[stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DTirSPFmwFj0 img=x:/img.youtube.com/vi/TirSPFmwFj0/0.jpg embed=true share=true width=450 height=253 dock=true controlbar=bottom bandwidth=high autostart=false /]Nadia El Guindi was born in 1940.
In the beginning of her career in 1958, she took small roles playing femme fatales and social climbers. Her first film was called “Zawga Min Al Shareigh” (A wife from the Street), as a result of winning a beauty competition.
In 1974 Nadia El Guindi played her first real starring role in a film called “Bamba Kashar” where she portrayed the famous female artist of the 20th century. In later roles, she appeared as the patriotic and courageous heroine. She also added television to her repretoir with a series called Al Dawama (The Whirlgig) and, most recently, Meshwar Emra (Journey of a Woman).
Nadia El Guindi was married to actor, Emad Hamdy, and later to film producer Mohamed Moktar. She has a son, Hisham, from her first marriage.
Nadia El Guindi is known for her dancing as well as her seductive gestures and provocative clothing. She continues to reign as premier star and the best-paid actress in the Egyptian and Arab film industry, and has affectionately been given the title, “The Audience’s Star”.