Elham Shahin vows to never act alongside Nadia Al Jundi
Renown Egyptian actress Elham Shahin has publicly announced on a television program that her colleague actress Nadia Al Jundi refuses the idea of acting with another leading actress in fear of loosing some of the spotlight. Elham on her turn has vowed that she will never accept any role alongside Nadia.
According to the London based Elaph, Elham stressed that despite the fact that she welcomes sharing a leading role with another actress, the case is different with Nadia. Elham added that the fact that Nadia refuses sharing a leading role makes her (Elham) disregard the idea of acting with her.
Recently, Nadia waged a sever attack on Elham publicly on the Lebanese TV channel Future, where she was a guest on the show "Khaleek Bil Bait" (Stay at Home), presented by the Lebanese announcer Zahi Wahbi. Elham, who was outraged with Nadia's comments, decided to fire back and stated to the media that it's probable that Nadia would attack her just to attract attention since she has been without work for the past two years, in other words stressing that she has nothing better to do.
Elham noted that Al Jundi did not get five prizes for her movie "Alragbah" (Desire), stressing that the movie had participated in three festivals in which both of them won two prizes, adding that she won the most important prize which was best actress in the national festival of Egyptian cinema, the thing that made Nadia very angry and jealous.
Elham continued that in Ishtar movie festival, Nadia's movie was not shown because it was held in customs and despite that she got a prize. Elham added “in the same festival I was honored alongside with my colleague Mahmoud Abdul Azeez. The question here is that Nadia claims that she got two prizes in that festival, well the first prize was given to her without showing her film which is a very strange thing to happen and then I wonder what was the second prize for?!”
Elham said that Nadia came to her house with the script asking her to participate in the movie "Al Ragbah" because she wanted a prominent actress to make the film succeed. She added that she had a leading part in the movie and not a secondary one, and she was nominated as best actress on that part so its not logical that she would be given such prize for a secondary part. About the reasons why Nadia wanted her in the movie, Elham said that Nadia was facing trouble especially after the failure of Nadia's latest movie "Pono Pono.
Zahi had Nadia on his show for two hours where he asked her many question regarding her beginnings and her marriages and many other issues including her dispute with Elham. - Albawaba.com
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