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Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Casablanca Paris
Tarek Boudali wears a blazer and shirt by Casablanca Paris.

Tarek Boudali is a French actor, writer, and director who has gained significant fame and recognition for his work in the entertainment industry. He began his career in the early 2010s, and over the years, he has become one of the most popular and beloved figures in French comedy.

Boudali's talent lies in his ability to create relatable and humorous characters that resonate with audiences. He has starred in and co-written several cult movies including Babysitting and, and directed commercial successes like Epouse-moi Mon Pote and 30 Jours Max.

France’s favorite comedian Tarek Boudali flaunts some of this summer’s trendiest looks and talks career highlights.

Fashion Editor & Stylist: Victor Concepto - Photographer & Filmmaker: François Berthier - Makeup Artist: Maude Gobet - Hair Stylist: Ana Lizana - Location: Studio François Berthier

Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Tods.
Total look, Tod's.

AM: Growing up, did you dream of becoming an actor?
Yes, it was my absolute desire to be one ever since I was 8-years old. I always liked to make people laugh.

AM: Who are some of your favorite actors?
Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.

Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Tods
Total look, Tod's.

AM: In your opinion, what makes of your films such box office hits?
I am not really sure, there is no magic formula. But I think you have to be sincere when you make a film; to do it for the public and not for your own self.

AM: And what got you to direct your own movies?
I started having ideas for films, it was like images floating in my head. 

Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Bally
Total look, Bally.

AM: Would you ever consider acting in non-comedy films?
I always like to explore new opportunities and I have never been against playing dramatic or serious roles. However, I would like to do so while continuing my career in comedy.

AM: A favorite role in your career?
Every film I make feels like a gift to me. I'm a lucky man.

Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Paul Smith
Total look, Paul Smith.

AM: You seem to be very fashion-forward, how would you describe your relationship with fashion?
I love fashion. My daily vibe changes all the time. I enjoy combining looks and styles.

AM: You also love animals…
Indeed, I am an SPA (La Société Protectrice des Animaux) ambassador. I really like animals and I try to help this association that does a lot of good for animals.

Tarek Boudali x Arabian Moda x Lacoste
Total look, Lacoste.
AM: What is your current project?
I am on the post production of my new film 3 Jours Max which will be released in October 2023.