Written by Zaid Bawab
The past two weeks were not easy on legendary Egyptian actress Yussra after her series "Ladayna Aqwal Okhra" (We Have Another Take on It) was axed from Egyptian TV stations.
Yussra revealed that the fact that no Egyptian channels are screening her series this year did not really bother her as she is aware that nowadys audiences watch series more online, which makes it not only about having the series screened on TV stations anymore .
She said that she cried being overwhlemed with the amount of love she recieved from fans which always makes her think a lot before taking part in any new project.
And about Adel Imam's birthday that he celebrated a few days ago, Yussra said "I wish him success and health always, and that he always stays on top as he is a natioal treasure. Wherever I travel they always ask me about him as he is a big legend"
Yussra continued that she acted in many successful projects next to him that were widely celebrated by the audience. And about if they will act in a new project togeher, especially that she has been taking only lead roles in series recently, she replied: "Certainly! Of course I won't decline taking part in a project next to 'Al Zaeem' (The Boss)," and she explained that the reason for not appearing in series together is that she did not come across a character in a Adel Imam series yet that is suitable for her, and that if she comes across a proper script she would agree and act with him instantly,.
"Ladayna Aqwal Okhra" (We Have Another Take on It) series was supposed to be screened on Egyptian channel E ON but was axed a few days before the first day of Ramadan without clear reason. The head of the channel Tamer Mursi declared that the situation happened due to econmoic reasons. Which left the series to be only screened on a Saudi and Gulf stations.
In another story, Mohammed Ali. the director of Ramadan series "Ladayna Aqwal Okhra" (We Have Another Take on It) and its editing team did a mistake in the sixth epsiode of it that was aired yesterday Tuesday the 22nd of May.
In the episode, Yasmin's charachter that is played by actress Noha Abdeen posts a video of herself on social media to reassure her fans after being nearly killed, and Shadi, Ali's friend played by Ahmed Hatem says that the video was watched more than a million times. In another scene Yasmin also states that the video was watched more than a million times, but when Ali tries to delete the video in a later scene, the number of views appear on screen and they turn out to be 25 times only.
(Source: Media House Egypt - Youtube)
The series 'Ladayna Aqwal Ohkhra' (We Have Another Take on It) -has in addition to Yussra- Sherin Rida, Ahmed Hatem, Najlaa Bader, Mohammed Shahin, Salma Abu Deif and Hazem Ihab in its cast, and it is written by Abdulla Hasan, Amin Jamal, Ibrahim Mohsen and Khaled Abu Baker and is directed by Mohammed Ali.
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