Hind Rostom (1955) هند رستم‎

This is actress Hind Rostom who plays the lead character named Ne’mat in the 1955 Egyptian film ‘Al Gasad’ (Flesh الجسد). The film also starred a top cast including Kamal al Shennawi, Hussein Riad, Seraj Munir and Fatma Roushdi.
Hind Rostom (1929-2011) was an Egyptian actress who’s remembered mainly for her good looks and her many film roles as a seductress, which is a bit sad as she was a good actress when her range was tested. To quote Egyptian journalist Reem Ghazal, ‘Rostom was presented as an intoxicating mix of Rita Hayworth, Brigitte Bardot and Marilyn Monroe.’ And as you can see, Hind Rostom was also a good bellydancer. She retired in 1979 saying that she wanted the audiences to remember her at her best.
Hind Rostom’s second marriage to Dr Mohamed Fayad lasted nearly 50 years. Unfortunately at the time of her husband’s death, shortly before hers, Dr Fayad’s family took legal action against her to reclaim assets they said were theirs.

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