Tara Emad is an Egyptian actress who effortlessly captured the audience’s attention with her dazzling performance in the early stages of her career. Tara made her foray into acting with the TV series Al Jamia'a (2011), which starred several burgeoning actors from across the Arab world. She followed that by many hit TV series and films such as Adel Emam’s TV series Saheb El Saa'da (2014), Torab El Mas, El Kowayseen, Marwan Hamed’s The Blue Elephant: Dark Whispers, and the thriller film 122.
In 2017, Tara starred in the TV drama Lam'i El Ott (2017) opposite Mohamed Emam, before taking part in Bein El Sarayat (2015), directed by Sameh Abdel Aziz and starring Bassem Samra and Simone. In 2020, she starred opposite superstar Ahmed Ezz in the musical play Aladdin, along with the romantic series W Neheb Tany Leh (2020), in which she co-starred with Yasmin Abdelaziz. and the short film Samt (Pause) alongside Mona Hala. Directed by Tamer Shaaban, the film was screened at the Austin Film Festival.
In Ramadan ( 2021), she starred in two serial dramas that premiered in Ramadan; Mousa opposite Egyptian star Mohamed Ramadan, and Ded El Kasr along with Nelly Karim. Also, during 2021 Ramadan, She took part in ZED Park ad, and participated in the 500500 Hospital campaign, as well as the Ramadan Gucci show along with a pan-Arab cast of superstars, including Saba Mubarak, Tamer Habib, Aseel Omran. Inspired by the classic soap operas of the 1980s, Ramadan Gucci is written by Tamer Habib and launched in collaboration between Gucci and Mille. Tara was also featured in Ghaween Aflam, the latest commercial for Orange Egypt, the official sponsor for the El Gouna Film Festival 2021, as well as the music video Met’ala’ Beeky that was released during the closing ceremony of the festival. The video brings together 10 actresses from 5 Arab countries besides Tara; Youssra, Hend Sabri, Shereen Reda, Saba Mubarak, Nour, Huda ElMufti, Fatima Albanawi, Mayan El Sayed, Sarrah Abdelrahman, and TV presenter Raya Abirached.
Her works in 2021 include Setat Beit Al-Maadi (Maadi’s Housewives) alongside Kinda Alloush, Injy El Mokkaddem, and Sabry Fawaz. The series, which is now available on Shahid, is the Arabic version of the successful American series Why Women Kill.
Tara’s latest works in 2022 include WATCH IT’s original series Tahqeeq (Investigation), alongside Ahmed Malek and Huda ElMufti as well as the Arabic version of smash-hit US drama Suits, starring Asser Yassin, Ahmed Dawood, and Saba Mubarak. The series was launched during the Ramadan season.
Her upcoming projects include El Gawahergy alongside Mohamad Henedy and Mona Zaki; film Nosi El Helw (My Better Half) with Ramez Galal and El Sobky’s El Molhed (The Atheist) film opposite Ahmed Hatem.
Prior to starting her acting career, Tara starred in several commercials. In 2010, she entered the Miss Global Teen pageant becoming the First Runner-up, and won the title of the Queen of Africa.
Throughout her career, Tara has been a brand ambassador of several famous brands including Bvlgari, Michael Oro Jewellery and she did a shoot for Yves Saint Laurent (YSL). She is also Chanel's first Middle Eastern “Friend of the House” and the ambassador of Juhayna Nuts & Grains and Pepsico's new initiative “Recycle for Tomorrow”. The initiative aims to collect 8 million kg of plastic waste of Pepsi Co’s products to recycle them and use them in new industries. It covers several areas in Cairo, including Manshiyat Nasser, 15th of May, and Izbat Al Nakhl where 1000 of the targeted residents are being employed in the initiative. 20% of the residents employed are women. Tara has teamed up with the celebrated Azza Fahmy Jewellery trademark to be their brand ambassador for the new 2021 summer collection ‘El Nur’. Besides, she was just named Cartier's brand ambassador for the Middle East.