The screening of the first episodes of the Ramadan series sparked a wide interaction. The past days of the month of Ramadan witnessed the popularity of some series on social networking sites, so that some series left their mark from the first episodes, whether through good performance, or by raising controversy about their events.
The Arab public has become an authentic party to this through social networking sites. Each episode and scene is placed under a “microscope” by the interactors.
The method of writing the names of the actors participating in the work witnessed several discrepancies, between writing it in its usual form, and not writing names, as in the series “Sarah Al-Bati’”, in which sixty main actors participate, while the series “Baba Al-Majal” only wrote the name of the hero of the work without the rest of the actors. , and sparked controversy on “Social Media”, especially with the participation of actors such as Sawsan Badr and Riyadh Al-Khouli. While others attacked the technical and historical errors included in the series “Sarah Al-Batea”, directed by Khaled Youssef.
Despite leading the “trend” last year, the seventh part of the comedy series “The Big Strong 7” won criticism this year, and followers saw that the work was not new, and its heroine, actress Rahma Ahmed, was criticized, accusing her of “repeating the same performance.” The Egyptian series “The Seventh Harsha” won the admiration of some.
Despite the multiplicity of Saudi series this season; The critic Ahmed Al-Ayyad believes that “the most prominent feature that distinguishes it is the return of the duo, Nasser Al-Qasabi and Abdullah Al-Sadhan, in the series (Tash Matash), after an absence, and since its first episodes it has achieved the highest viewership for the audience’s longing for them.”
How did the Arab public and critics interact with the Ramadan drama in the early days?