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In photos: Egyptian stars mourn late actor Haitham Ahmed Zaki

Zaki died suddenly in early hours of 7 November

Ahram Online , Friday 8 Nov 2019
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Funeral of Haitham Ahmed Zaki (Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)
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A large number of Egyptian stars attended the funeral of Haitham Ahmed Zaki, a prominent actor who passed away suddenly on 7 November at his home on the outskirts of Cairo, at the age of 35.

The funeral prayer and procession began at the Moustafa Mahmoud mosque in Mohandeseen, Cairo continuing to the family cemetery in 6th of October City.

Among the many names from the artistic community gathered inside the mosque were actresses Ayten Amer, Lekaa Elkhamissi, Basma, Sara Nakhla, Nahed El Sebai, Dalal Abdel Aziz, actors Mohamed Heneidi, Rashwan Tawfik, Khaled Sarhan, Bassem Samra, Mohamed Imam, Hisham Maged, director Ali Badrakhan, producer Ahmed Al-Sobki, among others.

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki was the son of late renowned actor Ahmed Zaki and late actress Hala Fouad.

He came to the limelight with a leading role in the historical drama Halim (2006), directed by Sherif Arafa and depicting life of famed singer Abdel Halim Hafez.

The choice of Haitham came after death of his father who originally played Halim.

Other significant roles include the films Dawaran Shobra (2011), Al-Qamar (2011), Sukkar Mor (2015), The Treasure (2017), The Treasure 2 (2019) and Kalabsh 2 (2018), as well as the TV series Al-Saba Wassaya (2014) and Al-Gamaah (2010).

He won the Best Egyptian Actor Award for his role in Dawaran Shobra (2011). 

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

Haitham Ahmed Zaki
(Photo: Ahram Arabic gate)

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