Hanan Turk takes part in the Decision

Published January 28th, 2003 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was nominated by director Safwat Al Qishery for the leading part in a new drama series "Al Qarar" (The Decision). The story revolves around how making certain decisions regarding social issues like divorce and separation affect the family circle and especially the children, the UAE based daily Al Bayan reported. 


The series is written by Amirah Abu Al Futouh and costars Egyptian actors Sawsan Badr, Tawifiq Abdul Hamid, Manal Salameh, Said Abdul Ghani, Ulfat Imam, and Shams. 


On a different note, Hanan has regretfully backed out of the film “Ghadab” (Anger) by Egyptian director Yousuf Shaheen for a kissing scene, which she refused to do. In the movie one of the scenes called for an intimate kiss between Hanan and new Egyptian actor Ahmad Yahia.  


Hanan’s refusal to act out the scenes forced her to give up her role in the film. The actress had demanded that the script be changed to exclude the intimate kissing scene, but the director refused any modifications especially being so tight on time.  


Turk’s latest TV work was the Ramadan drama “Ameera Fi Abdeen” (Ameera in Abdeen) alongside Egyptian actress Samira Ahmad. Her latest movie was "Al Secretera" (The Secretary), with director Mohammed Al Naggar and writer Naser Abdul Rahman, in which she expresses her happiness playing the lead role in a comedy.  


Turk first burst onto the scene in 1991, as she co-starred with Nadia Al Gindi and Mahmoud Hemeida in "Raghba Motawahesh" (A Savage Desire). Since then, she managed to make her mark on Arab audiences. The twenty-six year old star was one of three children, managed to enter the acting world after years of intensive ballet courses that got her noticed by film executives. It was not until 1992, in Yousef Shahin's "Al Mohager" (The Emigrant) that Turk's talents became widely popular. -Albawaba.com 

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