Omar (TV series)
|Genre||History, Biography, Drama|
|Starring||Ghassan Massoud, Samer Ismail|
|Voices of||Assad Khalifa (Omar)|
|Country of origin||Arab World|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||31|
|Producer(s)||MBC Group, Qatar TV|
|Location(s)||Saudi Arabia, Morocco|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Original airing||July 20|
Omar (Arabic: عُمَرْ) or Farouk Omar (Persian: عمر فاروق) is a historical Arab television drama series that was produced and broadcasted by MBC1 and directed by Hatem Ali. Co-produced by Qatar TV, the series is based on the life of Omar, one of the Prophet Mohammad's best companions and the second Caliph of Islam. The series had to face large controversy due to its depiction of Omar, Abu Bakr, Osman and Ali, the four Rashidun Caliphs, along with other characters, who some Muslims believe should not be depicted much like the Prophet Mohammad. The series consisted of 30 episodes and was originally aired in the month of Ramadan since July 20, 2012. It was made at a cost of 200 million Saudi Riyals (SAR) and filmed in Morocco, mostly in Marakesh, Tangiers, El Jadida, Casablanca and Mohammedia. After the series was broadcasted on MBC, dubbed into several languages and subtitled in English on youtube, it received great support from many different scholarly bodies and people watching it. As the series depended solely on reliable historical established facts, the series did not face criticism in terms of its content, as past movies and films faced.
|Figures and bodies with positive views:||Figures and bodies with negative views|
|Salman al-Awda||Yūsuf al-Qaraḍawī||Saleh al-Fawzan.||Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia|
|Adil al-Kalbanī||Muḥammad al-Dido||Al-Azhar University||Abdul Azīz bin Fahd.|
|Abdul Wahāb al-Țurayrī||Alī al-Sallabī||Muhammad Saalih al-Munajid||Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.|
|Saleh al-Maghamsi||Mohammed Hassan (Egypt)|
Mehyar Khaddour as Khalid ibn al-Walid.
May Skaf as Hind bint Utbah.
Bernadette Hodeib as Rayhana.
Qassem Milho as Amr ibn al-Aas.
Fadi Sabih as Safwan ibn Umayyah.
Mohammad Haddaqa as Omir bin Wahab.
Nadira Imran as Sajah bint al-Harith.
Khaled Al gayh as Ayyash ibn Abi-Rabia.
Hicham Bahloul as Ikrimah ibn Abi-Jahl.
Abdul Salam Bo Hosseini as Abdullah bin Suhail.
Majd Feda - Ghanem Zrelli - Jaber Jokhadar - Ghazwan al Safadi - Mahmoud Nasr - Amer Ali - Faisal al Ameri - Ziad Touati - Bahaa Tharwat - Alft Omar - Ravi Wehbe - Alaa Rasheed - Siham Asif - Tamer Arbeed - Shamm Mohammed - Maram Ben Aziza.
In partnership with
Fathi Haddaoui as Abu Sufyan.
Najah Safkouni as Suhayl ibn Amr.
Jawad Shakarchi as Abu Jahl.
Ghazi Hussein as Umayya bin Khalaf.
Hassan Jundi as Otba ibn Rabi'ah.
Abdul Karim Qawasmi as Walid ibn al-Mughira.
Mahmoud Khalili - Fayez Abu Dan - Suhail Jubbai'i - Rami Khalf - Yusuf Muqbal - Ghassan Azab - Riyadh Wardiyani - Nasser Wardiyani.
Guests of honor
Muna Wassef as Al-Shifa bint Abdullah.
Abdel Aziz Makhyoun as Abu Talib.
Mohamed Miftah as Hamza.
Juliet Awwad as Al-Khansa.
Rafiq AlSubaie as Waraqa bin Nawfal.
Hassan Auata, as The girl's father adulteress.
Abdel Hakim Katifan - Najwa Alwan - Jihad Abdo - Muhannad Qutaish - Mohammad Al Rashi - Hossam AlHhah - Faten Shaheen - Ramez Atallah - Mamdouh al Atrash - Rana Jamoul - Andre Skaf - Mohammed Qurei - Iyad Abu Shamat - Fatma Saad - Yasser Abdel Latif - Zuhair Eliah - Jalal twill - Qamar Murtaza - Nasr Shamma.
- هل يُشعل مسلسل الفاروق عمر مزيدا من الفرقة بين المسلمين؟
- الأمير عبد العزيز بن فهد يؤكد أنه سيبذل كل الجهود لإيقاف بث مسلسل عمر ويطالب متابعيه على تويتر بالدعاء له.
- عمر: أول 'هزيمة' للأزهر على يد الدراما العربية.