Tamally Maak

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"Tamally Maak
تملي معاك"
Single by Amr Diab
from the album Tamally Maak
ReleasedJune 10, 2000
GenreArab pop, Latin pop, world[citation needed]
LabelAlam elPhan
Songwriter(s)Ahmed Ali Moussa (lyrics)
Sherif Tag (music)

Tamally Maak, also often Tamally Ma'ak (in Arabic تملي معاك) is an international Egyptian Arabic language song by the Egyptian pop star Amr Diab in 2000 from his album of the same name.

"Tamally Maak", meaning "Always with you", is written by Ahmed Ali Moussa and the music for the song was composed by Sherif Tag.[1] Original arrangement was by Tarek Madkour. The very popular video was filmed in Czech Republic and the instrumentation prominently included the classic guitar.

Language covers[edit]

The song has been interpreted in a large number of languages, including:

Film appearances[edit]

  • The Hindi version (Kaho Na Kaho) was used for the Soundtrack of the 2004 Hindi film Murder.
  • The Tamil version (Bhoomiku, only introductory tune) was used for the soundtrack of the 2006 Tamil movie Dishyum.
  • The Kannada version was used for the soundtrack of the 2006 Kannada movie Ganda Hendathi.
  • The song was used in the French 2009 film Coco.
  • The song was used in the Israeli TV series Fauda, sung by Tzachi Halevy.
  • The song was used in the American film Just Like A Woman (2012) By [Rachid Boucharb] in 01:10:49


In 2000, the song was covered in English by Armenian-Russian singer Avraam Russo. Despite being predominantly in English, Russo did retain the song's Arabic lyrics in a few verses. He also did a full Russian cover with different lyrics (Russian: Потерянный рай, The Lost Paradise).

In 2016, the song was revived by Canadian-Lebanese artist Miray who remixed it into an English/Arabic amalgam, featuring rapper Jay Soul.


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