After the long halt of the filming of the movie “Halim” due to the tragic death of prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki, who was to play the leading role as the late Egyptian legend Abdul Halim Hafez, director Sharib Arafeh has resumed the filming adding to son of Ahmad, Haitham Zaki, to the cast. Haitham will be playing his father’s role and it was revealed that he did not need too much makeup due to the strong resemblance.
Director of the film had been waiting until the mourning for the late actor was over to resume filming of the new movie, which in addition to the new actor, Haitham, a number of prominent stars from Egypt and Syria will take part in.
Haitham has been nominated to complete his father’s film “Halim” and will play the role of Abdul Halim in his early years. The producers of the film felt that Haitham was the best candidate for the role, especially due to his promising talent as an actor.