Egyptian Actor.

Yousra

Yousra began her artistic career in the 1970s by participating in the movie “A Thousand Boussa and Boussa” and the movie “A Girl Looking for Love” in 1977, after her talent was discovered by director of photography Abdel Halim Nasr.

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Egyptian Actor.

Yousra

Yousra began her artistic career in the 1970s by participating in the movie “A Thousand Boussa and Boussa” and the movie “A Girl Looking for Love” in 1977, after her talent was discovered by director of photography Abdel Halim Nasr.

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An Egyptian artist whose real name is Seifen Mohamed Hafez Nessim. She was born on March 10, 1955 in Cairo. I graduated in 1973 with a G.C.E.

Yousra began her artistic career in the 1970s by participating in the movie “A Thousand Boussa and Boussa” and the movie “A Girl Looking for Love” in 1977, after her talent was discovered by director of photography Abdel Halim Nasr.

Yousra has had a singing experience in some of her films, and her most famous songs are "Jet El Harara, Randfo, Dantella" and "Fady", which she released in two albums. She also participated in the lyrical operetta "Jerusalem will go to us", and she performed a duet with the artist Abu entitled "3 Daqat".

Yousra presented a TV show in 2010 called "Bel Araby". And the experience was repeated again in 2017 through the "appointment" program. Finally, she presented the program “Kalam fi Love” in 2022.

In 2006, Yousra was chosen as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa region by the United Nations Development Programme. She was also installed as a Goodwill Ambassador by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS in 2016.

Yousra was selected as a jury member in a number of international and Arab festivals, including the Academy Awards, the Italian Taormina Film Festival, the Carthage Film Festival, the Doha Film Festival, and the Marrakesh Festival. She was also a member of the jury in many Egyptian festivals, including the El Gouna Film Festival and the Sharm El Sheikh International Film Festival. She is also the first Egyptian woman to head the international jury in the history of the Cairo International Film Festival.

3 of the films in which Yousra participated were selected among the list of the 100 best films in the history of Egyptian cinema, and these films are “An Egyptian Story”, “The Avocato”, and “The Immigrant”.

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Best Actress Award for the movie "Warm Winter Night" in 1981.
Award for Best Arab Actress from Arab American Television in 1991.
Honored by the Venice International Film Festival in Italy in 1992.
Honored by the French Cannes Festival in 1995.
Honored by the Institute of the Arab World in Paris in 1995.
Best Actress Award from Ouaga Dougou Festival in Burkina Faso for the movie "Mercedes" in 1995.
Honored by the Film and Culture Festival of the Mediterranean Countries in France in 1998.
Honored by the Beirut Film Festival in Lebanon in 1999.
Honored by the Alexandria International Film Festival in 2000.
Creativity Award for Best Actress at the Cairo Arab Media Festival for the movie "The Storm" in 2001.
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Horus Award for Best Actress at the Cairo National Festival for Egyptian Cinema for the movie "The Storm" in 2001.
Honorary Award, Cairo Festival for Arab Media, 2002.
Creativity Award for Best Actress in Social Drama at the Cairo Arab Media Festival for the series "Ayna Qalbi" in 2003.
Honorary Award of the Marrakech International Film Festival in 2003.
Best Arab Drama Actress Award from the Murex D'or for the series "Malik Rohi" in 2003.
Honored by the Royal Society of Physicians in London in 2005.
Honored by the Cairo International Film Festival in 2006.
Turmina Art Award for Film Excellence from the Taormina Film Festival in 2007.
Honored by the Valencia Film Festival in Spain in 2007.
Creativity Award for Best Actress at the Cairo Arab Media Festival for the series "The Case of Public Opinion" in 2007.
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Artistic Achievement Award from the Malmö Arab Film Festival in 2012.
Best Arab actress in the Radio and Television World Cup for the series "Nakdab if we say we don't love" in 2013.
Best song award from the Murex D'or for the song "3 Daqat" in 2018.
Honored by the Aam-Awards Ceremony in the United States of America in 2019.
Best Actress Award from the Arab Satellite TV Festival for the series "Betrayal Ahd" in 2020.
Best Actress Award in Drama from Deer Guest Foundation for the series "Betrayal of Ahed" in 2020.

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