Adel Muhammad Imam Muhammad Bukhariny, known by his artistic name Adel Imam, (born May 17, 1940 –) is an Egyptian film actor, television actor, and theater actor. He is considered one of the most famous actors in Egypt and the Arab world.
He was famous for performing comic roles that mixed with political and romantic films and social issues. At the beginning of his rise, he starred in more serious works and merged comedy with romance, such as Marati General Manager (1966) and the dignity of my wife (1967) and Imp Marati (1968). Adel Imam began his artistic career in the early sixties, and has so far presented 126 films, 16 series, 11 plays, and a radio series with singer Abdel Halim Hafez, entitled Please Don’t Understand Me Quickly (1973).
Imam earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Cairo University. Adel Imam had started his artistic life on the university stage, and from there he embarked on cinema work. With his entry into the world of cinema, Emam starred in many films that achieved the highest revenues in the history of Egyptian cinema, as his films in the eighties and nineties were the highest-grossing films in cinema.
At that time, which made him superior to the rest of the actors. His contributions to the film and theater industry were by addressing social and political issues in the Arab world; This earned him worldwide fame and made him one of the most influential Arab public figures in the 1980s and 1990s. Some of his cinematic and television works are bold and cause uproar and controversy for his discussion of important social, political and religious issues such as the Arab crises with Israel and Denmark.