File - Nelly Karim.
AIRO - 8 February 2020: Famed Egyptian actresses Nelly Karim and Ragaa El-Giddawy will be honored at the fourth edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival, taking place between 10 and 12 February.
Nelly Karim is a strong independent and intellectual woman, a one of a kind genuine actress and an exquisite ballerina.
Born on December 18, 1974 in Alexandria to a Russian father and Egyptian mother, Karim starred in 17 Egyptian films and nine TV series.
Among her best known works are the movies: Alzheimer's , 678 , The Blue Elephant part 1 and part 2, and Clash.
Her television repertoire include her highly successful series '' Tahet el Saytara'' (Under Control ), ''Sokot Horr'' ( Free Fall), '' Segn el Nesaa'' ( Women's Prison) and '' Ekhtefaa'' (Disappearance).
She has a number of respectable awards under her belt; Best Actress award at Cairo International Film Festival for her role in Enta omry (You are My Life) movie, Special Award from Cairo National Festival for Egyptian Cinema for her role in Wahed-Sefr (One-Zero) movie, Best Actress award at the Arab Film Festival for her role in 678 movie, among others.