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After winning a Best short art-film prize of the Cairo biennalle for his directoral debut Sol Star (1996); Khaled decided to give his growing artistic side better potential of growth into a career by dedicating the year of 1997 to study Film this time, Acting, Cinematography and Directing as well in the USA.
n 1999, The rythem fastened for Khaled, First when he (as a famous young face & well established catwalk model in Egypt) was offered to Host TV programs at Nile Variety Channel; part of a new Thematic Network inaugurated by state owned ERTU in Egypt.
Khaled in a very short period became the talk of the town with his new fresh style and unconventional ways. He hosted many programs including the hit Live talk show Eshar Ma'ana and interviewed stars from all walks of Arts - Local and International.
In 2000 He was also chosen by News Dept. (ERTU Ch:1 in Egypt) as a result of winning the title of "BEST NEW TV ANNOUNCER"; to present, "GOOD MORNING EGYPT", one of the most widely known programs in Egypt, and continued presenting it till end of 2001.
At the same time, another major dream came true; Acting in film, By the end of year 2001 Khaled became a movie star for Arab youth with movies released in Egypt & the Arab world.
It all started when the the well known and respected Egyptian Film maker"Daoud Abdel Sayed" (IMDB) chose Khaled as the lead role with Salah Abdallah and the first time actor and contraversial singer Shaaban Abdel Reheem in:
The film style and cast took critics and audiences by surprise, and it took almost three weeks before critics could get over the initial shock and felt the overwhelming audience response which was one step ahead of the critics and gave the film quite a bonus at the box office, It was clear that this is a new classic of Daoud Abdel Sayed with new stars being born.
Egyptian Director Ali
casted and directed Khaled's earlier role as Ashraf in "Rendez-Vous (2000)" (http://rendez-vous-movie.com/)
landed him another role in the true story shot in
Alexandria & Port-said locations to be a war action film "Yom EL Karama (2002)" (file data) as Lt. Hasan Hosny,
different and unexpected role by the audience proving Khaled's
versatility as a promising new actor and star much needed for the
anticipated new rennainssance of the Egyptian cinema of the new
Khaled also attracted the young first time Director Hani Khalifa together with the young script writer Tamer Habib to choose Khaled to lead in "Sahar El Layaly" (2003) (IMDB)as "Ali" among a large cast of young promising stars of Egyptian cinema, the film release has been delayed several times & still in final stages but expected to be released 2003.
From 2002 Khaled has established a proffessional star actor status which lead to his nomination to star many other projects, like the musical comedy "WEST EL BALAD" where He sang and performed a contemporary "Romeo" set in a Cairene downtown alley. and also as "Seif El Daly" in "EL BANAT" (2003) (IMDB) TV Series which won him BEST TV Award from Minister Safwat El-Sherif of Egypt.
He performed the role of "Kimo" a famous young actor / star who finds stardom a prison only when he falls in real love in "Girls' Love" a.k.a. "Women's love" a.k.a. "Hob El Banat" (2004) (IMDB) written once again by Tamer Habib and got Special mention awards in Cairo International Film Festival October 2003. It was shot March till August 2003. Directed by Khaled El Hagar (IMDB).
Khaled roles varry from Drama, to Romantic Comedies, to Musicals ("MEFEESH GHER KEDA" aka: "None but That!" (2007) ) , an Action drama released in 2006 ( "AGAMISTA" (2006) )
Khaled's English speaking feature and American debut was in 2005: CIVIC DUTY (2006)
Khaled is now reported to be shooting a new English speaking American production film in LA: "CITIZEN BRANDO" (2009)
One-Zero - Sherry 2009
Heliopolis - Ibrahim 2009
Habibi Naeman (Sleeping Habibi) - Ramez 2008
Agamista - Ez 2007
Kashf hesab - Farid 2007
Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda - Yehia 2007
None But That! - Nader 2006
Leabet el hob - Essam 2006
Civic Duty - Gabe Hassan 2006
Downtown Girls - Chef Samir 2005
Harb Atalia - Fouad 2005
Malek wa ketaba - Tarek 2005
Youm el karama - Hasan Hosny 2004
Hob el banat - Kimo (Karim El Sharkawy) 2004
Sahar el layaly - Ali 2003
Mowaten we Mokhber we Haramy - Selim 2001
Rendez-Vous - Ashraf 2000
Leh khaletny ahebak - Khaled Abol Naga 2000
Genoun el hob - Khaled (The Hero Kid) 1977
Past Television (1 title)
Banat, El (TV mini-series) - Seif El Daly 2003
Khaled won several Awards including:
(Awards details>> here )
BEST ACTOR AWARD for his role "Essam" in "A game of love" (2006) at Alex International Film Festival 2007
Egyptian Oscars ACTING AWARD for his role "Ali" in "Sahar El Layaly" (2003) from Egyptian Film Society 2004
BEST ACTOR AWARD for his role "Ali" in "Sahar El Layaly" (2003) at (Paris) Arab Cinema Biennale at the Institute du Monde Arabe IMA Int'l Film Festival 2003
BEST ACTOR AWARD for his role "Ali" in "Sahar El Layaly" (2003) at (Syria) Damascus Int'l Film Festival 2003
BEST ACTOR AWARD from ART for his achievement as a Young Actor from 1998-2003, 2003
BEST FILM AUDIENCE AWARD at (Tunisian) Sousse FIFEJ 2003 Film Festival.
BEST ACTOR AWARD for his role "Ali" in "Sahar El Layaly" (2003) from several Media & Magazine Polls, 2003
Nominated by Egypt for the Acadamy OSCARS Awards (LA, USA) for Best Foreign Film Competition 2003.