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Hend Sabri

We’re big on celebrities, and feature a new exclusive interview with the biggest names on the screen each month! Here are some of our highlights from 2019’s celebrity coverage – stay tuned for more exclusive interviews like these in 2020!

Khaled El Sawy

Khaled El Sawy is no stranger to taking on a super challenging role, and his turn as Dr. Yehia El Tagany in the socio-political thriller El Deif is no different. We caught up with the thespian to learn more about what it took to pull off such a charged character.

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hend sabry

Hend Sabri The Blue Elephant 2

Award-winning actress, lawyer, mother, WFP Goodwill Ambassador and IWC Ambassador Hend Sabri is known in the business and to her fans as one of the sweetest actors around, with a smile that can disarm even the most hardened of souls. However, the actress is no stranger to a challenge when it comes to her work. Already a fan of the first installment of The Blue Elephant, Sabri read the script for The Blue Elephant 2 and was captivated by the idea of playing a villainous character with deep femininity. We caught up with the actress for a chat about what it took to pull an acting feat like this one off.

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mohamed farrag

El Mamar Movie, The Passage movie, فيلم الممر

A mammoth of a movie, El Mamar directed and penned by Sherif Arafa was the talk of the town, every detail has been considered from the cast undergoing tactical training, the special access to restricted locations, and the reenacted war scenes. We spoke with the exuberant Mohamed Farrag to learn more about his experience working with Arafa, one of his cinematic heroes, and how important this movie is to Egypt’s film industry.

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ahmed malek

Ahmed Malek has proven himself to be a capable and enigmatic rising star on the Egyptian cinema scene, all while remaining humble and dedicated to his craft. We were eager to speak with him and discuss his role Osama in El Deif, and the star was willing to give us a glimpse into what it took to embody this complex soul.

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karim abdel aziz

The Blue Elephant 2When the film version of The Blue Elephant hit screens in 2014, it quickly became a cult classic, gaining the love of audiences and show business icons alike. Written by Ahmed Mourad in 2012, the novel is a dark and twisted cautionary tale about loss, addiction, and inviting the spiritual world into your life, without considering the potential grave costs. We sat down with Karim Abdel Aziz to find out about his experience making The Blue Elephant 2.

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Marwan younes

Marwan YounisHe’s a radio host, a maker of viral videos, a “singer” (of catchy joke songs), an actor, and he’s also given us a taste of TV presenting skills during the Gouna Film Festival in 2018. We caught up with Marwan Younis to find out what it’s like to be so damn good at everything … and found out he can’t live without gebna emmental. The things you know!

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omar samra and omar nour

Beyond the Raging Sea retells the experience of capsizing at sea with Omar Nour and Omar Samra during their daring attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an effort to support the cause of refugees. We met up with the heroes right after the film premiered at the third edition of El Gouna Film Festival to learn how the horrific experience shaped their worldview and how the idea for the documentary took shape.

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hany adel

As Hany Adel takes it back to the Pharaonic era in his latest love adventure, he opens up about what it’s like to be Senmut.

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Shereen reda

We sat down to find out how Shereen Reda capitalized on her versatility as an actress to tap into the role of Mimi in El Deif, in addition to finding out what the star had wished to accomplish in 2019 on both the personal and professional front.

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ahmed ezz

El Mamar Movie, The Passage movie, فيلم الممر

Having proven his box office draw numerous times before, Ahmed Ezz tells us all about his role in El Mamar as an epic film of massive proportions. Ezz’s role as Commander Nour is pegged to be a highlight of his career, so we caught up with the stoic actor to find out more about it.

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eyad nassar

Eyad Nassar executes nuanced work through his role as Kamal in Ras el Sanna, and we all want to know more about it. Nassar reflects on his journey, ups and downs, and behind the scenes scoops while making the iconic film.

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ahmed mourad

Ahmed MouradOne of Egypt’s best-selling authors and the genius behind the spectacular world of Blue Elephant has taken us on a wondrous ride of dreams, parallel universes, and spiritual presences. We sat down with Ahmed Mourad to pick his brains about the upcoming movie adaptation of his hit novel 1919 starring Ahmed Ezz and Karim Abdelaziz and the complex levels of the writing journey.

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nelly karim

The Blue Elephant 2Back for The Blue Elephant 2 with the help with Hend Sabri and Eyad Nassar, we sat down with Nelly Karim to find out what it took to make The Blue Elephant 2.

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amr youssef

The charismatic actor is back with a follow-up to 2015’s blockbuster Welad Rizk, the action-packed story of four brothers wading deep into a world of crime and mischief. With his piercing blue eyes and stern stare, Youssef has steadily accumulated the admiration and praise of critics and audiences alike since breaking onto the scene a decade ago, with no sign of slowing down. We caught up with the family man to talk about the sequel, his secret for success, and the kind of life he wishes his little girl to have. 

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Amir eid

Amir Eid was presented with an opportunity this year to take on an acting role in the musical When We Are Born, he enthusiastically took on the challenge. Bringing on board his bandmate Hawary to assist in the composition of the soundtrack, the film spins a narrative sung by Eid, playing a musician named Ahmed who is battling his father for control over his ambitions and chosen career track. We sat down with Eid after the film’s premiere at El Gouna Film Festival to discuss his first foray into acting and what the future holds.

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ahmed hatem

It is no secret that the romantic comedy genre is making a major comeback on the Hollywood circuit, and the Egyptian cinema industry isn’t far behind on trend! The main takeaway of Love Story is how love can truly be blind. We caught up with Ahmed Hatem to tell us all about his experience acting in this movie.

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