Set in the 1960s, the series, packed with mystery and suspense, depicts the adventures of PARANORMAL leading character Dr. Refaat Ismail, a single hematologist who finds himself faced with a series of supernatural events.
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Series cast summary:
Ahmed Amin ...  Refaat Ismail 6 episodes, 2020
Reem Abd El Kader Reem Abd El Kader ...  Shiraz 6 episodes, 2020
Samma Ibrahim Samma Ibrahim ...  Raeefa Ismail 6 episodes, 2020
Razane Jammal ...  Maggie Mckillop 6 episodes, 2020
Karla Maatouk ...  Huwaida 6 episodes, 2020
Aya Samaha Aya Samaha ...  Huwaida Abdel Moniem 6 episodes, 2020
Philip Shahbaz ...  Wahbi 6 episodes, 2020
Nick Shakoour ...  Reefat Ismail 6 episodes, 2020
Rushdi Al Shami Rushdi Al Shami ...  Reda Ismail (Adult) 6 episodes, 2020
Batea Khalil Batea Khalil ...  Talaat 4 episodes, 2020
Abdelsamee Abdallah Abdelsamee Abdallah ...  Kamal 3 episodes, 2020
Adam Wahdan Adam Wahdan ...  Taha 3 episodes, 2020


Refaat Ismail, a cynical Hematologist with a dark sense of humor, goes through a "journey of doubt" as his world is turned upside down after his lifelong scientific convictions are questioned. The plot commences in 1969, when Refaat Ismail enters his 40s and begins to experience paranormal activities. Throughout the season, Refaat is accompanied by his university colleague, Maggie, as they enter the paranormal world and try to save their loved ones from the immense danger that surrounds them. The story is based on the best-selling thriller novel series with the same name "Paranormal" by Ahmed Khaled Tawfik. Written by Netflix

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The radio program that Dr. Refaat listens to while in the car is called "After Midnight". In the original novels, Dr. Refaat is the co-host of that radio show. See more »


Refaat Ismail: It's not fair to strip the wind of its power to move the curtains, and attribute it to some mythical monster.
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5 November 2020 | by azizsalhi-56473See all my reviews

When i decided to watch this series i did not know what i'm gonna see,but from the first episode i found myself into it and that's for multiple reasons: -the decors and the setting of thoses periods of times in the arabian countries they really did a great job there. -also,the egyptian and libyan arabic they have done it perfectly it doesn't feel like they translated it from english to arabic. -Samma Ibrahim ''Raeefa Ismail'' all i can say about him is that he's done a remarkble effort in playing his well as the othere characters except some of the kids they didn't convince me with there acting.. even though the series still has cons like -a lot of questions are not answered -the CGI they used was so bad..i mean really bad,and they tried to hide it with the darkness in the scene and the camera movment but they didn't succeed in that one,plus,a lot of events rely on CGI. also,the relationship between Raeefa and megie was so cold and cringy and other things that i don't wanna say for the sake of not spoiling any thing. still this does not diminish the value of ''Paranormal''. if you love horror, mysteries and suspense like'll definitely love this series.

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