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TV Series "Saffah Al Giza" Trailer Unveiled


Fri 04 Aug 2023 | 11:08 AM
Yara Sameh

The official trailer date for Egyptian actor and screenwriter Ahmed Fahmy's thriller TV series "Saffah Al Giza" has been unveiled.

It also stars Hanan Youssef, Salah Abdallah, Rakeen Saad, Bassem Samra, and others.

The series is based on true events and revolves around Gaddafi Faraj Abdel-Ati, known as The Butcher of Giza, who caused an uproar nationwide and received a death sentence in 2021.

"Saffah Al Giza" is a Shahid original content consisting of eight episodes and hails from director Hady El Bagory, writer and novelist Mohamed Salah Al-Azab, and workshop Engy Abu Al-Saud, and Imad Matar.

The series is set to premiere on August 25 on the "Shahid" streaming platform.

Fahmy, born on November 6, 1980, graduated with a degree in political science and economics.

He began his acting career during his college years through an independent film group "Tamr Hendy", which produced many satirical films, among the most famous "Regal la Ta3rif Elmostaheel" a parody of the Egyptian movie "Eltareeq Ila Ilat" which quickly spread on the internet and was screened in many local cafes.

The parody had drawn the interest of writer Mohamed Hefzy, who was making the transition into movie production at the time.

After meeting with Fahmy, Hefzy decided to produce his work "Affiche we Tashbeeh," a TV series that made fun of various Egyptian films in each episode. Later on, Hefzy produced Fahmy's film "Waraqit Shafra", which Fahmy wrote and starred in, along with his Tamr Hendy co-stars and long-time friends Hisham Maged and Chico.

The trio won the Critic's choice award in 2003 for Best New Actors. Fahmy is also known for writing the script of "Keda Reda" starring Ahmed Helmy, as well as "Sameer, Shaheer, & Baheer" in which the Tamr Hendy trio co-starred.