Scriptwriter Ahmed Abdallah was born in Bein Al-Sarayat in Cairo on April 1st, 1965. He graduated from Cairo University Law school. While in college, Abdallah did some acting, but mainly directed stage plays based on translated scripts. After graduation, he began working for...Read more the theatre, producing "Alam Qetat" (World of Cats), "Alabanda" (Nonsense) and "Hakim Ouyoon" (The Eye Doctor). Since then, he has written scripts for some of the biggest box office comedies of the last decade including Abboud Ala Elhodoud (Abboud on the Borders), Al-Nazer (The Headmaster), Ibn Ezz (Born to Money), Al-Lembi, Karkar, Askar fil Moaskar (Soldiers in the Camp), Yana Ya Khalti (Me or My Aunt), Foul Elseen Elazim (Great Beans of China), and Ghabi Mennu Feeh (Natural Born Imbecile). In 2008, Abdallah ventured into a totally new genre, adopting darker dramas like his film "Cabaret" that went on to win several awards. Following its great success, Abdallah has opted to work with the same cast in his next movie "Elfarrah" (The Wedding) and again in his first TV series "Elharah" (The Alley) in 2010. The multi-talented writer's work scopes beyond film and theater. Abdallah has recently published his first collection of poems, and has written songs for some of his stage plays as well as a song for the late singer Zekra.