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Are You Ready for the UAE Edition of Netflix Reality Show Love is Blind?

After the show’s immense success overseas, Netflix is all set to launch a new series for the region: Love is Blind UAE edition. Here’s everything you need to know about the romantic reality show.



Never a dull day in the world of Netflix! Love is Blind UAE will soon be taking over your TV screens, and the news has already caused quite a buzz among reality show fans.

For the uninitiated, Love is Blind is a reality show that brings together a selection of single men and women, all of whom are looking for love and ready to make the ultimate commitment. Through the course of the show, the singles get a chance to speak to each prospective partner and building a meaningful emotional connection — without actually seeing the other person. Once engaged, the soon-to-be-wed couples finally meet in person to see if they are as compatible in the real world as they were in the Love is Blind pods. The show culminates with each couple’s wedding day, where the duos make their final decision on whether they want to tie the knot, or call it quites and continue their search for love.

So far, the original Love is Blind, which was an American series, has five seasons, all of which have been hosted by celebrity couple Nick and Vanessa Lachey. The show has also been recreated in other countries, namely Brazil, Japan and Sweden. Now, Love is Blind‘s UAE edition, which will be named Love is Blind, Habibi, will see Saudi actor Elham Ali and her husband Khaled Saqr playing the role of host, and will share the journeys of single Arabs trying their luck in the romantic sphere. According to Netflix’s synopsis, “On their journey, they will get the chance to meet other like-minded people who share their values and desire to build a family as well as a true partner who loves them for who they are and not what they look like. They will have the opportunity to deepen connections, fall in love and even propose – all before actually seeing each other. But the question remains: Will they successfully tie the knot or will external factors and physical realities intervene?”

Love is Blind, Habibi, isn’t the first reality show that’s targeted Middle Eastern audiences of late. The show comes after the roaring success of series like  Real Housewives of Dubai (2022) and Dubai Bling (2022). With all the excitement around reality shows right now, it’s safe to say that Love is Blind‘s UAE version promises to be a binge-watch.

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