In Riyadh, the biggest hidden camera show in the Middle East

JEDDAH: Sponsored by the General Authority for Entertainment, the Middle East’s largest hidden camera show was filmed in Riyadh for the second time in a row.

The 11th edition of the fair ramez movie star was filmed in the Riyadh desert. This show airs exclusively on MBC channels.

Hosted by Egyptian actor Ramez Galal, this prank-based show is considered one of the most famous of Ramadan. Viewers from the Arab world of all age groups look forward to it every year. Mix comedy, terror and panic.

The chairman of the General Authority for Entertainment, Turki al-Sheikh, shared the promotional video for the show on his official Twitter account: “In the heart of our beloved capital, Riyadh, during Ramadan, for the second time in a row, make sure to watch #Ramez_Movie_Star on MBC. , a show sponsored by the General Authority for Entertainment”.

Every year, Mr. Galal comes up with a bold new theme to entertain his viewers. He hosts different pranks in countries around the world including Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Russia, Indonesia, and recently Saudi Arabia.

Over the past eleven years, Mr. Galal has hosted hundreds of Egyptian, Arab and foreign celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Steven Seagal, Paris Hilton, Alla Kushnir, Shahrukh Khan and Hector Cuper.

Belgian actor, martial arts specialist and filmmaker Jean-Claude Van Damme is appearing at this year’s edition. He co-hosted thirty episodes during which he participated in a fake action scene, a joke at the heart of the show.

As part of the 2022 edition of the Riyadh Season festival, which lasted five months, welcomed fifteen million visitors and closed its doors at the end of March, Mr. Al-Sheikh presented visitors with an unprecedented experience inspired by the same broadcast of Mr. Gala. The Ramez Experience was held on Riyadh City Boulevard and visitors were able to laugh at Mr. Galal’s many jokes.

In a Tweet, Mr. Galal thanks Mr. Al-Sheikh for his support thanks to which the Ramez adventure was able to take place for the first time in the Middle East.

Artist M. Galal won the award for best program in January 2022 at the Joy Awards ceremony in Riyadh.

The 2021 edition, row lost his mind (“ramez loses his head), was also filmed in Riyadh. Mr. Galal says, in the latest episode of the show: “The incredible revival that the Kingdom is witnessing prompts us to film the show in Riyadh.”

He also praised the support provided by the General Authority for Entertainment and Mr. Al-Sheikh. “We were able to build an Olympic pool in just six days; it is a remarkable feat,” he concludes.

This text is the translation of an article published on

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