Sharihan refuses to turn her life into a movie
Director Ali Rajab’s attempts to convince prominent Egyptian actress Sharihan in turning her life’s journey, starting with her early beginnings as an actress until she was diagnosed with cancer, into a movie have failed. Rajab stressed that Sharihan refused to agree to the idea saying that her life’s story is hers alone and she does not wish to expose it to the world.
According to the London based daily, Al Sharq Al Awsat, Rajab added that he had done all the research needed to collect as much information about Sharihan and even was able to convince a production company to finance the film. Sharihan’s refusal to negotiate the matter further put an end to all of the director’s efforts.
Sharihan recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform the Islamic religious pilgrimage Umra for the seventh time since the start of her journey with cancer. Sharihan’s family along with the medical team supervising her condition accompanied her to the pilgrimage.
Upon her return from Umra, Sharihan headed to a retreat at one of the tourist villages to relax. Medical reports from her doctors in Paris have assured that the actress has regained most of her health after a long journey of fighting to survive cancer. The actress is now able to walk longer distances and her speech has returned to normal, after using writing as her only means of communication with those around her.
Sharihan has returned to Egypt after the medical team in Paris decided that she is experiencing a stable condition and does not need to stay in France anymore. The French doctors said that she can continue her medication without any difficulties in Egypt.
The actress clearly expressed that she refuses to undergo any form of interviews whether for television, radio, or any other form for the media. Sharihan has also refrained from communication with too many people limiting her self to very close friends and family members. The actress revealed that at this point in her life she prefers not to interact with too many people but rather spend her time with her husband and daughter and connecting with God. –Albawaba.com
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