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Souad Hosni is a Actor Egyptienne born on 26 january 1943 at Cairo (Egypte)

Souad Hosni

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Birth name Souad Mohamed Kamal Hosny
Nationality Egypte
Birth 26 january 1943 at Cairo (Egypte)
Death 21 june 2001 (at 58 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Soad Hosny (Egyptian Arabic:سعاد حسني January 26, 1942 – June 21, 2001) was an Egyptian actress and singer born in the Bulaq district of Cairo. She was known as the "Cinderella of Egyptian cinema" and one of the most influential actresses in the Middle East. She ascended to stardom at the end of the 1950s, performing in more than 83 films between 1959 and 1991. A majority of her films were shot in the 1960s and 1970s. Her final screen appearance was in the 1991 film, The Shepherd and the Women, directed by her ex-husband, Ali Badrakhan.


Soad Hosny was married four times. Around 1968, she was married to cinematographer Salah Kurayyem; the marriage lasted for approximately one year. In 1970, Hosny was married to the Egyptian film director Ali Badrakhan; this marriage lasted for approximately eleven years. She was then married to Zaki Fateen Abdel-Wahab, son of Fateen Abdel Wahab and Leila Mourad in 1981. This marriage lasted only five months.

Usually with

Ahmed Zaki
Ahmed Zaki
(4 films)
Soad Hosni
Soad Hosni
(3 films)
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Filmography of Souad Hosni (15 films)

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The Shepherd and the Women
Genres Drama
Actors Ahmed Zaki, Souad Hosni, Soad Hosni, Youssra
Roles Wafaa
Rating58% 2.9043752.9043752.9043752.9043752.904375
The story of three women living alone in the desert, but a day they are visited by a young handsome man…
The Hunger
The Hunger (1986)

Genres Drama
Actors Souad Hosni, Youssra, Soad Hosni, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz
Roles زبيده
Rating66% 3.3286153.3286153.3286153.3286153.328615
The movie, based upon the novel of the same name by Naguib Mahfouz, examines the social conditions of Cairenes during the first decade of the twentieth century. In doing so, both the movie and novel deal extensively with the themes of poverty and death.
The Suspect, 2h5
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Souad Hosni, Adel Imam, Saeed Saleh, Karim Abdel Aziz
Roles Fatima/Batta
Rating70% 3.5390853.5390853.5390853.5390853.539085
A Dinner Date
Directed by Mohamed Khan
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Souad Hosni, Ahmed Zaki, Khairy Beshara
Roles Nawal Ibrahim Kamel
Rating71% 3.5867353.5867353.5867353.5867353.586735
This movie revolves around the story of an innocent girl (nawal) who was married to a rich and possessive man who still wants her back after their divorce; however she meets a hair stylist (shoukry)and falls in love with him. They get married but her first husband starts torturing Shoukry so he can leave nawal but he refuses. Eventually, he is murdered by her first husband. So, Nawal arranges a dinner date with her x-husband telling him that she wants to get back to him and after they finish eating dinner, she tells him that she had put poison food and that both of them don't deserve to live after the death of the love of her life, Shoukry.
Al-Qadisiyya, 2h25
Directed by Salah Abou Seif, Salah Abou-Sayf
Genres War, Historical
Actors Souad Hosni
Rating57% 2.865932.865932.865932.865932.86593
Film historique qui raconte le deroulement de la bataille al qadisya.
People Of The Top, 1h58
Genres Drama
Actors Nour El-Sherif, Souad Hosni
Roles Siham
Rating67% 3.3707353.3707353.3707353.3707353.370735
Shafiqa and Metwally
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Souad Hosni, Ahmed Mazhar, Ahmed Zaki, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Gamil Ratib
Roles Shafiqa
Rating69% 3.4814453.4814453.4814453.4814453.481445
The film was based on a folktale about brother and sister Shafika and Metwally. Where the wayward sister (Souad Hosni) escapes her petty existence in a small Upper Egyptian village and moves to the city. Chafika's poverty finally takes her to acquire a bad reputation as a belly dancer and kept woman.
Al-Karnak (1975)

Origin Egypte
Genres Drama
Actors Nour El-Sherif, Souad Hosni, Kamal el-Shennawi, Tahia Carioca, Mohamed Sobhi, Salah Zulfikar
Roles Zainab Diab
Rating71% 3.588323.588323.588323.588323.58832
Le film raconte la répression en Égypte pendant le régime de Nasser, à travers l'arrestation de jeune étudiants dans un café du Caire (Karnak) en les accusant de tenir des réunions pour critiquer le régime en place.
My Wife & the Dog, 1h30
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Souad Hosni, Nour El-Sherif
Roles Soad
Rating67% 3.3829053.3829053.3829053.3829053.382905
Eshaet Hob
Eshaet Hob (1960)

Directed by Fatin Abdel Wahab
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Omar Sharif, Youssef Wahbi, Souad Hosni, Hind Rostom
Roles Samiha
Rating79% 3.9855453.9855453.9855453.9855453.985545
Eshaet Hob starts with the introduction of a wealthy business man, Abdel Qader El Nashashgi (Youssef Wahby), and his eccentric family – his outspoken wife, Bahiga (Ehsan Elsherif), his two nephews, Hussein (Omar Sharif) and Mahroos (Abdel-Menam Ibrahim), and his beautiful daughter, Samiha (Soad Hosny). Hussein, a lowly writer turned-manager in his uncle’s firm, is desperately in love with Samiha who in turn is infatuated with multilingual playboy, Luci (Gamal Ramses). Seeing as she is of marrying age, her parents plan to marry her off. Her father wants to set her up with Hussein, who is an upstanding gentleman with a promising future. On the other hand, her mother encourages her to become engaged to Luci. The difference in opinion leads to a dispute that prompts Samiha’s father to concoct a seduction plan with which Hussein would woo Samiha.
Hassan and Nayima, 1h44
Directed by Henry Barakat
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Souad Hosni
Roles نعيمة
Rating56% 2.822042.822042.822042.822042.82204