Aisha (1953 film)

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Film poster
Directed byGamal Madkoor
Produced byStudio Masr
Written byGamal Madkoor
Saleh Gawdat
StarringZahrat El-Ola
Zaki Rostom
Faten Hamama
Release date
  • 4 December 1953 (1953-12-04)

Aisha (Egyptian Arabic: عائشه‎) is a 1953 Egyptian drama film directed by Gamal Madkoor. It starred Zahrat El-Ola, Zaki Rostom, and Faten Hamama.


A rich man meets a poor woman, A`isha, who sells lottery tickets in the streets. He is shocked at how her appearance resembles that of his recently deceased daughter. The rich man offers to pay her father a monthly fee to adopt her. The father accepts, and after finding out how attached the rich man is to A'isha, the father tries to blackmail him for more money. The police find out and jail the father.

Released from jail the father finds that A'isha has completed her studies. He demands a large amount of money from the rich man, but when he refuses to do so, the father takes her by force. The film ends as A`isha returns to her stepfather and marries her love, Dr. Sami.


  • Film summary, Faten Hamama's official site. Retrieved on 23 January 2007.

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