22/6/2017 marks the 16th death anniversary of the late legend, Soad Hosni.
Soad Hosni was an Egyptian actress born in Cairo، she was famously known as the "Cinderella of Egyptian cinema". She was one of the most influential actresses in the Middle East and the Arab world.
She had made her debutin 1959 when she preformed Naima in “Hassan wa Naima” movie. She performed in more than 83 films، as well as a single television series، He and She، in addition to eight radio series.
Her final screen appearance was in the 1991 film، The Shepherd and the Women، directed by her ex-husband، Ali Badrakhan.
Hosni died after falling from the balcony of her home at Stuart Tower in London on June 21، 2001. Her funeral in Cairo was attended by some 10،000 people. She had no children and was survived by her widower، her last husband، writer Maher Awad، whom she married in 1987.
She is known for her roles in Hassan wa Na'ima، Cairo 30، Esha'et Hob، Al karnak،El-garema el-Dahka، Aylet Zizi، saghira ala al hob، Amiraa.. Hobi Ana، El Safira Aziza، Ghroob we Shrooa، and el zoga el Tanya.