Alexandria born actress Nadia al Jundi dances in a wedding scene from the 1985 film ‘Sa7eb al Edara Bawab al 3emara’ (His Highness, the Building Supervisor’ صاحب الإدارة بواب العمارة). The actor in the galabaya is Adel Adham playing a killer who’s in hiding and working as a building caretaker (the bawab of the the title). He marries Zaida the bellydancer (el Jundi) and they proceed to make money from renting out apartments for gambling and prostitution. They climb the social ladder while hiding behind the guise of a charity. The film also starred Safiya Omari and Nagah el Mogy.
Nadia al Jundi is an Egyptian actress who often danced and sang in her movie appearances. She frequently plays roles that involve seduction, temptation and languid eyes. This is the second of her performances in the 1983 film ‘Widad al Gaziyah’ (Widad the Dancer وداد الغازية ). She plays the title role in the film which also starred Adel Adham, Tawfik al Deqn and Mahmoud Yasine.
Oh, if I had a dollar for every different way her surname is written in English I’d be rich!