Prominent Egyptian actor, Maher Salim passed away early Thursday after a struggle with illness.
The late actor’s funeral prayer is scheduled to take place after the noon prayer from the Al-Sayeda Nafeesah mosque.
He will be buried later in his family’s graveyard in Fayoum Road.
Selim was considered one of the most famous theater stars. He also starred in many films and TV series such as “Lakher Nafas”, “Bein Almeen”, “Kaf Alqamar”, and “Firqat Nagy Atallah”.
The late actor was introduced to the public through the beloved character “Zika” who was one of the main characters of the famous children’s TV show “Bougy W Tamtam”.
Selim also collaborated with the international Egyptian director Youssef Chahine and Khaled Youssef in several films.
The actor made his last screen appearance in the 2021 hit film “Wafet Regala“.