Ramadan Series Guide DRAMA, SUSPENSE & COMEDY

The Ramadan race is on with countless series that seemed to suddenly pop up a couple of weeks ago. There literally aren’t enough hours in the day to watch all of them. We’ve put together this guide to help you narrow down your choices.

DRAMA

Wahet Al Ghoroub (Sunset Oasis)
Starring: Khaled El Nabawy, Menna Shalaby

Based on the award-winning novel by Bahaa Taher, the story is about Mahmoud, a police officer, and his Irish wife, who are forced to move to Siwa. The two embark on an unexpected journey.

El Herbaya (The Chameleon)
Starring: Haifa Wehbe

Dina “El Herbaya” tells the story of Asaleya, a naïve girl, who turns into a malicious and cunning woman due to the circumstances she’s put through.

Ramadan Karim (Happy Ramadan)
Starring: Sayed Ragab, Ruby, Reham Abdel Ghafour

An inside look at the events taking place in a slum throughout Ramadan.

La Totfea’ Al Shams (Don’t Turn Out the Sun)
Starring: Mervat Amin, Amina Khalil, Mohamed Mamdouh, Jamila Awad

A remake of the 1961 film, which was based on Ihsan Abdel Quddous’ novel, it tells the story of a family that must cope after the death of their patriarch.

Hatha Al Masaa (This Evening)
Starring: Eyad Nassar, Arwa Gouda

“Hatha Al Masaa” explores spousal issues, infidelity and a leering onlooker who watches it all.

Wade’ Amny (Security Situation)
Starring: Amr Saad

A nobody accidentally finds out confidential information that puts him on the map.

Taket El Kadr (Lucky Streak)
Starring: Hamada Helal, Yousra El Lozy

A simple young man moves out and leaves his hometown to get a fresh start, but things do not go as expected.

Halawet El Donia (The Beauty of Life)
Starring: Hend Sabry, Dhafer L’Abidine

Hend Sabry rediscovers the beauty of life while having to deal with the shocking news that she has cancer and the events that follow.

El Hesab Yegmaa (Wait and See)
Starring: Yousra

We see Yousra in a whole new light this year as the down and out, struggling single mother who cannot seem to catch a break.

Le Aala Saer (To the Highest Bidder)
Starring: Nelly Karim, Ahmed Fahmi, Zeina

A noir look at the life of a ballerina and her struggles with both her marital life and her professional one.

SUSPENSE

30 Youm (30 Days)
Starring: Asser Yassin, Nagla Badr

Asser plays the role of a psychiatrist who gets in way over his head and finds himself facing a dangerous challenge.

Asham Eblees (When Hell Freezes Over)
Starring: Amr Youssef, Dalal Abdel Aziz

A guy wakes up from a coma, but suffers from amnesia, failing to remember who put him in that state. Consequently, he tries to uncover hidden truths and old secrets about his previous life.

Zel El Raees (President’s Shadow)
Starring: Yasser Galal, Hana Shiha, Ola Ghanem

Lots of threats, blackmail, punches and gunfire… What more can you ask for?!

Bein Alamein (Between Two Worlds)
Starring: Hesham Selim, Tarek Lotfy

Hesham Selim appears as the ruthless villain who threatens the safety of Tarek Lotfy’s family and children, and turns his whole life upside down.

Al Hosan Al Aswad (The Black Horse)
Starring: Ahmed Elsaka

Who to trust? What to believe? These are all questions to be asked and answered throughout Ahmed Elsaka’s latest show, as his character struggles with memory loss.

Ard Gaw (Surface-to-Air)
Starring: Ghada Abdel Razek

A real action-packed series where Ghada Abdel Razek showcases her captivating acting skills while playing a flight attendant who takes a wrong turn in life.

Kafr Delhab (Delhab Village)
Starring: Youssef El Sherif, Mohamed Reyad, Rogina

If you’re a big fan of horror, then this is the show for you. “Kafr Delhab” centers on demonic possessions and a war with dark spirits.

Kalabsh (Handcuffs)
Starring: Amir Karara

A police officer finds himself on the other side of justice, with the public crucifying him and calling him a criminal.

Al Zaibak (Mercury)
Starring: Karim Abdel Aziz, Sherif Mounir

This show revolves around the dangerous side of politics and the exploits of the intelligence world.

Taket Nour (Halo)
Starring: Hani Salama

A seemingly calm man goes off the rails and does the impossible, crossing high-profile people to take back what’s his.

COMEDY

Allahuma Eni Saem (I Am Fasting)
Starring: Mostafa Shaban, Magda Zaki

A man attempts to redeem himself and clean up his act during Ramadan, but that’s easier said than done.

Harbana Menha (She Lost It)
Starring: Yasmin Abdelaziz

Yasmin Abdelaziz plays a woman with multiple personalities who goes on a rollercoaster journey with perhaps too many emotions.

El Halal (The Permissible)
Starring: Somaya El Khashab, Bayoumi Fouad, Yousra El Lozy

Bayoumi Fouad is a knight in shining armor, coming to the rescue of more than a few women, one of whom is Somaya El Khashab.

Khalsana Bih Sheyaka (Going Out in Style)
Starring: Ahmed Mekky, Hesham Maged, Chico, Dina El Sherbiny

A comic look at a post-apocalyptic civilization, where physical fights seem to be the only way to settle arguments between men and women.

Fi El La La Land (In La La Land)
Starring: Donia Samir Ghanem, Samir Ghanem

After their plane crashes, a group of misfits gets into some hysterically mind-boggling situations.

Afareet Adly Allam (Adly Allam’s Demons)
Starring: Adel Emam, Ghada Adel, Hala Sedki

After an encounter with a shady book, a man starts to see a mystic enchantress, while his life turns into chaos.

Lam’ey Al Kot (Lam’ey the Cat)
Starring: Mohamed Emam, Tara Emad

A stubborn, but kindhearted guy goes into a fight that he might not win in a dangerous neighborhood.

Rayah El Madam (Please the Mrs.)
Starring: Mai Omar, Ahmed Fahmi, Akram Hosni

After a shocking accident, a woman completely forgets her husband, entering into a bizarre state of multiple personalities. Now, the man must indulge his wife’s impulses in order to win her back.

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