Sherihan

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Sherihan Ahmed Abdel Fattah el Shalakani
Native name شريهان أحمد عبد الفتاح الشلقانى
IPA: [ʃeɾiˈhæːn ʕæbdelfætˈtæːħ eʃʃælæˈʔæːni]
Born (1964-12-06) December 6, 1964 (age 50)
Cairo, Egypt
Occupation Actress, dancer
Website
http://www.sherihan.com

Sherihan (Arabic: شريهان‎), (born December 6, 1964), is an Egyptan actress and multi-artist.

Biography[edit]

Family[edit]

Sherihan comes from the Shalakani family. She was a talented child by nature. Her mother Awatef Hashem, who died in 1987, and her brother popular actor and guitarist Omar Khorshid, who died in 1981, gave her lots of support in order for her to be a big star in show business one day. Sherry (her nickname) has two sisters, Gihan, the widow of Fayez el Zomor, and Howaida, the wife of director Karim Dhiaa' Al Din.

Early career[edit]

In 1977, Sherihan was asked to act in her first movie. She was only 12 years old and played the role of Farid Shawki's granddaughter and Nour El-Sherif and Pousy's niece. In 1978 she starred in a TV series called El Mo'geza or The Miracle (Arabic: المعجزة‎).

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Title (Transliterated) Title (Translated) Title (Arabic)
1978 Qitta Ala Nar A Cat on Fire قطة على نار
1982 Al Khobz Al Morr The Bitter Bread الخبز المر
1983 Al Athraa' Wal Sha'r Al Abiadh The Virgin and the White Hair العذراء والشعر والأبيض
Darb Al Labbana The milky way درب اللبانة
Al Motasharedan The Homeless Two المتشردان
1984 Rayya We Skeena Rayya and Skeena ريا وسكينة
Meen Feena El Haramy Who's the Thief Among Us مين فينا الحرامي
1985 Khalli Balak Men A'lak Watch Out For Your Mind خلي بالك من عقلك
1986 Qafas El Hareem The Women Cage قفص الحريم
El Tooq Wel Eswera The Ring and the Bracelet الطوق والأسورة
Share' Al Sad The Dam Street شارع السد
Madam Shalata Mrs. Shalata مدام شلاطة
1988 Al-Mar'a Wal Qanoon The Woman and the Law المرأة والقانون
1989 Fedhihat Al Omr The Scandal of a Lifetime فضيحة العمر
Al Morshed The Guide المرشد
1990 Al Aqrab The Scorpion العقرب
1992 Al Hob Wal Ro'b Love and Terror الحب والرعب
1993 Crystal Crystal كريستال
1994 Sooq Al Nesaa The Women Market سوق النساء
1995 Yom Harr Giddan A Very Hot Day يوم حار جدا
Kesh Malek Checkmate كش ملك
Meet Foll (slang for) Great! ميت فل
1996 Gabr Al Khawater Condolences جبر الخواطر
1997 Araq Al Balah Date Wine عرق البلح
Lamada Lamada لماضة
2001 Al Eshk Wal Damm Love and Blood العشق والدم

Television[edit]

Year Title (Transliterated) Title (Translated) Title (Arabic) Director Writer Music Composer Choreographer
1985 Alf Layla Wa Layla 1001 Nights ألف ليلة وليلة Fahmy Abdel Hameed Taher Abou Fasha Moh. El Mogi Hasan Afify
1986 Fawazeer Al Amthal The Proverb Riddles فوازير الأمثال Sayyed Mekkawi
1987 Hawl Al Alam Around the World حول العالم Abdel Salam Amin Helmy Bakr
1993 Hagat We Mehtagat Things & Needs حاجات ومحتاجات Gamal Abdel Hameed Sayyed Hegab Moudy El Emam Atef Awadh

Theater[edit]

Year Title (Transliterated) Title (Translated) Title (Arabic)
1970s Rob Dastet Ashrar Three Villains ربع دستة أشرار
1982 Sokk Ala Banatak Lock Up Your Daughters سك على بناتك
1984 Enta Horr You Are Free إنت حر
Al Mahzooz The Coward المهزوز
1986–1988 Alashan Khater Eyounak For Your Eyes' Sake علشان خاطر عيونك
1991–1994 Share' Mohammed Ali Mohammed Ali Street شارع محمد علي

Personal life[edit]

Sherihan is married to Ala el Khawaja, a Jordanian businessman, and they have two daughters, Loulwa and Taliya (Thalia).

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