A taste of home for the entire family, guaranteed to get your 2020 off to a great start!
Dubai, UAE; 16 January 2020: Kick off your new year by ticking the must-watch movies and series off your list with OSN’s best line-up, offering you the first and exclusive window to premium Arabic content. With everything the region’s leading entertainment network has in store, you will be guaranteed a month full of entertainment from Gulf, Egyptian/ Pan Arabic and Turkish Dramas.
Highlights include Al Ikhtiyar (AKA The Choice Babil) which premieres on OSN Yahala Al Oula on 26th January until 19th April, only one week after airing in Turkey, with the comeback of the famous Halit Ergenc, who played ‘Sultan Sulaiman’, from the series Hareem Al Sultan. The series explores the life of Irfan, played by Ergenç, an idealistic professor. Irfan finds himself in a difficult situation when he loses his job and has to support and pay for treatment of his ill son. The story unfolds when Irfan finds himself with a friend in the middle of a heist of one of the most well-known businessmen in Turkey. After thinking they have succeeded, the two are locked in a chase with the businessman who attempts to recover his money from the two. The thirteen-episode series is available in Turkish and dubbed in Arabic and runs weekly on Sundays for two full hours of entertainment.
Be sure to tune in on Friday 24th January for the movie premiere of Al Kenz 2: Al Hobb wa Al Maseer on Yahala Cinema, the long-awaited sequel to Al Kenz 1. Part two sees Hassan in search of a treasure that his father, Bashir Al-Katatni’s, buried in his mansion. Hassan looks for the clues in ancient papyrus documents that are within the stories of Hatshepsut in the Pharaonic era. Ali-the-Mercury during the Ottoman era and his father, Bashir Al-Katatini, Head of State Security Investigations Service during the rulership of the Khedival dynastyin the 1940s. The movie is directed by Sherif Arafa and stars Mohamed Ramadan, Mohamed Saad, Hend Sabry, Amina Khalil, Ruby, Ahmed Hatem.
Moreover, you can look forward to the premiere of Al Ghurrab (AKA Kuzgun) on OSN Yahala Al Oula HD on 22nd January. The Turkish drama narrates the story of the titular Al Ghurab (played by Baris Arduc) whose family life changes completely as a result of the caliper held against his policeman father. Al Ghurab is an unmissable story that spans over 20 years full of love, struggle, and triumph. Al Ghurab stars Baris Arduc, Burcu Biricik, and Hatice Aslan.
27th January also sees the premiere of season 3 (last season) of Imra’ah on OSN Ya Hala Al Oula, a Turkish drama about a loving mother Bahar, who struggles to maintain a life with her two children, must deal with life’s challenges and uncover the hidden truths of the past. Imara’ah stars Ozge Özpirinçci, Caner Cindoruk, and Bennu Yildirimlar.
Another exclusive drama is Afek Al Khater. The Gulf series starring Khalid Amin, Fatima Abdulrahim, Mays, Abeer Ahmed, and Hiba Al Durry, will premiere on Sunday 26th January and run until 5th March. Amina, the central character struggles to deal with her husband taking a second wife especially as Amina is pregnant with twins when the new wife comes on the scene. The second wife is cruel and aggressive towards Amina and the story sees her raising her children with patience despite her circumstances.
To make January even more bearable, OSN is also launching a special treat for the lovers of classic cinema. Ismail Yassin Fel-OSN is a special offering that started running on 2nd January and will continue to run till 30th January. It will feature a selection of favorites by the Egyptian comedian and actor Ismail Yassin – from Ismail Yassin Fel Tayran, Ismail Yassin Fel Police and Ismail Yassin Tarazan to Ibn Hamido and Emsik Harami every Thursday of the month on OSN Ya Hala Cinema at 19:00 KSA/ 20:00 UAE – also available on OSN on demand.
Full line up of movies and series on OSN Yahala Al Oula and Yahala Cinema for January:
OSN Yahala Cinema
· Alb Ommuh – 10th January 23:00 KSA/ 12:00 UAE
· AL Kenz 2: Al Hobb wa Al Maseer – 24th January 23:00 KSA/ 12:00 UAE
OSN Yahala AlOula
· Al Ikhtiyar (AKA The Choice) – 26th January 21:00 KSA/ 22:00 UAE (Every Sunday)
· Al Ghurab (AKA Kuzgun) – 22nd January 22:00 KSA/ 23:00 UAE (Monday to Thursday)
· Afek Al Khater – 26th January 20:00 KSA/ 21:00 UAE (Sunday to Thursday)
· Imra’ah Season 3 – 27th January 21:00 KSA/ 22:00 UAE (Monday to Thursday)
With all this and more, mark your diaries and start 2020 with your families and friends, with OSN promising you the best of new year entertainment