Muhandes was a pioneer of Egyptian cinema. Some of the biggest Egyptian comedians such as Adel Imam were his students. His films are considered milestones.
Foad was the son of Zaki El Muhandes, a linguist. In his youth he was an amateur actor. He was inspired during his studies of economics by the comedian Najib Al Rihani. He joined a group called Sa'a li Qalbak (A lesson to your heart ) to.
In 1954, he starred in his first feature film, ' Bent el- Giran ' ( ' The Neighbours ' Daughter' ).
Some other roles were in ' El- Ard El- Tayyeba ' ( ' The Good Earth '), ' El- leg Atlaal ' ( ' Among the Ruins '), ' Amirat El -Arab ' ( 'Princess of the Arabs '), ' It - It - Sahera Sagheera ' ( ' The Little Witch '), ' Nahr El- Hob ' ( 'River of Love '), ' Almaz Abdo El wi - hamuli ' ( ' Almaz & Abdu El- hamuli '), and ' El- Shumoo ' El- Sawda ' ( ' Black Candles' ).
His role in ' Aa'ilat Zizi (' Zizi 's Family '), by the director Abd al- Wahhab Futin, was one of his most famous roles in his career.
The 1960s were his golden years in which he celebrated the greatest success.
- Bayn Al- Atlal ( Among the Ruins )
- Nahr Al- Hobb ( River of Love )
- Ila Al Rabbat buyout (To Homemakers )
- Kilmitayn Wa Bas (Just a Few Words )
- Al- Sikirtir Al- Fanni ( The Technical Secretary )
- My Fair Lady - Arabic adaptation
- Ana Wa Wa Huwa Hiya (I and He and She )
- Al Arabiya (Arabic )