The existence of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces Islam.
Farouk Omar is a historic Arab collection co-produced (2012) through MBC1 and Qatar TV and directed with the aid of Hatem Ali, which is based on one of the pleasant partners of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) and the 2nd Caliph of the Islamic state, Umar Ibn Al-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him) .
A 30-episode series showcasing the diverse occasions throughout the life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab (May Allah be thrilled with him) from his pre-Islamic days till his assassination. The series relies upon entirely on established historic facts consequently didn’t face grievance in terms of its content as beyond films on similar topics did.
The collection commences with the 23 year of Hijra at Makkah, wherein the Muslim pilgrims have come together for the Hajj. In midst of them, we are able to see Umar Ibn Al Khattab (May Allah be thrilled with him) supplicating to the Lord while doing the Tawaaf around the Ka’abah. On the return journey to Medinah from Makkah, they bypass by using a set of humans tending to their camels in the desert. Umar (May Allah be pleased with him) reminisces his beyond days, while he used to generally tend to his father Al-Khattab’s camels in the desert, and the way his father used to work him to exhaustion and beat him up if he slackened.
However, now after his embracing Islam how life has changed for him with nobody to stand between him and his Lord. The series then takes you on a ancient ride as memories come gushing lower back to Umar (May Allah be pleased with him) about the various events that came about during his lifetime.