Arabic: حمدى قنديل
TV & radio personality
Hamdy Kandeel is an Egyptian television and radio personality who presents a television program on Dubai channel.
Kandeel graduated from Cairo University’s Faculty of Arts in Journalism in 1960. He has worked for various Egyptian newspapers throughout his career, including al-Akhbar and Dar al-Tahrir. He also presented a number of political programs on Egyptian state television. However, he was known for expressing his political tendencies through his programs and articles which eventually led to his dismissal from state television.
Kandeel is a Nasserist and has gained popularity among Arabs for stating his opinions freely.