Egyptian actor Ahmed Malek attended the runway show of the italian fashion icon (Gucci) during Milan Fashion week. Malek was the only actor from the Middle East to attend the show, which kicked off on Friday, February 25. A host of celebrities attended the fashion show, most notably music star Rihanna, actor Jared Leto and tennis champion Serena Williams.
Gucci’s fashion show is one of the world’s most significant events that Malek will take part in during 2022. This comes after he had been nominated for the best lead actor award for his film The Furnace by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) at the end of 2021. Milan Fashion week runs until Monday, February 28. Gucci’s show, the first at Milan Fashion Week in two years, since they turned to digital showcases after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Malek had a very tight schedule in 2021. He starred in the TV series Bimbo alongside Huda El Mufti and rapper Wegz. The series premiered on the streaming platform “Shahid VIP” and became a huge hit. Also, he starred in Hadi El Bagoury's film "Amar 14" or (Full Moon) alongside an array of stars. Upcoming projects for Malek in 2022 include TV drama Tahqeeq (Investigation), which will premiere on Watch iT and Netflix’s film The Swimmers, which is written and directed by Sally El Husseiny and starring a star-studded pan-Arab cast including Ali Suliman and Kinda Alloush. Malek is also expecting the film Kira & El Gin by the dynamic duo Marwan Hamed and Ahmed Mourad. Kira & El Gin, one of Synergy’s most significant productions and the biggest Egyptian film production, stars Malek alongside Karim Abdel Aziz and Ahmed Ezz.