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Egyptian singer Anoshka announced that she has accepted the leading role in the new play "Al Li'ba Al Majnoona" (The Crazy Game) alongside Egyptian actors Al Muntasir Billah and Osama Abbas. Extensive preparations for the comedy play with regards to décor, script, and rehearsals are currently underway.
Anoshka stated that being on stage gives her the feeling of utter satisfaction that she tries to take advantage of every opportunity given to her. She had previously took part in different plays, on of which is "Awlad Al Ghadab Wal Hub" (Children of Anger and Love), reported the Egyptian weekly, Al Nogoom.
The singer has also revealed that she is preparing for the release of her new album despite a number of difficulties she is facing in finding a production company who is willing to adopt her work. The singer revealed that she would most probably be funding the release of the album on her own refusing to jeopardize her singing career.
The singer had personally funded her previous album and plans to do the same once more, saying that her singing is the most important issue in her life and she is not willing to give it up no matter what the cost may be.
On a different note, the release of the latest album by the Spanish Gypsy Land band in the United States and France features a duet with the Anoshka and the band’s lead singer Keko Mants. The Gypsy Land band was previously known as the Gypsy Kings, who are very well liked and popular in the Middle East and Asia.
Anoshka considers the duet as the most important musical work she has accomplished lately. She also added that the fact she was given the chance to perform with an international star was enough to make this an overwhelming experience. In the duet, Keko sings the lyrics in Spanish, and Anoshka sings the same lyrics in Arabic.
The song is entitled “Salam” (Peace), however Anoshka stresses that his is not the peace that is often referred to in the “political” sense, but rather the Spanish understanding of the word. It refers to the love of nature, human kind, and singing, which, according to the Spaniards, is the main factor that moves people closer together.
On a different note, Anoshka is currently in the process of enriching her acting career by playing a role in a new film. She refused to give any specific details about the movie, only commenting that it is a musical performance.
Anoshka regards video clips as a group of models twisting their bodies in indecent outfits around singers. She believes that as dancers, they have no talent to show. To her dancing is an art in which she expresses herself through, “I would like to live normally. I do not like to stand on the stage with restrictions as I quickly interact with cadence. What I perform is not show but rather rhythmic movements that are consistent with the musical tunes,” Anoshka commented. -Albawaba.com
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