STARZ PLAY, the leading subscription video on-demand streaming service available in 19 countries across the MENA region will unleash its biggest-ever line-up of brand-new Arabic series for the Holy Month of Ramadan. STARZ PLAY’s star-studded Ramadan bill features some of the Arab world’s biggest entertainment stars, including Haifa Wehbe, Yasser Galal, Ahmad Izz, Thafer Abdine, Bassel Khayyat and Maguy Bou Ghosn.  

“STARZ PLAY is bringing people together over the Holy Month with a specially-curated selection of Arabic shows that have never been seen before in the region which they can view at their convenience,” says Khaled Benchouche, SVP of Programming and Content Acquisition.  “Available for streaming throughout the whole MENA region with new episodes added daily, our shows cater to all tastes and genres with action, drama and comedy series that will make you laugh out loud, all without commercial interruptions or ads.”
 
Here’s the lowdown on STARZ PLAY’s Ramadan series:
 
La’net Karma

Starring Haifa Wehbe and Sherine, one of the Arab world’s biggest stars La’net Karma tells the story of a beautiful con artist who uses her looks, wit and charm to defraud millionaire businessmen – but is there an ulterior motive behind her latest victim?

Abou Omar al Masri

The tale of a lawyer who attempts to establish a legal organisation aimed at helping his society with their challenges, Fakhreddine – played by Ahmad Izz – faces problem after problem as corrupt authorities resort to illegal methods to shut him down.  He was left with no other option than to take a more aggressive approach.

Raheem

This series revolves around a black market dealer whose illegal business includes weapon’s, drugs and knock-off medicine. Raheem, starring Yasser Galal falls in love with a University professor which causes his entire world to turn upside down.

 Tango

An edge-of-your-seat drama starring Bassel Khayyat, Basem Moghnieh, Daniella Rahme and Dana Mardini, Tango tells the story of four friends following a fatal car crash. The hidden secrets and infidelities, threaten to tear the friends apart.

Julia

In this new drama, Qays Sheikh Najib plays a psychiatrist who finds himself in trouble after falling for a patient played by Maguy Bou Ghosn. The patient, who suffers from multiple personalities, cannot separate real-life and imagination, a factor that proves quite a challenge for her admirer.

Layali Eugenie

A romantic drama starring Thafer Al Abdeen and Amina Khalil, Layali Eugenie is set in the 1940s and tells the story of a princess accused of murdering her husband. While trying to prove her innocence with the help of her husband’s brother, an unexpected romance blossoms.

The Flight

Starring Bassel Khayyat, Mahmoud Hejazi and Mai Sleem, The Flight documents the story of a group of people battling different levels of mental illness being thrown together on a flight to Egypt.

 

Source: MCS Actions