Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) and Mona Zaki (@monazaki) are amongst Egypt’s active stars on Twitter. While the married couple is known best for their work across the big screen, they also share another similarity – their birthdays are both on November 18th!
In honour of their special day, Twitter is looking back at the celebrities’ Tweets from over the years, since first joining the platform. Ahmed joined Twitter in 2012, followed by Mona in 2013, making this year their eighth and seventh Twitter birthdays, respectively. To help them celebrate, Twitter is sharing some of their most Retweeted Tweets; eight for Ahmad and seven for Mona.
Ahmed Helmy Tweets his feelings of nostalgia with a picture of himself in front of his old school in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
امام باب مدرستي في جده. pic.twitter.com/QmTguiy4SR
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) September 13, 2015
Showcasing his national pride, Ahmed Helmy Tweets a picture with the Egyptian cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Magdi Yacoub
بالصوره دي انا دخلت التاريخ pic.twitter.com/g59cQIBSqZ
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) February 22, 2020
Taking on the responsibility of raising awareness about COVID-19, Ahmed Helmy Tweets a light-hearted video urging his followers to stay at home
أبوس إيديكم خليكم في البيت pic.twitter.com/fMeolgNHgd
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) March 24, 2020
Ahmed Helmy Tweets a clip from one of his movies with a humorous caption “running after my dreams”
وأنا بجري ورا طموحاتي pic.twitter.com/GJZAp0tInR
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) July 11, 2020
Ahmed Helmy reaches out to students during exam season and Tweets a video of himself wishing them good luck, while urging them to stay safe in accordance to COVID-19 regulations
حبايبي طلاب الثانويه العامة بنين وبنات .. ربنا معاكوا ويوفقكوا وينجحكوا .. وخدوا بالكوا طبعا ومحدش يقلع الكمامة وبلاش تجمعات .. مش عايزين ننجح في الثانويه العامة ونسقط في الكورونا ?
(سهيله بنت اختي … شدي حيلك وربنا يوفقك يارب ) pic.twitter.com/bNquBoPJlJ
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) June 20, 2020
Paying his respects to the late actor Hassan Hosny, Ahmed Helmy tweets a picture of them together with a heartfelt caption.
الفنان العظيم #حسن_حسني كان بمثابة الأخ والأستاذ والصديق والأب ، حقيقي في ناس بتروح للي خالقها وبيفارقونا لكن سيرتهم بتفضل خالده وعايشه معانا ومع أجيال تانيه بعدنا .. هتوحشنا ياعم حسن أوي وفي الجنه ونعيمها يارب pic.twitter.com/qQh4queJcS
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) May 30, 2020
Ahmed Helmy Credits Mona as the reason behind his success, and he tweets in response to his wife’s (@monazaki) original congratulatory Tweet, for being awarded the Faten Hamama award at the Cairo International Film Festival.
نجاحي سببه وجودك في حياتي .. انتي جوهره وتاج علي راسي
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) November 17, 2016
Giving his followers a sneak peek into his personal life, Ahmed Helmy shares how he has been spending his time at home during quarantine and Tweets a funny video of his kitchen antics.
يومياتي في الحظر pic.twitter.com/LRlh4DaMLV
— Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy) March 27, 2020
Mona Zaki Tweets her congratulations to her husband Ahmed Helmy as he is awarded in recognition of his work at the Cairo International Film Festival.
الف مبروك يا حبيبي التكريم.دايما يارب اشوفك فرحان وفِي احسن صحة ونجاح.❤️❤️❤️??بحبك فوق الوصف pic.twitter.com/AJS06XPDlT
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) November 16, 2016
While joking with her husband Ahmed Helmy during a Twitter Q&A back in 2016, Mona Tweets asking him what he thinks of her cooking.
#askhelmy اخبار الاكل اية؟
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) September 12, 2016
Mona Tweets a picture of a mosque in celebration of the Prophet’s birthday picture.
إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيماً pic.twitter.com/3cEwqRqsBv
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) December 11, 2016
In solidarity with students everywhere, Mona shares a Tweet condemning bullying
With school starting soon, you have to remind everyone.bullying is not acceptable at any age I'd like to you to copy and paste this .
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) August 16, 2017
Mona honours the late actor Ahmed Zaki and tweets a collage of pictures highlighting his various roles.
العبقري دائماً في القلب.اللة يرحمه?????????? pic.twitter.com/Wkb7SZofcP
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) March 27, 2016
In commemoration of actor Nour El Sherif, Mona Tweets a picture of the late star.
استاذ نور الشريف اكبر من أني أتكلم عنه.كان نموذج للفنان الأصيل المثقف العاشق للفن. رحمه الله وادخله فسيح جناته. أمين pic.twitter.com/n17YqfaxLV
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) August 11, 2015
Mona Tweets a festive photo of herself, wishing her followers a happy Eid.
— Mona Zaki (@monazaki) September 1, 2017
Ahmed and Mona use Twitter regularly to connect with their fans. sharing moments from their day-to-day lives and promoting their latest work. The couple also use the platform to help raise awareness of their philanthropic activities and key social issues. Join us in celebrating the couple and Tweet your birthday wishes to @ahelmy and @monazaki.