Hala Shiha - Egypt Today
CAIRO – 1 June 2019: The episode 26 from ‘’Zelzal’’ series witnessed Safia and Zelzal marriage after he got his bachelor degree. Zelzal ask Safia to quit work and get her mother to live with them.
For the first time DMC channels managed to translate ‘’Zelzal’’ ( Earthquake) series using sign language to be easy for deaf and dumb people to follow the series.
This step comes because of DMC willingness to support people with special needs, in an attempt to engage deaf and dumb with Egyptian drama. ‘’ Zelzal’’ is the first but not the last for DMC as it will repeat this experience with other series in the coming period.
The series, starring megastar Mohamed Ramadan, Hala Shiha, Hanady Mehana, Maged el Masry Ahmed Seyam, Nesrine Amin, Youssef Osman, among others. Shiha is returning back to acting after a long hiatus of 12 years.
In "Zelzal", Ramadan performs the role of both the father and son, an experience he previously succeeded in, in the series “Nesr El Saeed” which gained great success in Ramadan 2018.
The events of the series take place in 1992 when a devastating earthquake struck Egypt. A man buys a house in instalments and the last instalment is due; the owner of the house demands that the house be registered in his name and his ownership is renounced.
The seller decides to wait and prolongs the process until the devastating earthquake strikes. The buyer dies and the house collapses post the destructive force of the earthquake.
The seller then refuses to hand over the piece of land on which the house was built to the heirs of the deceased, creating a clash between him and the son of the deceased.
Despite the fact that there is a love story between the daughter of the seller and the son of the deceased, the girl's father stands between them.
The series is directed by Yasser Samy and written by Abdul Rahim Kamal. “Zelzal” is the production of Synergy.