Abdel Rahman el-Abnudi (Arabic: عبد الرحمن الأبنودى) (born 1938) is a popular Egyptian poet, and more recently a children's books writer. He is one of a generation of poets who wrote their work in the Egyptian dialect rather than in Classical Arabic, the standard literary language. This literary stance was associated with a militant political engagement: Abnudi and other writers of this school sought to make their literary production part of the process of development and movement towards popular democracy in Egypt.
Amr Abdel Basset Abdel Azeez Diab (Arabic: عمرو دياب) (born October 11, 1961) is an Egyptian singer and composer of jeel music. Diab has become one of the highest selling Middle Eastern artists of all time, as he was awarded "The World Music Award" 3 times; 1998, 2002 & 2007, as being the best selling Middle Eastern singer.
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Faten Hamama (Arabic: فاتن حمامة) (born 27 May 1931) is an Egyptian producer and an acclaimed actress of film, television, and theatre. She was regarded for her performances in a range of film genres, from melodramas to historical films and occasional comedies, though her chief successes were romantic dramas.
Omar Sharif (Arabic: عمر الشريف; born April 10, 1932) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning Egyptian actor who has starred in many Hollywood films. He has acted in Egyptian, French, and English language feature films. Sharif is most famous for his roles in Doctor Zhivago, Funny Girl and Lawrence of Arabia.
Salah Abouseif (Arabic صلاح ابو سيف ) is one of Egypt's greatest film directors. Abouseif has directed 39 films since his directorial debut in 1945 with the film Dai'iman fi Qalbi. He is particularly known for his faithful portrayal of the popular quarters of Cairo, where most of his films are set. His close affection for these areas comes from his own childhood in Boulaq, where he grew up in poverty.
Mohammad Salah Eldin Bahgat Helmy, known as "Salah Jaheen" or "Salah Jahin" (Arabic: صلاح جاهين, December 25, 1930 – April 21, 1986) was a leading Egyptian poet, lyricist, playwright and cartoonist.
Life and career
Jaheen was born in Shobra district, Cairo on 1930 to a middle-class family. He studied law in Cairo University. In 1955, he started working for the Egyptian weekly magazine "Rose al-Yousef" as a cartoonist. A year later, he moved to the new magazine "Sabah el-Khair" for which he became the editor-in-chief, then he joined Al-Ahram.