Dubai offers Ahmad Zaki 8 million
Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki gets an offer for 8 million EGP or an equal amount of any foreign currency by the Dubai production company. This is the first time in history an Egyptian actor get such a high offer. The production company made this offer for Ahmad to start in the movie of his choice.
According to the Alquds Al Arabi newspaper the cost for the production will be between 15-20 million EGP, this is also the first for such an offer in the Arabic cinema history. The actor was persuaded by the numbers, however he had to make sure if there were any unknown conditions.
The actor is currently filming the new film "Halim", which is about the life of the late legendary Egyptian singer Abdul Halim Hafez. The crew of the film "Halim" are fearing any delays that might occur in the making of the film while Zaki goes to Dubai to sign his new contract.
Do to his recent health condition; the production offered to film the new work at any location of Zaki’s choice. They also included that there will be doctors at present while he is working on his new film.
French doctor Shifaleih, who is an expert in cancerous tumors, has examined the health condition of prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki in the presence of Doctor Yasser Abd Al Kader, who heads the medical team supervision the actor. The French doctor stressed that the condition of the actor is gradually improving and calls for a routine checkup every two months.
Recent test results for Ahmad revealed that the actor has regained a stable health condition and is very assuring aside from the fact that there is clear sign of weakness in his right lung. Doctors announced that Ahmad may start on his acting activities just as long as it is for a few hours a day and that he must not over exhaust himself. Doctors added that the actor must stay away from dusty noisy areas while filming the scenes of his films as well as staying away from smokers especially in closed places.
Regardless of his health conditions, Zaki’s close friends from the acting field and his family advised him to go ahead and accept the offer. Zaki will travel to Dubai to sign his contract at the Dubai film festival, even though the Cairo film festival will take place at the same time.