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Synergy Announces Third Season of “El Ekhteyar”

Thu 13 May 2021 | 09:25 AM
Yara Sameh

Days before the Ramadan 2021 drama marathon ended, there have been reports that there will a third season of the acclaimed TV series “El Ekhteyar” (The Choice), which depicts the heroism of the Egyptian army and security forces.

The reports claimed that the third part will star Egyptian actor, Ahmed Ezz.

On Wednesday,  Synergy production company, the company behind the first two parts, affirmed on social media that there will be a third part of the series.

The last episode of "El Ekhteyar" witnessed the cast of the first and second season performing the song "We don't mourn", in the presence of the children of the martyrs of the armed forces and the police.

The first season co-starred Amir Karara as martyr Colonel Ahmed el-Mansy in the series. El-Mansy was the commander of Sa’ka Forces (Thunderbolt Forces) battalion 103, who was martyred with several other members of his battalion on July 7th, 2017.

They were killed during clashes between Egyptian army forces and militants in a terror attack launched on an Egyptian armed forces checkpoint in El-Barth Village, Rafah, North Sinai.

[caption id="attachment_128675" align="aligncenter" width="1920"]Amir Karara - TV series “El Ekhteyar” Amir Karara - TV series “El Ekhteyar”[/caption]

The second season centered around the events of 2012 from a new angle as well as highlighting the martyrdom of the Ministry of Interior officers, who sacrificed themselves for the country during the period of 2013-2020.

It starred Karim Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mekky, Mohamed Farag, Hady El-Gyar, Ahmed Dash, Injy El Mokkaddem, Asma Abo Elyazeid, Eyad Nassar, and others.

The series also featured Karara reprising his role from season 1 of the series as martyr Colonel Ahmed el-Mansy and Ahmed Elawady as terrorist Hisham Ashmawy.

Both parts of the series were one of the highly-anticipated production in the drama marathon.