CAIRO - 18 October 2020: Starring in one of its intriguing episodes, Egyptian star Amr Youssef appeared in a teaser video for the long-awaited drama ”Nemra Etnein” released by Shahid.net. The new drama will premiere on Shahid.net soon.
During the video, Amr Youssef posed the probing questions: "I wonder which matters the most: to know what you need the most? Or to know what you don't really want?".
Youssef stars in a one-episode story of the serial drama, which is written by Sama Abdelkhalek and helmed by director Tarek Al Eryan, marking his first TV drama ever.
Produced by Shahid.net, ” Nemra Etnein” was shot in six different Arab countries, taking the form of eight separate episodes featuring a stellar cast of pan-Arab superstar actors, writers and directors, including: Amr Youssef, Mona Zaki, Nelly Kareem, Asser Yassin, Amina Khalil, Shereen Reda, Eyad Nassar, Adel Karam, Saba Mubarak, and Ahmed Malek.
“Nemra Etnein” marks another collaboration between Amr Youssef and director Tarek Al Eryan after their blockbuster film ” Welad Rizk” with its two parts.
Youssef's upcoming series is “Al Malek” , which will premiere on TV during Ramadan season in 2021.
Aiming to make a name for himself in the film and TV industry, Amr Youssef started his career as a TV commercials model in 2002, and then worked as a TV presenter in Rotana Cinema in 2005.
He made his acting debut in 2007 when producer Mohamed Fawzy introduced him to Egyptian veteran actor Nour El Sherif and he eventually played the role of the journalist, Adham Fares, in season one of “El Daly” TV series.
After playing several TV roles, Youssef landed his first film role in ”Maklab Haramiya “(Thieves Prank) (2009), followed by “Nour Einy” (The Light of My Eyes) (2010).
His successful TV roles include the role of Karim George in the TV hit “El Mowaten X” (Citizen X) (2009), , which gained him wide audience acclaim.
In the same year, Amr starred in the film ” Wahed Saheeh” (Complete One), and in 2013, he starred in the TV hit ” Niran Sadeeka” (Friendly Fire).
Two years later, he played one of his most important film roles as Rabea’ in the box-office hit Welad Rizk (Sons of Rizk).
In 2016, Youssef starred in three blockbusters: ” Hepta: The Last Lecture”,” Kedbet Kol Youm” (Everyday Lie),
and “Al-Thaman” (The Price).
Youssef gained wide acclaim for his role in “Grand Otel” (Grand Hotel) (2016) TV series, which won him the Best Actor award at the Murex D’Or in Lebanon.
“Grand Otel” is the first egyptian series to show on Netflix.
That was followed by another successful performance in the 2018 TV series ” Tayea” which won him many awards, including the Best Arab Actor in a TV role at the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival, the DG Excellence Award at the DearGuest Festival, and an honor at the 2018 Nile Drama Awards.
In 2019, Youssef starred in Welad Rizk 2 (Sons of Rizk 2) that made more than LE 100 million in the box-office and won him the DG Excellence Award at the DearGuest Festival.