Is she calling backsies? Sulaf Fawakherji may have taken the "Shajarit Al Dur" part back from Ghada Abdel Razek

Published September 19th, 2014 - 09:00 GMT

Ok, we'll be honest, the two stars are giving press the silent treatment at the moment, while the mystery remains of which of them will play the leading role in the upcoming TV drama "Shajarit Al Dur".

Initially, Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji was nominated for the part, but then it was handed over to Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek. Expressing deep excitement for the project, Ghada even posted pics of the clothes she was to wear onto her Twitter account for all her fans and followers to see.

Now, news reports reveal that Ghada may have withdrawn from the drama, and Sulaf has called backsies, according to


Writer of the drama Yusri Al Jundi, who has been working on the drama for the past two years, stated that he knows nothing of the sudden change of actresses and that his role ended once he completed writing the script.

Yusri did state that the decision on whom was to direct the drama was still TBD, and the speculations that Shawqi Al Majri and Mohammad Aziziah have been nominated are just that: speculations.

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