Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 29 November 2020

Celebrities spotted in Dubai this weekend: From Mohamed Ramadan to Asim Riaz

Stars have been posing in front of the Burj Khalifa, out in the desert, visiting cultural centres and celebrity zoos

Asim Riaz, Mohamed Ramadan and Yvonne Orji have been spotted in Dubai. Instagram / Asim Riaz, Mohamed Ramadan
Asim Riaz, Mohamed Ramadan and Yvonne Orji have been spotted in Dubai. Instagram / Asim Riaz, Mohamed Ramadan

This weekend, a host of big names were spotted out and about in Dubai.

Egyptian actor and singer Mohamed Ramadan, Moroccan producer RedOne, Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji, and model and Bigg Boss runner-up Asim Riaz were among those in the UAE.

Here, we round up what the rich and famous have been up to in the emirate.

Mohamed Ramadan premieres 'Ya Habibi' at Palm Fountain

Ramadan has been spotted frequently in Dubai since September, however, this weekend was a particularly notable appearance, as he arrived to see the Palm Fountain at The Pointe play his popular song, Ya Habibi.

From Fnajeen Restaurant and Cafe, the Egyptian singer watched as the fountain lit up and the water danced in the background behind him.

He was also seen out enjoying Dubai's lively nightlife scene, dining at Bagatelle Dubai and Opa.

Ramadan seems to have checked into the Palazzo Versace Dubai, where he has regularly been posing for poolside photos and posting them on Instagram.

He also paid Saif Ahmad Belhasa's Fame Park a visit last week.

RedOne's celebrity dinner in Dubai

Last week, Ramadan dined at Cipriani Dubai with Moroccan producer and singer RedOne, Dutch fashion designer Laila Aziz, and Emirati MBC anchor Mahira Abdel Aziz.

"A lovely dinner with amazing people," RedOne wrote on Instagram.

Shama Sikander

Indian actress and singer Shama Sikander celebrated Diwali in Dubai.

The Bypass Road star posted a photo of herself poolside at a Dubai hotel and under an elegantly lit arch.

Asim Riaz at the Burj Khalifa

Indian model Riaz is best known for appearing on reality TV show Bigg Boss.

He has been in the UAE for a week, posting photos from the Burj Khalifa and by a pool in Downtown Dubai.

Yvonne Orji's Dubai tour

American-Nigerian actress Yvonne Orji is in Dubai, being shown around by the Visit Dubai Africa team with a jam-packed itinerary.

On her first day in the emirate, she visited the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Aquarium at The Dubai Mall and dined at Ce La Vi Dubai with her parents. Day two was filled with cultural attractions, including visits to the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Cultural Understanding, the Gold and Spice Souk and an evening desert safari.

"We kicked it with a falcon, spotted an Arabian oryx, rode camels (also: ate camel meat and drank camel milk – who knew?!), were serenaded by an Emirati band – they messed around and invited me up to sing back-up, and we ended the night sitting in the still of the desert sky," she said of the evening.

She also celebrated her mother's birthday in the UAE, with lunch and a spa treatment at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, before dinner at Armani Hotel Dubai.

On her fourth day, they checked out the JBR Aqua Fun Water Park and headed to Global Village in the evening.

Carlinhos Maia's desert trip

The Brazilian influencer is also in Dubai, where he was filmed by Belhasa meeting the animals at his Fame Park.

On Maia's Instagram, he has shared photos from Dubai Marina, out in the desert on a camel and in a swimming pool with a Burj Khalifa backdrop.

He seems to have arrived in Dubai after a holiday in the Maldives.

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Updated: November 15, 2020 01:38 PM

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