Yusra's grieving restricts her from leaving home
Egyptian actress Yusra is currently undergoing a sever case of depression and sadness since the death of Egyptian actor Alaa Wali El Din. The actress has confined herself to her home refusing to leave it under any circumstance.
According to the Egyptian weekly, Al Nojoom, Yusra was completely destroyed when she heard the news of Alaa's death. It was noted that Alaa, whom Yusra was costarring with in the play "Lama Baba Yenam" (When Father Sleeps), had brought back from his trip to Brazil presents for Yusra and the cast of the play, and was to give them out during the Islamic Eid Al Adha. Fate had it that the presents would never be given by Alaa personally.
On a different note, Yusra is to return to filming scenes of her upcoming movie "Al Ghadab" (Anger) next week. In the film Yusra plays the role of an American woman who falls in love with an Egyptian director.
The film's director, Yousuf Shahin, has recently received the needed acceptance from the American Embassy allowing the cast of the film passage to the US to film the remaining scenes.
In the film, Yusra plays the role of an American woman, Angy, who is the lover of an Egyptian film director Yahia. The theme of the film revolves around an Egyptian director who has lived in the United States from the beginning of his film education up to the September 11th attack. It also portrays the relationship the two have and how all of the sudden the life of the director turns into a nightmare during the attacks on the US. At this moment Yahia begins to experience feelings of anger and hate towards his American girlfriend and finds himself hating everything in America. The movie will be shot between France and the US with scenes from Paris, New York, and California.
Yusra won the prize for best actress after her role in the film al A’sefah (The Thunderstorm) directed by Khaled Yousuf at the Egyptian Oscar Awards but she did not attend the ceremony because she was busy with the play Lamma Baba Yanam (When Dad Sleeps). –Albawaba.com
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