By Lojain El Shawaf
Celebrities can motivate us, inspire us and most importantly tend to influence us, and the entertainment industry strives on building relationship between the audience and the celebrities.
Here’s a list of celebrities that have been able to inspire us this year.
Discussing any topic that includes Sherif Madkour could raise some controversies, as he’s viewed as your not so ordinary TV host. Enduring a lot of criticism and backlash, Sherif had recently announced that he was diagnosed with Colon Tumor which made people more sympathetic towards him. He immediately gained support, which gave him the strength to be able to inspire and become a role model for people who are going through the same situation.
Dina El Sherbiny
Dina El Sherbiny has proven to be one of the strongest, most confident celebrities in Egypt. She has received a lot of crtiticism and cyberbullying but she had a greater comeback planned with her hit Ramadan series ”Zay-El Shams”.
We were all saddened when we heard the unfortunate news of Elisa’s retirement. A couple of months ago, the queen of sensation, Elissa, announced that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Celebrities and fans didn’t spare the moment and showered Elissa with love. It later influenced her to release her hit song ”Ela Kol Ele Beyhebouny”. She’s definitely a fighter and she should be recognized as an inspiration.
The phenomenal actress becomes the first Arab woman to join the judging panel at Venice Film Festival, a great achievement that adds
Mona Zaki took a break from the acting scene for a while to become UNICEF Egypt Ambassador, she has shown great love for Egypt’s kids and made sure to protect them by stressing on the importance of Vitamin A for them. She chose to contribute her fame for a good cause.
After 3 years of absence and a series of mishaps regarding his movies, the star came back with a good plot and a well-executed film ”Khayal Maata”. He did not let his stardom fade away into thin air, he instead became an inspiration to many individuals to never give up.
Tamer Hosny is a singer, songwriter, actor, director
The first Egyptian/Canadian actor to be starred in a Disney movie ”Aladdin”. This movie broke records, and Mena Massoud conveyed dancing skills among other outstanding performances.