Maya Nasri takes part in Egyptian drama
Egyptian director Mohammad Fadil has announced that Lebanese singer Maya Nasri accepted a role in his new TV drama "Zeenat Wal Banat" (Zinat and the Girls) starring Farouq Al Fishawi and Fardous Abdul Hamid. Maya will be playing a leading role of as a mistress for a married man who steals him away from his wife.
According to the Saudi based daily, Al Watan, in the drama Maya will have manipulating ways to steal a married man from his home jeopardizing everything he has ever worked for. Fadil revealed that shooting of scenes is to begin before the end of the month after an official authorization from the Egyptian actors association permitting May to take part in an Egyptian drama.
According to a contract signed between the Egyptian and Lebanese actors association, actors from both countries are allowed to work under certain criteria such as 2 percent of the actor's wages in addition to 350 US dollars that go into the funds of both associations.
On a different note, in June 2002 Maya released a new album which included seven songs, two of which are composed by the renowned Lebanese musician Ziyad Butros who has composed most of his sister, singer Julia Butros’ songs.
The two songs "Ya Msahharni al Layali" (you make me awake all the nights) and "Zakkerni Fik" (remind me of you), were written by Nabil Abu Abdo and remixed by Egyptian musician Tareq Madkour.
However, Maya Nasri who has moved fast in the world of singing after her theatrical performances, tries to blend her talents in both in both fields. “Nobody achieves what he dreams of but if we stop dreaming, there will no meaning for life. I was dreaming of acting and I did it; I dreamt of singing and I am singing these days. I currently mull performing a theatrical show,” Maya said.
She added, “singing is more inclusive because it combines between the performance of the actress and sound of the singer. I did not quit acting since it helps me in my musical videos as well as in standing in front of the camera. - Albawaba.com
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