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Menna Shalaby to Star in TV Series "Sayidaty Al Oyalah"

Tue 07 May 2024 | 08:32 AM
Menna Shalaby
Menna Shalaby
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Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby is attached to star in the TV series "Sayidaty Al Oyalah".

The series consists of 8 episodes and hails from director Hady El Bagory and scriptwriter Tamer Habib.

It is features various of genres including romance, comedy, and musical. 

"Sayidaty Al Oyalah" will feature 10 musical performances.

Menna Shalaby

Shalaby was last seen in the TV series TV series TV series "Taaghere Gaw".

It also starred Mervat Amin, Sherine, Eyad Nassar, Ahmed Malek, and others.

Mariam Abou Ouf helmed the series from a screenplay by Muna al-Sheemi.

"Taaghere Gaw" follows the many crises Sharifa (played by Shalaby) faces including her mother's (Sherine) addiction to tranquilizers and alcohol as well as her attempted suicide.

Shalaby, born on July 24, 1981, is the daughter of former belly dancer and actress Zizi Mustafa. She is one of the brightest actresses among the younger generation of Egyptian stars.

The actress showed a passion for acting from a very early age, no doubt due to the exposure to the industry her mother’s fame provided.

Shalaby made her film debut in “Al Saher” (The Magician) as Nour in 2001. She scored her next role alongside prominent actress Layla Elwy in the 2004 film “Baheb El Seema”.

Since then, she co-starred with many talented actors and directors such as renowned director Youssef Chahine in the film “Heya Fawda” (2007), Ahmed Abdallah in the film “Microphone” (2010), and Yousry Nasrallah in the film “Baad el Mawkeaa” (2012) about the infamous Battle of the Camel during the January 25 uprising.