Samir Sabry: The grief of losing Egypt’s entertainer of all time



Fri, 20 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT


Fri, 20 May 2022 - 11:35 GMT

File: Samir Sabry.

File: Samir Sabry.

Today Egypt has lost one of a kind artist, a pioneer of Egyptian art and a unique entertainer in every sense of the word who is Samir Sabry.


The legendary Sabry was by all means a multitalented artist, he was an actor, singer, producer, TV presenter and even Egyptian art historian.  

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi directed his treatment of at the expense of the state.

In 2021, Luxor African Film Festival paid tribute to Samir Sabry.

On December 1, 2020, the Egyptian Lebanese House will hold a signing and discussion ceremony for the book "Tales of a Lifetime" by the veteran artist and media personality Samir Sabry, in a Cairo hotel, at 6 p.m.


The Egyptian Lebanese House recently published the memoirs of the artist Samir Sabry under the title "Tales of a Lifetime", where the great artist reveals the scenes of half a century of art and politics.


In his memoirs, Sabry reveals the secrets of the marriage of Umm Kulthum and the jealousy of Abdel Halim Hafez towards Souad Hosny.


Also, in the book, Sabry narrates a lot about the coincidences that changed his life, the secrets of his marriage, which he hid from his family, his son who left him to live in England, the stories of his love for 3 stars, and about a dilemma that made him the star media personality.


The book settles the controversy over Umm Kulthum's marriage stories, and confirms that Abdel Halim was a very jealous man towards Souad Hosny.


Sabry reviews the real reasons that led to the suspension of his famous program at the direct order of President Sadat and whether Fifi Abdo had anything to do with this decision or not.


Sabry later returned to the silver screen through the program “This Evening” in the era of Mubarak.


The book also reveals numerous  hidden and controversial stories and details.






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