JEDDAH: Sponsored by the General Entertainment Authority, the largest hidden camera show in the Middle East was filmed in Riyadh for the second time in a row.
The 11th edition of the show Ramez movie star Filmed in the desert of Riyadh. This program is broadcast exclusively on MBC channels.
This prank-based show is one of the most popular shows in Ramadan, presented by Egyptian actor Ramez Galal. Viewers in the Arab world of all ages look forward to it every year. It mixes comedy, horror and panic.
The head of the General Entertainment Authority, Turki Al-Sheikh, published the promotional video of the program through his official account on Twitter: “In the heart of our beloved capital, Riyadh, during the month of Ramadan for the second time in a row, make sure to watch # Ramez_Move_Najm_ on MBC. It is a show sponsored by the General Entertainment Authority.”
Every year, Mr. Galal comes up with a new and daring theme to entertain his viewers. It features various dumps in countries around the world, including Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Russia, Indonesia, and most recently Saudi Arabia.
Over the past eleven years, Mr. Galal has hosted hundreds of Egyptian, Arab and foreign celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Steven Seagal, Paris Hilton, Alla Kushner, Shahrukh Khan and Hector Cooper.
Belgian actor, martial arts specialist, and film director Jean-Claude Van Damme appeared in this year’s edition. He participated in presenting thirty episodes, during which he participated in a fake action scene – a joke at the heart of the show.
As part of the 2022 edition of the Riyadh Season Festival, which lasted five months, welcomed fifteen million visitors and closed its doors at the end of March, Mr. Al Sheikh offered visitors an unprecedented experience inspired by the same broadcast that Mr. Jalal. The Ramez experiment was held on the Boulevard in Riyadh, and visitors were able to laugh at Mr. Jalal’s many pranks.
In a tweet, Mr. Jalal thanked Mr. Al Sheikh for his support, thanks to which Ramez’s adventure could take place for the first time in the Middle East.
Artist Mohamed Galal won the award for the best program in January 2022 at the Joy Awards in Riyadh.
2021 version, He lost his mind (“Ramez loses his mind), also filmed in Riyadh. In the last episode of the program, Mr. Jalal says: “The amazing renaissance that the Kingdom is witnessing is pushing us to film the show in Riyadh.”
He also praised the support provided by the General Authority for Entertainment and Mr. Al Sheikh. “We managed to build an Olympic swimming pool in just six days. It’s a great job,” he concludes.
This text is a translation of an article published on Arabnews.com
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