The tragic news of his wife's death froze filming for Egyptian TV star Ezzat Abu Ouf . Midway through shooting drama Al Saf'ah (The Deal) the actor was told that his wife and mother of his two children had passed away at the age of 39.
Fatima leaves behind not only her adoring husband but children Kamal and Mariam. As well as being the wife of a TV star, she was also a successful director in her own right. Colleague and fans alike have been offering their condolences.