Egyptian Actor.

Laila Alwi

Director Ahmed Tharwat chose her to work in the movie “For Life” in 1975. However, her real artistic breakthrough was through the movie “The Miserables” with Farid Shawqi in 1977. And her nomination was through the artist Hoda Sultan after she saw her on stage.

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Egyptian Actor.

Laila Alwi

Director Ahmed Tharwat chose her to work in the movie “For Life” in 1975. However, her real artistic breakthrough was through the movie “The Miserables” with Farid Shawqi in 1977. And her nomination was through the artist Hoda Sultan after she saw her on stage.

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An Egyptian actress, born on January 4, 1962 in Cairo, to an Egyptian father and a Greek mother. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Commerce in 1991. The

She started her artistic career at the age of seven by participating in "Abla Fadila" programs on the radio and "Mama Samiha" on television.

At the age of fifteen, she appeared on stage for the first time after the artist Nour Al-Sharif nominated her to participate in the play "Eight Women" directed by Jalal Al-Sharqawi. After that, she presented the series "Tears Above the Reality" as her first work on television as a professional actress.

Director Ahmed Tharwat chose her to work in the movie “For Life” in 1975. However, her real artistic breakthrough was through the movie “The Miserables” with Farid Shawqi in 1977. And her nomination was through the artist Hoda Sultan after she saw her on stage.

Laila Elwi had a production experience once through the movie "Ya Muhalabiya Ya" in 1991. In addition to designing the film's clothes. She also presented the song for the movie “For Life” in 1977.

One of the films in which Laila Elwi participated was selected among the 100 best films in the history of Egyptian cinema, according to the critics’ poll, and it is the movie “He went out and did not return.”

Laila Elwi participated in the arbitration of many Arab and international film festivals, including the National Film Festival in Egypt, the Valencia Festival in Spain in 1996, the Sochi Festival in Russia in 2000, the Cairo International Film Festival in 2002, the Dubai International Film Festival in 2006, and the International Love Film Festival in Mons. in Belgium, and the Malmö Arab Film Festival in Sweden in 2019.
She also chaired the arbitration committees of the Sao Paulo Festival in Brazil in 1998, the Alexandria International Film Festival in 1999, the Rabat Film Festival in 2002, the Cairo International Film Festival in 2014, and the Bahrain Film Festival in 2020.

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Awards

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The Distinguished Performance Award from the Mediterranean International Film Festival in Alexandria for her role in the movie "He Came Out and Didn't Come Back" in 1986.
Outstanding Performance Award from the Alexandria International Festival for the movie "The Age of Wolves" in 1986.
Best Actress Award from the Catholic Center for her role in the movie "Kidnapped" in 1987.
Best Actress Award from the Third National Film Festival for the movie "The Revolving Stone" in 1992.
Best Actress Award from Tours International Festival in France for her role in the movie "Al Hajama" in 1992. /// Best Actress Award from Henri Langlois Festival in France for her role in the movie "Al Hajama" in 1987.
Best Actress Award from the Poitiers Festival in France for her role in the movie "Al-Hijama" in 1992.
Best Actress Award from the Narrative Film Festival for her role in the movie "The Revolving Stone" in 1992.
Best Actress Award from the Cairo International Film Festival for her role in the movie "A Little Love Is a Lot of Violence" in 1994.
Best Actress Award from the First National Festival of Egyptian Cinema for her role in the movie "A Little Love, a Lot of Violence" in 1995.
Best Actress Award from the Festival of Looks at Africa in Montreal for her role in the movie "Ya Dunya Ya Grammy" in 1996.
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Award for Excellence in Acting from the National Festival of Egyptian Cinema for her role in the movie "Ya Donya Ya Grammy" in 1996.
Best Actress from the Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema in France for her role in the movie "Ya Dunya Ya Grammy" in 1996.
Shield of honor from the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the movie "The Destiny" in 1997.
Best Actress Award from the Radio and Television Festival for the series "The Twins" in 1998.
Best Actress Award from the Cairo Festival for Radio and Television for the movie "Laugh at the picture, look sweet" in 1998.
A special certificate of appreciation from the Cairo International Film Festival for her role in the movie "Love of Girls" in 2003.
The Best Actress Award from the Egyptian Society for Cinema Art for her role in the movie “Hob El Banat” in 2003.
Acting Award from the Egyptian National Film Festival for her role in the movie "Hob El Banat" in 2004.
Best Actress Award from the Egyptian Film Festival Oscar for her role in the movie "Love Girls" in 2005.
Best Actress Award from the Egyptian National Film Festival for her role in the movie "I Love El Cima" in 2005.
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The Golden Dagger Award as Best Actress from the Muscat Film Festival for her role in the movie "I Love the Cima" in 2006.
Honored by the Malmö Arab Film Festival for her role in the series "Napoleon and El Mahrousa" in 2012.
Award for the best role in a TV series from the Egyptian Catholic Center for her role in the series "Napoleon and El Mahrousa" in 2013.
Best Actress Award from the Egyptian Catholic Center for her role in the series "Shams" in 2015.
A special honor for her artistic career and her entire work /// Best Artist Award from the Satellite Channels Festival 2015.
Cinematic Leadership Award from the Egyptian Catholic Center in 2018.
Best Actress Award from Arab Star Festival for her role in the movie "Mama is Pregnant" in 2021.
Honoring the Red Sea Film Festival in 2001.
Honored by the International Film Festival in Tunis for her artistic career in 2022.
Best Actress Award from the Egyptian National Film Festival for her role in the movie "200 EGP" in 2022.

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