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Nelly Karim Making Her Writing Debut

Thu 01 Feb 2024 | 03:11 PM
Nelly Karim
Nelly Karim
Yara Sameh

Egyptian actress Nelly Karim is gearing up for a new film, but this time, she will be behind the camera. She is all set to make her writing debut in a film centered around a horse and a young child.

“I am currently writing a script, and it is still in its beginning. It is a film based on my idea with a horse as its protagonist. It is a strange story that I wrote, and I loved it. It will also star a young boy,” she said in a statement.

On the other hand, Karim is planning to participate in the Ramadan 2024 drama marathon with the TV series "Farawla".

The cast also includes Mostafa Khater, Sedky Sakhr, Ola Roshdy, Shimaa Seif, Donia Sami, and more. The series is scripted by Mohammed Suleiman Abdul-Malik and directed by Marwan Abdel Moneim.

"Farawla" will consist of 15 episodes and witnesses Karim return to the comedy genre after four years of absence. 

She participated in past marathons with angsty shows such as “Omla Nadra“ (2023), Faten Amal Harby (2022), and "Ded El Kasr" (2021) after making her last participation in the comedy genre with the TV series "B 100 Wish" in 2020.

Principal photography is underway.

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Karim, born on December 18, 1974, is an Egyptian actress, former model, and ballet dancer.

She was born in Alexandria, Egypt, to a Russian mother and an Egyptian father. Karim graduated from the Ballet Arts Academy and began dancing ballet at the Opera in 1991.

The actress has starred in many television series such as “Wajh al-Qammar”, “Hadeeth al-Sabah wa al-Masaa”, “al-Houb al-Kabir”, and “al-Bannat”.