Umm Kulthum

Umm Kulthum

Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress
Umm Kulthum was an Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress active from the 1920s to the 1970s. She was given the honorific title.Wikipedia
BornMay 4, 1904
HometownTamay Ez-Zahayra, El Senbellawein, El Dakahlia, Khedivate of Egypt
ParentsIbrahim El Beltagy

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Saudi Arabia Launches Film Fund for Arab Cinema With Slate Toplined by Biopic of Singer Umm Kulthum Played by Mona Zaki

  • Saudi Arabia’s General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has launched a new film fund called Big Time Investment to boost production of quality Arabic movies and announced a slate of Egyptian feature films toplined by a biopic of Egyptian icon Umm Kulthum who is considered the Arab world’s greatest singer. Prominent Egyptian director Marwan Hamed, whose epic …


Jordanian gives watermelons a creative makeover

STORY: The 33-year-old Jordanian juice maker said he started learning watermelon carving when he was 19, and hopes to open an institute that teaches what he called "a strange art".From drawings of the famed Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum to Arabic calligraphy and cartoon characters, Hindi said carving one watermelon takes him about two hours and he can do "all kind of drawings" on it.
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