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Embracing Eid: A Cinematic Celebration Through Eid Movies

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Embracing Eid: A Cinematic Celebration Through Eid Movies
written by
Malak Gharib

In the realm of cultural festivities, Eid stands as a very heartfelt time for Egyptians and Middle Easterners in general, marking moments of joy, reflection, and familial bonds for millions across the globe. Amidst the vibrant tapestry of traditions that adorn this occasion, Eid movies emerge as more than just cinematic delights; they become an integral part of the celebration, enriching the festive spirit with narratives that resonate deeply with audiences, and a perfect opportunity for familial bonding. In this article, we introduce you to this year’s Eid movies.



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Starring Amr Youssef, Mohamed Mamdouh, Amina Khalil, and Dina El Sherbiny, Shekko is one of the most anticipated movies this Eid. The action-comedy plot, as well as the beloved duos that we have previously watched in Sokar Mor and Khaly Balak Men Zizi have captivated the hearts of the audience well before its release, making it one of the most anticipated films of the year.


Fasel Men El Lahzat El Laziza

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Starring Hesham Maged and Hannah El Zahed, Fasel Men El Lahzat El Laziza is a light comedy movie themed around the idea of the multiverse. Additionally, the cast includes child star Jan Ramez, beloved for his comedic acting, and is expected to add an extra touch of humour to the dialogue. 


3al Mashy 

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Known for his roles in Masrah Masr, Ali Rabie is back on the big screen this Eid with 3al Mashy. The stellar cast which includes some of our favourite artists like Aya Samaha, Entsar, and Salah Abdallah, is beyond promising. With an emerging love story between Rabie and Samaha, the plot is expected to lean towards romantic comedy as we watch their story unfold. 


Eswed Melawen 

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Starring Bayoumy Fouad, Rana Raies, and the mahraganat singer Essam Sasa, Eswed Melawen is expected to be released during Eid. The romantic comedy is eagerly anticipated by Sasa’s audience since it will be his first appearance on the big screen.