Egyptian Celebrities That Took off Hijab After Years of Commitment

Published March 10th, 2019 - 02:56 GMT

Egyptian actresses Shahira and Suheir Ramzi are not the only two who decided to take off headscarf.

The art domain in Egypt is full of tales about women wearing hijab in their glory days and abandoning it later. Check who they are in the slideshow.

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The most prominent of these cases is actress Hala Shiha who wore the hijab in 2006 and preferred to stay

Actress Hala Shiha wore the hijab in 2006 and preferred to stay away from the scene for years, before surprising all with a decision to take off hijab and return to acting last summer.

Actress Iman Al Assi wore the hijab for several months after her success in the series Hadrat Al Mutaham

Actress Iman Al-Assi wore the hijab for several months after her success in the series "Hadrat Al-Mutaham Abi" alongside actor Nour Al-Sharif and she briefly resigned acting before announcing her return to it and abandoning hijab

Actress Abeer Sabri wore Hijab for 6 years in which she became a preacher who presents religious programs

Actress Abeer Sabri wore Hijab for 6 years in which she became a preacher who presents religious programs. But she took off hijab and made a comeback to acting in bold scenes shortly after taking off. (Source: abeersabryofficial - Instagram)

Monaliza known to the public in the films Hammam fi Amsterdam and Ashab Wala Business wore the hijab

Monaliza, known to the public in the films 'Hammam fi Amsterdam' and 'Ashab Wala Business', wore the hijab for 10 years and traveled to the United States but she gave it up and wanted to return to acting before traveling to the United States again.

Ghada Adel wore the hijab for about two years before returning to acting in the film 'Al Basha Talmiz' alongside

Ghada Adel wore the hijab for about two years before returning to acting in the film 'Al Basha Talmiz' alongside Karim Abdul Aziz. (Source: ghadaadel1 - Instagram)

Actress Sawsan Badr wore the hijab for two years

Actress Sawsan Badr wore the hijab for two years

Actress Mirna Al Mohandes wore the hijab for a while during her illness before she took off her hijab and

Actress Mirna Al Mohandes wore the hijab for a while during her illness before she took off her hijab and returned to acting again before dying

Singer Shaheenaz removed the veil after about 10 years of wearing it. She returned strongly to the concerts and

Singer Shaheenaz removed the veil after about 10 years of wearing it. She returned strongly to the concerts and to making new songs after that.

Actress Nurhan retired for 10 years after starring in the series 'Ailet Hajj Metwally' during which she wore the

Actress Nurhan retired for 10 years after starring in the series 'Ailet Hajj Metwally' during which she wore the hijab before returning to acting after 9 years and took off the hijab after the divorce from her husband.

TV host Basma Wahba wore the hijab for a while during her illness then went back to the screen before being

TV host Basma Wahba wore the hijab for a while during her illness then went back to the screen before being absent again due to illness.

The most prominent of these cases is actress Hala Shiha who wore the hijab in 2006 and preferred to stay
Actress Iman Al Assi wore the hijab for several months after her success in the series Hadrat Al Mutaham
Actress Abeer Sabri wore Hijab for 6 years in which she became a preacher who presents religious programs
Monaliza known to the public in the films Hammam fi Amsterdam and Ashab Wala Business wore the hijab
Ghada Adel wore the hijab for about two years before returning to acting in the film 'Al Basha Talmiz' alongside
Actress Sawsan Badr wore the hijab for two years
Actress Mirna Al Mohandes wore the hijab for a while during her illness before she took off her hijab and
Singer Shaheenaz removed the veil after about 10 years of wearing it. She returned strongly to the concerts and
Actress Nurhan retired for 10 years after starring in the series 'Ailet Hajj Metwally' during which she wore the
TV host Basma Wahba wore the hijab for a while during her illness then went back to the screen before being
The most prominent of these cases is actress Hala Shiha who wore the hijab in 2006 and preferred to stay
Actress Hala Shiha wore the hijab in 2006 and preferred to stay away from the scene for years, before surprising all with a decision to take off hijab and return to acting last summer.
Actress Iman Al Assi wore the hijab for several months after her success in the series Hadrat Al Mutaham
Actress Iman Al-Assi wore the hijab for several months after her success in the series "Hadrat Al-Mutaham Abi" alongside actor Nour Al-Sharif and she briefly resigned acting before announcing her return to it and abandoning hijab
Actress Abeer Sabri wore Hijab for 6 years in which she became a preacher who presents religious programs
Actress Abeer Sabri wore Hijab for 6 years in which she became a preacher who presents religious programs. But she took off hijab and made a comeback to acting in bold scenes shortly after taking off. (Source: abeersabryofficial - Instagram)
Monaliza known to the public in the films Hammam fi Amsterdam and Ashab Wala Business wore the hijab
Monaliza, known to the public in the films 'Hammam fi Amsterdam' and 'Ashab Wala Business', wore the hijab for 10 years and traveled to the United States but she gave it up and wanted to return to acting before traveling to the United States again.
Ghada Adel wore the hijab for about two years before returning to acting in the film 'Al Basha Talmiz' alongside
Ghada Adel wore the hijab for about two years before returning to acting in the film 'Al Basha Talmiz' alongside Karim Abdul Aziz. (Source: ghadaadel1 - Instagram)
Actress Sawsan Badr wore the hijab for two years
Actress Sawsan Badr wore the hijab for two years
Actress Mirna Al Mohandes wore the hijab for a while during her illness before she took off her hijab and
Actress Mirna Al Mohandes wore the hijab for a while during her illness before she took off her hijab and returned to acting again before dying
Singer Shaheenaz removed the veil after about 10 years of wearing it. She returned strongly to the concerts and
Singer Shaheenaz removed the veil after about 10 years of wearing it. She returned strongly to the concerts and to making new songs after that.
Actress Nurhan retired for 10 years after starring in the series 'Ailet Hajj Metwally' during which she wore the
Actress Nurhan retired for 10 years after starring in the series 'Ailet Hajj Metwally' during which she wore the hijab before returning to acting after 9 years and took off the hijab after the divorce from her husband.
TV host Basma Wahba wore the hijab for a while during her illness then went back to the screen before being
TV host Basma Wahba wore the hijab for a while during her illness then went back to the screen before being absent again due to illness.