Nadia Al Jundi denies disputes with Nabila Obeid
Prominent Egyptian actress Nadia Al Jundi has denied the existence of disputes between her and Egyptian actress Nabila Obeid. Nadia revealed that the reason behind her withdrawal from the television series “Raya Wi Iskeena”, which she was to star alongside Nabila in, is the mere fact that she did not feel the script suited her.
Nadia stressed that the character she was nominated to play in the drama is an evil one and features too much violence a matter she is not comfortable with. The actress added that she does not feel the drama is suitable to be even aired on television.
On her part, Nabila has as well backed out from her previous decision to star in “Raya wi Iskeena”, which is based on the popular folktale. Despite the fact that the story had really interested her, Nabila stressed that she had to turn down the offer for the leading role for personal reasons and not because the script.
Work had already begun for the preparation of the new television drama, in order to have it ready for filming at the end of March 2005. Scenarist Mustafa Muhram, who has written some of the most popular television dramas this past Ramadan season, revealed that the script is still be prepared and that he nominated Nadia and Nabila for the leading roles, because he felt they were the most suitable actresses.
Mustafa has announced that the filming of the drama would take place at the Egyptian Media Production City and that Nadia will play the role of Raya and Nabila the role of Iskeena. The drama, which tells the story of two sisters who murder women and steal their jewelry, was hoped to be ready for airing during the month of Ramadan, where number of viewers is the highest.