During the upcoming months, Jordanian star Rakeen Saad is eagerly awaiting the release of three highly anticipated TV dramas. The second season of “Rivo” is scheduled to be released in June, while the new series “The Butcher of Giza” and “Al Rawabi School for Girls” are expected to be released soon.
The Butcher of Giza: A Gripping Tale
Within “The Butcher of Giza,” Rakeen Saad portrays the character of Zina. This gripping 8-episode series, based on true events, is set to be aired on the Shahid platform. Alongside Rakeen Saad, the series features an impressive ensemble cast, including Ahmed Fahmi, Bassem Samra, Hanan Youssef, and Salah Abdullah.
“The Butcher of Giza” is directed by Hadi El Bagoury and written by Mohamed Salah El Azab, with the writing workshop led by Injy Abou El Seoud and Emad Mutter. The series promises to captivate audiences with its compelling narrative and powerful performances.
Rivo: A Journey of Struggle and Redemption
The highly anticipated second season of “Rivo” will soon be released on the Watch IT platform. In this series, Rakeen Saad takes on the role of Maryam, who embarks on a journey to direct her deceased father’s script about Rivo band, one of the most renowned bands of the 1990s.
Alongside Rakeen Saad, the cast of “Rivo” includes Amir Eid, Sedky Sakhr, Tamer Hashem, Hassan Abu Al-Rous, Sarah Abdel Rahman, Mina El Naggar, and Mohsen Mohi Eldin. The series is written by Mohamed Nayer and directed by Yahya Ismail. With its engaging storyline and exceptional performances, “Rivo” is set to captivate viewers once again.
Al Rawabi School for Girls: Back to High School
Rakeen Saad returns to high school with the character of Noaf in “Al Rawabi School for Girls.” Following the tremendous success of its first season on Netflix, which topped the Netflix Trends during its release, the series continues to garner attention.
Alongside Rakeen Saad, “Al Rawabi School for Girls” stars Andria Tayeh, Noor Taher, Joanna Arida, Salsabiela A, Yara Mustafa, Nadera Emran, and Reem Saadeh. The series is directed by Tima Shomali and is a co-production between Netflix and Filmizion Productions. Rakeen Saad’s portrayal of Noaf in “Al Rawabi School for Girls” showcases her talent and versatility as an actress.
Rakeen Saad: A Versatile and Acclaimed Actress
Rakeen Saad has gained recognition for her portrayal of complex characters in various TV dramas. Notably, her role as Noaf in Netflix’s “Al Rawabi School for Girls” garnered significant attention and topped Netflix’s trends in the Arab world during its release. Rakeen’s versatility extends to her filmography, including her participation in the film “The Knower.”
In the 2018 Ramadan season, she captivated audiences with her role in “Bel Hagm el A’eli,” alongside veteran star Yehia El-Fakharany. Rakeen’s breakthrough role as Malika in the TV drama “Sunset Oasis” solidified her presence in the Arab television industry. In 2022, she showcased her ability to portray characters in psychological turmoil through her performances as Maryam in “Rivo” and Rahma in “Etezan,” both released on the Watch IT platform.
Rakeen Saad’s talent has extended beyond the Arab region, as she has participated in various Arab works that have gained international acclaim. She appeared in the film “The Worthy,” the TV series “Samarqand,” and the film “3000 Nights,” which served as Jordan’s official submission to the 2017 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Rakeen Saad’s passion for acting led her to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of Exeter in the UK. Furthermore, she has actively engaged in several workshops and acting courses in cinema and TV in Canada and Egypt, further honing her skills and craft.
Rakeen Saad’s upcoming TV dramas, including “The Butcher of Giza,” the second season of “Rivo,” and “Al Rawabi School for Girls,” have generated significant anticipation among audiences. With her exceptional talent, versatility, and dedication to her craft, Rakeen Saad continues to make her mark in the world of Arab television. As viewers, we eagerly await the release of these dramas, knowing that Rakeen’s performances will captivate and inspire us once again.