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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Iconic Egyptian actress Shadia passes away at age 86

Iconic Egyptian actress Shadia passed away last night at the age of 86, Al Masry Al Youm reports. The cinematic legend’s passing comes after a 15-day struggle following a stroke, according to the newspaper. Shadia had an illustrious acting career that began when she was 16 years old and ended in 1986 with more than 70 films in her repertoire, according to Ahram Online. Some of her most famous films included Meraty Modeer Aam (My Wife is a General Manager) and Al Zoga Al Talatashar (The Thirteenth Wife). She also leaves us with several famous singing performances, including Haga Ghareeba (Something Strange), which she sang alongside Abdel Halim Hafez (watch, runtime: 7:25).

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