Friday 17 January 2020
I wrote – Yasmine Al-Sharqawi:
Photography – Mahmoud Abdel Nasser and Mahmoud Bakkar:
A number of artists were keen to attend the funeral of the able artist Magda, at the Mustafa Mahmoud Mosque, which left our world, yesterday, Thursday, at the age of 89.
Masrawy’s cameras have taken a number of footage from the funeral. We monitor them for you in the following report:
The collapse of Ghada Nafi
Ghada Nafi ‘entered into a state of collapse and crying during the funeral of her mother’s body, and a number of female artists were keen to support her.
The journalist Wael Al-Ibrashi is considered one of the first attendees at the funeral of the late artist, as he has a strong friendship with her, as the latter was related to her telephone interventions during his program, as well as his previous birthday, and a friendship relationship with her daughter Ghada Nafi.
The absence of artists
Despite the great popularity of the late artist, and dozens of artists were keen on obituaries through their accounts in the Social Media, the funeral witnessed only a few, most notably Dalal Abdulaziz, Busy Shalaby, Nihal Anbar, Ashraf Zaki, Diaa Rashwan, Ayman Azab, Samir Sabry, Rania Yassin, Donia Abdel Aziz, and others.
Donia Abdel Aziz veil
Donia Abdel Aziz appeared, with a complete veil, for the first time, as usual, she is not among the artists who wear the hijab while attending a funeral.
The coffin of the artist Magda Al-Sabahi arrived, wrapped in the Egyptian flag.
It is noteworthy that Magda Al-Sabahi was born on May 6, 1931, and she is one of the most important stars of the golden age of Egyptian cinema, has a large number of works, most notably “Age is Moment”, Where is my age, “Today’s Girls”, “Naked Truth”, and others.
Among the most important products in the history of cinema, she presented many works, including “Jamila”, “Al-Nadha”, “Al-Sarab”, “Kind of Women”, and others.