Hosni started her career at a very young age, through singing Okht El Qamar (Sister o...
Hosni started her career at a very young age, through singing Okht El Qamar (Sister of the Moon) in the famous radio children program Baba Sharo. A director discovered her acting talent and asked an Arabic language teacher at the time to give her singing lessons. A
bdel Rahman was screening for the film Hassan We Na’ima, and wanted to present Hosni as his new discovery in the role of Na’ima. The film was produced and directed by Henry Barakat.
She was the 10th sibling of 17 brothers and sisters. Souad was known as the "Cinderella" of Arab cinema and one of the most influential actresses in the Arabic art world. She ascended to stardom in 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. Some famous include "Saghira El Hob," "Khally Balek Min ZouZou," and many more! And, in many of her films she acted alongside many famous faces like Hussein Fahmy, Roshdy Abaza, the late belly-dancing legend Taheya Karioka, Nadia Lutfi Nadia Lutfi. Souad was also infamous for her love affairs and many marriages which always ended in failure and divorce. Sadly, on June 21, 2001, she fell from a window from her best friend's London flat and died. Ironically, the same day as Abdel Halim Hafez's birthday, someone she loved.
Her final screen appearance was 10 years before in 1991, with the movie "Al Ra'i We El Nissa." To this day, she goes down as one of the most legendary and most classically beautiful actresses in Middle Eastern history.