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Wednesday , October 23 2019

Heba happy with the success of her series ‘Cairo Batch’ despite criticism

Heba Meshari Hamada

Kuwaiti writer says used to bullying

KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The Kuwaiti writer Heba Meshari Hamada is happy with the success of her series ‘Cairo Batch’ despite the criticism from both the public and some critics, including the claim that the work is derived from the novel ‘Apartment of Freedom’ by the late writer Ghazi Algosaibi and the public who in the social networking sites have vented their anger because of the short duration of previous episodes, reports Al-Anba daily.

Speaking to the daily by phone to shed light on her viewpoint with regard to the criticisms, she said she is in Al-Razi hospital suffering from tendon cut in her hand suffered during the course of the series, and said she is glad about the reactions of her artistic work, which she considered one of the best works written by her until now.

Speaking of accusations, Hamada said in her account on Instagram also that she is used to bullying, slander and accusations hurled at her saying the work is derived from ‘Apartment of Freedom’. She claimed there is no similarity between the two acts either in terms of dialogue, chronology or drama.

It is worth mentioning that the series ‘Cairo Batch’ revolves around a group of students in the fifties of the last century studying at the University of Cairo and each of them have a dramatic line of his, and is the first serial in the Gulf dealing with this period of time in Cairo which is directed by Bahraini Ali Ali starring Bashar Al-Shatti, Fatima Al-Safi, Hamad Ashkanani, Noor Al-Ghandour, Muhanad Al-Mohammadi, Maram, LuluwaAl-Mulla, Khaled Al-Shaer, Noor Al-Sheikh and others.

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