Shabab Balad Ambassador bio
Nour El Nabawy
Nour Al Nabawy is a young Egyptian actor who studied Acting and Theatre at Santa Monica College, and California State University, Northridge, in the USA. He started acting in different plays during his studies at college. Upon his return to Cairo, Egypt, he joined different acting workshops until he was selected to join the cast of El Ekhtyar2 which premiered during Ramadan 2021. Written by Hani Sarhan and director Peter Mimi, the serial drama was headlined by Kareem Abdelaziz and Ahmed Mekki, Eyad Nassar, Ingy El Mokadem, and Asmaa Abou El Yazeed.
Nour's remarkable performance as First- Lieutenant Ahmed Shousha caught the attention of audiences and critics alike, which was manifested in the frenzy that took over Facebook and the different social media platforms during the serial drama's streaming in Ramadan 2021.
In 2022, Nour Al Nabawy was appointed as a UN ambassador of Shabab Balad initiative, which is the first public-private partnership platform for youth with an aim to provide young people with a platform to express themselves and find job opportunities.
His upcoming works include film 5 Gawlat, which is headlined by Adam Elsharkawy and Dalia Shawky, and Wara’ Al Toot (Berry Leaves), which stars Sherif Salama, Tharaa Goubail, Khaled Anwar and Asmaa Galal. Directed by Hossam Ali and written by Ebada Naguib, the series follows a group of young people at an academy for Theatre Arts and highlights controversial topics, such as female genital mutilation, bullying, and sexual harassment.
In addition, he co-starred with legendary actor Mahmoud Hemida in the social-drama series Na’el ‘Am (Public Transportation). The 30-episode family drama revolves around the family of an employee working in the public transport sector where Nour Al Nabawy stars as one of the employee’s sons. Directed by Adel Adeeb, the series features a wide array of stars including Mahmoud Hemida, Sawsan Badr, Dina, and Mirhan Hussein. It’s written by the Egyptian Arts Group’s Workshop, under the supervision of scriptwriter Mohamed Ismail Amin. The series aired on CBC channel as of January 20th, 2022.
Nour’s latest work in Ramadan 2022 marathon was the TV drama hit Rageen Ya Hawa, which houses a star-studded cast including Khaled El Nabawy, the Lebanese actress Nour, Hana Shiha, Wafaa Amer, Anoushka, Ahmed Bedeir, and Salma Abou Deif, among others. Nour’s performance caused a hysteria on social media and on the streets which won him the hearts of the audiences and the recognition of the media throughout Ramadan which landed him the title of this year’s male “Rising Star”.
Nour recently won the award of Best Rising Actor during the first edition of Cairo Drama Festival for his performance in Rageen Ya Hawa in Ramadan 2022.