FILE - Yousra, Nelly Karim, Laila Elwi, HendSabry
CAIRO – 2 January 2019: Numerous prominent actresses who usually take part in Ramadan series marathon will be eliminated from Ramadan 2019 TV marathon.
ET presents five of the biggest acting female names that will be eliminated in the upcoming Ramadan TV competition:
Famed actress Nelly Karim performed in the Ramadan Television marathon for five consecutive seasons. Her latest series was “Ikhtefa’a” (Disappearance) directed by Ahmed Medhat.
Veteran actress Yousra will also not performed in the upcoming Ramadan aftertaking part in the last three seasons. Her last series broadcasted in Ramadan was “Ladayna Aqwal Okhra” (We have another statement) directed by Mohamed Ali.
In addition, famed actress Ghada Abdel Razek will not participate in the upcoming Ramadan marathon after six consecutive seasons of successful series; her last series broadcasted in Ramadan was “Ded Maghol” (Against the unknown), directed by Tarek Refa’at and produced by Synergy.
Furthermore, Tunisian actress HendSabry was expected to appear in the series “Jamlia and the Son of the Sultan” for director Kamla Abu Zekra; however, they ran out of time and the whole project got cancelled.
Last but not least, veteran actress Laila Elwi will not participate in the upcoming Ramadan marathon for the second consecutive year. Her last appearance in Ramadan was through the series “Heya wa Davinci” (She and Davinci), starring with veteran actor Khaled el-Sawi.
Elwi was nominated to star in one of the dramatic works of 2019, however, she could not agree with the producer on her wage and therefore a different actress was selected to perform the role.