showcase Layali Al Helmeya season 6, Al Tawarid and Al Arrab – Taht Al Hezam during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Layali Al Helmeya season 6 is a continuation of the classic Layali Al Helmeya, the Egyptian masterpiece of Osama Anwar Okasha that tells the story of social changes in Egypt from the early 19th century up to the 1990s through characters living in the historical alley of Helmeya. The series is showcased over five seasons, which are currently available on Icflix.

The series, which saw its last sequel in 1995, is directed by renowned director Magdy Abu Emeira and will feature the same stars after 21 years, including, Ilham Shahin, Safiya Al-Emari, and Hesham Selim alongside Sherif Fayed, Dorra and Arab Idol 2012 winner, Carmen Suleiman.

“There is always demand for good TV series during the month of Ramadan, as people spend more time at home. We have selected the best of the best productions this year. Subscribers will have the chance to watch these Jazwood shows, any hour of the day this Ramadan,” said Carlos Tibi, CEO and founder, Icflix.

Al Tawarid, described as the regions first Bedouin comedy, filmed in Abu Dhabi and directed by Mazen Al Saady will feature veterans of Arab cinema, Ahmad Alahmad, Mohamed Hadaki, Nisreen Tafesh, and Ayman Reda and, whilst Amal Boushousha, Bassel Khayat and Bassem Yakhour will be seen starring in Al Arrab – Taht Al Hezam, an adaptation of the ever-popular classic Hollywood film, The Godfather; a continuation of season 1 revolving around the thirst for power.


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