Hind Rustum

Hind Rostom(November 11, 1929 – August 8, 2011) was one of the most popular Egyptian actresses.

Actress Hind Rostom, is a star from the golden era of Egyptian cinema.

With her blond hair and good looks, Rostom often played the sultry seductress, and she quickly rose to become one of Egypt’s best-known actresses.

She won popular acclaim for her 1958 film “Cairo Station,” about the city’s underclass and their struggles to survive. She starred in it with Youssef Chahine, one of Egypt’s most lauded movie directors.

Among her other well-known films were “Love Rumor” and “Struggle on the Nile” with Omar Sharif — the country’s most celebrated actor.

Born in Alexandria, Rostom defied her conservative upbringing to stake out a career in film. She was dubbed by fans the Marilyn Monroe of the Arabs and “the queen of seduction” of Egyptian cinema.

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