'I Want to Get Married' series starring Hend Sabry top-watched on Netflix

Ahram Online , Thursday 11 Jun 2020

The 2010 television series was released on Netflix earlier this week

Ayza Atgawez
[L to R] Hend Sabry, Sawsan Badr and Ahmed Fouad Selim in one of the scenes from 'I Want to Get Married' television series, now on Netflix.

The 2010 television series I Want to Get Married became the fifth most watched Netflix content in Egypt. 

Directed by Rami Emam, the series was among the most popular in Ramadan 2010.

The series stars Hend Sabry, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Fouad Selim and Amr Ramzi.

I Want to Get Married tells the story of a young pharmacist facing pressure from society to get married. In each of the series' 30 episodes she meets a new potential husband, taking the viewer into many comic situations.

The series was released on Netflix on 5 June with Sabry and Emam expressing their happiness on Instagram.

"I am happy to announce that 'Ayza Atgawez' [I Want to Get Married] series will be on Netflix starting tomorrow!" she wrote on 4 June.

On 6 June Emam wrote, "I am so happy and proud that Ayza Atgawez is on Netflix."

The series is available to over 183 million Netflix viewers in 190 countries.



Sabry’s career began in 1994 at the age of 14 when she debuted in the Tunisian production Silence of the Palaces (Samt Al-Qosoor) by director Moufida Tlatli. Her first appearance in Egyptian cinema was in the 2002 production A Teenager's Diary (Muzakirat Murahiqua), a role that paved her way to stardom.

Her later roles include starring in films such as A Citizen, a Detective, and a Thief (Mowaten we Mokhber we Haramy) in 2002, Downtown Girls (Banat West El-Balad) in 2005, and Ibrahim El-Abyad in 2009.

She also appeared in The Yacoubian Building (Oumaret Yacoubian, 2006), alongside an extensive cast of Egypt's biggest stars.

Her portrayal of an HIV positive woman in Asmaa (2011) brought her several awards.

Sabry's more recent roles include films such as The Parrot (short, 2016), Life is Beautiful (2017), The Treasure (2017), The Passage (2017), Noura's Dream (2019), The Blue Elephant (2019)

Apart from her many achievements in cinema, Sabry is active in social and humanitarian work.

She has been working closely with the UN World Food Programme on raising awareness about hunger in the region since 2010.

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