Beloved Egyptian Actress Shadia Dies at 86

The iconic Shadia passed away several hours ago after a long battle with illness at the age of 86. The actress was hospitalized after she suffered a brain stroke and was being treated at Al Galaa’ Military hospital.

The funeral will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, after Al Zuhr prayer at Al Sayda Nafisa Mosque.

The beloved Shadia was born on the 8th of February 1931. Shadia’s real name in Fatma Ahmed Shaker and she was known as “دلوعة السينما المصرية”. Throughout her acting career, she participated in more than 100 movies and 10 TV and radio shows.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the First Lady have visited the actress at the hospital on the 10th of November.