Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan (Photo: https://www.facebook.com/Ramadan/)
Egyptian film and TV star Mohamed Ramadan is gearing up for his second official concert scheduled for Friday 22 August at a famous resort in the North Coast.
Although he considers his music project as just part of his acting career, the 30-year-old artist is seeing huge commercial success as a singer and is aiming to repeat the experience of his March gig held Cairo.
Following a successful appearance on TV last Ramadan season with 'Zilzal' (Earthquake), the actor's latest music video 'Ensay' (Forget), which features Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred, is nearing 100 million views on YouTube alone.
Mohamed Ramadan & Saad Lamjarred - Ensay [Music Video] / محمد رمضان وسعد المجرد - إنساي
Ensay, released mid July, was trending in almost all of the Middle East for several days in addition to trending in many European countries, giving Ramadan's page an extra million subscribers (currently 6.4 million subscribers).
His YouTube page has many hit songs like Mafia (145 million), Number One (115 million) and El-Malek (102 million), in addition to clips from his various TV series and films including Ibn Halal (2014), Nesr El-Seid (2018), and El-Ostora (2016).
In June, Ramadan released 'Baba', produced by Saudi mega production company Rotana and released on its various platforms, gaining 28 million views. Ramadan has a singing contract signed with Rotana.
Van Damme and Mohamed Ramadan
Ramadan first gained huge popularity with a number of films that have been criticised for violence, including Abdo Mota (2012), El-Almany (2012) and Qalb Al-Assad (2013), which was named after Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme's 1990s film Lionheart. Van Damme appeared with Ramadan in a telecom advertisement earlier this year.
Despite the controversy, Ramadan has proven his talent and popularity with films like El-Kenz, Jawab Itiqal and Akher Deek Fe Masr, all of which came out in 2017.
Ramadan is starring in El-Kenz (part two) (The Treasure 2), currently in Egyptian cinemas, which is directed by the prominent Sherif Arafa and stars many well-known actors.
Friday 23 August
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