Saturday 06 February 2021
The artist, Ilham Shaheen, mourned the great artist Izzat Al-Alayli, who passed away on Friday morning, at the age of 86.
Shaheen added, during a phone call to the “Red Line” program on the “Al-Hadath Today” channel: “We lost great and great artistic value and stature, so it was a symbol of respect, patriotism and principles,” noting that he was the voice of reason for her, as she learned from his hands from childhood and learned from him. Much more on a personal and artistic level.
And she continued: “Al-Alayli achieved many successes in all different fields of art, from cinema, theater and television, and he selected his artistic works with great precision and did not participate in any work except out of conviction, and embodied important and historical roles that are solid, including choice, land and watering, and he enjoyed dedication and honesty stemming from His conscience. ”
And she went on: “The first work I participated in was the movie Bustan Al-Dam with the great artist Izzat Al-Alayli, and I was a second-grade student at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts,” noting that his humanitarian stances are many and he had a correct vision.
On Friday afternoon, funeral prayers were held for the late artist Izzat Al-Alayli, and his son Mahmoud accompanied the body to bury it to its final resting place in the family cemetery on Fayoum Road.
The family of Izzat Al-Alaili received condolences in the late family in front of the family gravesite on Fayoum Road, after the completion of the burial ceremony for his body, and was satisfied with that, and the family decided not to pay condolences to the great artist, due to the circumstances of the spread of the Corona virus.
The funeral of the late artist was attended by a large number of stars and celebrities, including Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, Khaled Al-Nabawi, Elham Shaheen, Ashraf Zaki, Ayman Azab, Bossi Shalaby, Lebleba, Khaled Abdel Jalil, Rashwan Tawfiq, and others.
Ezzat Al-Alayli began his career as a TV programmer, before the opportunity came to him through the movie “Message from an Unknown Woman” in 1962, which marked his cinematic start, and then his work varied between cinema and television.
Ezzat Al-Alaili made many cinematic roles, most notably “Al-Ard” and “The Choice” by Youssef Shaheen, and the movie “Saqqa Matt” by the late director Salah Abu Seif, and he also presented prominent roles in television as well.
It is noteworthy that Izzat Al-Alayli’s latest work is the series “Family Record” which he presented last year, in which he played the role of Kamel Al-Khouli, and co-starring Mervat Amin and other artists.