Egyptian actress Hala Shiha has finally decided to break her silence and answer back to all the rumors and accusations she has been faced with for the past year. Over a-year-and-a-half the actress had decided to wear the Islamic headdress Hijab and take time off from her acting profession to place her back into perspective.
Upon wearing the Hijab rumors broke out that Hala had resigned from the acting world and decided to never appear in front of the camera again. The actress denied the rumor stressing that she has reached enormous success and popularity and would never think of throwing it away.
Another rumor was that Hala had runaway to Greece and was working as a waitress in a bar. Hala felt that answering such a rumor is in itself ridiculous and ignored it. The one rumor that Hala admitted to was her engagement to world famous Egyptian resigned squash player Ahmad Baradah.
Hala revealed that she was in fact engaged to Ahmad but unfortunately things did not work out between them and they ended up breaking it off. Ahmad had recently announced that he intends to marry Hala in the very near future at a small wedding ceremony in one of his friends houses. Barada added that only a short list of people would attend the wedding party, due to the fact that he and Hala had wanted a small and cozy wedding.
Barada said that he had found all what he wished in a woman in Hala, saying that she is very kind, logical, down to earth girl. The two had gotten engaged after denying any form of bond between them to be more than a friendship. The couple held their engagement among a small circle of very close family member wanting the occasion to be as private as possible.
Shiha had suddenly pulled out of the upcoming new film “Arees Amn El Dawleh” for Egyptian comedian actor Adel Imam without giving any prior warning. The actress did not give any details regarding her sudden decision.
Hala’s father, artist Ahmad Shiha, tried to pressure her into rethinking her decision stressing that to be given a role alongside such a prominent actor as Adel is an opportunity that should not be passed. Ahmad added that Hala’s unexplained attitude towards the matter is absolute insanity and if her backing out is due to some scenes she does not approve of, she can simply ask for alteration to be made to the script.
Hala’s father added that he is worried that resigned actresses, who quit their career and wore the Islamic headdress Hijab, have once again successfully placed pressure on his daughter to follow their footsteps. On her part, Hala stressed that the role in the film simply did not suit her and she wished that her father her will leave the decision up to her and not interfere in her career. –Albawaba.com
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