Latifa returns to acting in ‘Awkward Moments’
Tunisian singer Latifa surprised her fans when she announced that she will appear as a guest star in the television drama series “Lahthat
Harija” (Awkward Moments). The drama features a number of prominent actors like Yusra and Muna Zaki and will be screened on the Dubai satellite television channel.
According to the London based Elaph, the drama, directed by Sharif Arafa, will mark Latifa’s third endeavor as an actor. The first was her role in the film “Sukoot Han Sawar,” (Quiet Filming in Process) directed by Yousif Shahin and she also appeared in the Lebanese play “Hukim Al Reyan.” (Rules of the Shepherds)
Latifa has joined the production company ‘Rotana,’ after signing a contract with president Salem Al Hindi at a special ceremony. Salem met with Latifa at the company’s offices in Beirut for the ceremony and expressed his gratitude for her joining the company.
The agreement was reached between the two parties after long negotiations. Latifa held negotiations with with ‘Alam El Phan’ and ‘Rotana’ consecutively in an effort to choose the most appropriate company.
Salem said that Latifa’s membership strengthens the company’s reputation for featuring a selection of the most prominent singers in the Arab world.
Latifa said she is honored to join Rotana’s family and that signing the contract is a return to her first home. ‘Rotana’ was the first production she had signed with at the start of her career, and the company gave her a push forward and paved the way for her success, said Latifa.