Adel Imam sheds tears over the capture of Saddam Hussein
Egyptian comedian actor Adel Imam admitted that he had shed tears at while watching coverage about the capture of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Adel said that the sight of Saddam, which could only be compared to a beggar, made him really cry.
According to the daily newspaper, Al Watan, the actor stressed that tears came down not to indicate that he supports Saddam, but rather it reminded him of the current situation in the Arab world, which he sees as deteriorating. Adel made his comment during one of his speeches at a UN conference.
On a different note, intensive working sessions are held currently between prominent Egyptian comedian actor Adel Imam and Egyptian author Waheed Hamed, to choose a new movie fit to compete with other actors by the end of the next year. This comes at the same time that Egyptian comedian Mohammed Hineidi is intending to release his new movie (Abu Al Arab) father of Arabs, which he chose out of 35 other scenarios that were given to him.
The new movie for Adel Imam will be costarred by a Lebanese actress in addition to an Italian one. Adel is being secretive about the details of the movie, which is expected to be a satire of politics revolving around a decent politician who faces great pressure to privatize the river of Nile. Then the water would be sold to the public in US Dollars. This was what attracted Adel to the idea of the movie, the fact that it contained a direct criticism of the government.
The special screening of the Egyptian film “A Dutch Experience” starring Adel and Lebanese singer/actress Nicole Saba has witnessed tremendous success in Lebanon. Among the guests at the screening were the Lebanese Minister of Information and most of the Arab ambassadors in Lebanon all made it a point to be part of the special event, which took place at the UNESCO hall in Beirut.
The Egyptian ambassador held a special welcoming party at Egyptian Embassy, after the screening, in honor of Adel. Adel and Nicole were present at the special screening, which witnessed an audience of over 5 thousand and wide media coverage all eager to bring the event live.
The film is a satirical comedy, which revolves around a father, played by Adel, of four adolescent college boys who attempts to raise his children in the right manner making them responsible young men.
The film directed by young director Ali Idris, costars Egyptian actors Ahmad Ratib, Foad Khalil, Khaled Sarhan, and Tamer Abdul Mun’em. In the film Adel decided to nominate Ali to direct his film instead of his son director Rami Imam. –Albawaba.com