Egyptian actor Ezzat Abu Ouf  was rushed to the hospital after suffering a severe case of pneumonia. The actor’s condition became so critical that he was unable to resume filming the remaining scenes of his television drama Al Saf’ah (The Deal), which he stars in alongside actor Sharif Munir .
Director of the drama Majdi Abu Amirah was forced to delete all the scenes that were filmed by Ezzat and were not aired, in addition to eliminating the scenes that Ezzat was to film. A major alteration has been performed to the script of the drama due to the absence of this legendary actor.
All of this comes just over a month after mourning the loss another tragedy in his life . Midway through shooting Al Saf'ah the actor was told that his wife and mother of his two children had passed away at the age of 39.