Prince Khaled bin Al-Waleed bin Talal Al Saud is known as the ‘Sleeping Prince‘ as he had an accident in 2005 and hasn’t woken up since then.
The Sleeping Prince had reportedly managed to move his hands when a woman greets him.
The footage of the moment had been viewed nearly 200,000 times on Twitter and was shared by Saudi princess Noura bint Talal Al-Saud among others.
‘Hi, Didi hello, hello let me see, hi,’ she says as the prince, in response, wiggled his fingers.
She asks ‘one more, one more, higher, higher’ and the comatose royal lifts his whole hand off the bed momentarily.
Prince Al-Waleed had been in a coma since 2005 when he suffered a brain hemorrhage after getting into a car crash while studying at a military college.
The young royal has been on a ventilator since the accident 15 years ago. However, his last recorded physical movement was five years ago.
The prince’s father, who is the brother of billionaire business tycoon Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, had never given up hope of his son one day making a full recovery.
Prince Khalid lists among the members of the Saudi royal family detained for 11 months for criticizing a crackdown on the kingdom’s elite.