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In Pics: Celebrities Attend Mahmoud Yassin's Funeral


Thu 15 Oct 2020 | 02:30 PM
Yara Sameh

The funeral prayer of late Egyptian iconic actor Mahmoud Yassin took place today, Thursday at the Police Mosque in Sheikh Zayed.

Later on, Yassin will be buried at the family's cemetery on Fayoum Road.

Many celebrities paid their respect including Hussein Fahmy, Ezzat El Alaili, Lebleba, Nadia El Gendy, Ahmed El Sakka, Khaled El Nabawy, Rashwan Tawfek, Boussi Shalaby, Dalal Abdel Aziz, Mervat Amin, Mahmoud Hamida, Elham Shahin, Emad Rashad, and Ashraf Zaki.

Yassin departed from our world on Wednesday morning after a struggle with disease at the age of 79, which kept him from resuming his artistic career.

It is worth mentioning that Mahmoud Fouad Yassin, known as Mahmoud Yassin, was born on February 19, 1941, in Port Said. He graduated from the faculty of law in 1964.

Yassin joined the National Theatre one year before graduation, where he was the narrator in a number of plays such as “Solaimaan al-Halaby”, “Al-Zeer Saalem”, and “Daaerat al-tabasheer al Kokaazeya”.

He also played lead roles in “Laylat masra’ Guevara” (The night Guevara was killed). “Watany Akka” (Akka.. My Nation”,“Laila wal-magnoun” (Laila and her fool), “Al-zeyaara entahet” (Visit is over), “Ahlan ya Bakawaat” (Hello Sires), and “Al-Khedeiwy” (The Kepe).

Yassin became in 70’s one of the most popular romantic film stars, starring in many films such as “Al Khayt El Rafia” (The Think Line), “Hob wa Kibriya’” (Love and Pride), and “Al Rosasa La Tazal Fi Gayby” (The Bullet is Still in my Pocket).

He formed a starring duo with actress Naglaa’ Fathi, making a lot of highly successful romantic dramas.

In the nineties, Yassin shifted his career to television, starring in series like “Abu hanifa Al Noa’man”, “Did el Tayyar” (Against the Current), and “Souq El A’sr” (Afternoon Market).

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