Egyptian actress Yusra expressed her surprise at the rumor of her pregnancy in tabloids. The actress said that she would understand people spreading rumors of love affairs, scandals, and the like but to her this is a first. Yusra who is married to Khaled Salim, said laughingly that she was amused by the rumors and dreams of the day she becomes a mother, but unfortunately currently she is not pregnant which makes the rumors to be untrue.
According to the UAE based daily, Al Bayan, Yusra has revealed that she is currently reading a new script for her next film, despite her occupation with filming "Al Ghadab" (Anger) under the direction of internationally-known director Yousif Shahin.
Yusra will be traveling to the United States in May after she was nominated to be one of the members of the judging committee for the New York Film Festival. Shahin decided to take advantage of this opportunity to set May as the date for all the cast of the film to travel to the US in order to shoot the final 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 was on the verge of pulling out of the new film "Al Ghadab", when the managing producer of Shahin's company refused to accept the wage she requested for her role. Yusra had requested a total of 400 thousand Egyptian pounds for her role in the film due to the fact that she has become a prominent actor and is in strong demand.
Yusra denied circulating rumors of ending her acting career. The actress expressed her anger at one of the tabloids for spreading lies about her career, which she feels she is at a turning point with all the recent success she has achieved.
Close friends to the actress tried to convince her of filing a lawsuit against the paper that wrote about her abandoning her acting. Yusra refused to put herself in such dilemmas with lawsuits and courts and decided the best way for her to get back at the paper is by continuing in her upcoming film. –Albawaba.com
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