Adel Imam takes “The Bodyguard” to Morocco
Prominent Egyptian comedic actor Adel Imam is heading to Morocco to present his famous play “The Bodyguard,” after filming most of the scenes for his upcoming film “Al Amarah fil Al Safarah” (A Building in an Embassy). The actor’s trip comes after a special invitation from Moroccans, who expressed an eagerness to see him perform live on stage.
The play, written by Yousef Maati and Samir Khafaji, and directed by Adel’s son Rami, has been performed in several countries throughout the Arab world and has become one of the most popular plays by Adel, reported the Saudi based daily, Al Riyadh.
Prominent Egyptian actress Shireen Saif Nasr costars with Adel along with Izzat Abu Ouf.
The story of the play revolves around a prisoner, played by Adel,, who meets a powerful businessman while serving his sentence. The businessman proposes that Adel become his wife’s personal bodyguard, and throughout the course of events, the businessman involves him in his illegal scams.
On a different note, Adel has shot most of the scenes for the new comedy “Wazarah Fi Alamara,” directed by Sherif Arafeh, in Dubai and will shoot the remaining scenes in Cairo. Adel plays an amusing character that tries desperately to stay away from politics but to his disappointment finds himself engrossed in a major political affair.