Laila Eloui, Egyptian actress and diva

Whether she’s your oriental diva or untouchable icon, it doesn’t matter; Laila Eloui is the beating heart of Egyptian cinema. Starting her career at the ripe old age of 8, Laila Eloui has wracked up an impressive 70 films over the years, without even delving into the depths of her TV and radio careers

A lesson in dance and loving life; thanks, Laila Eloui! © Copyright Pyramide Distribution

Whether she’s your oriental diva or untouchable icon, it doesn’t matter; Laila Eloui is the beating heart of Egyptian cinema. Starting her career at the ripe old age of 8, Laila Eloui has wracked up an impressive 70 films over the years, without even delving into the depths of her TV and radio careers.

From her first appearance in “Tgebha Keda Tgelha Keda Heya Keda” through crowd pleaser “The Destiny”, right up to “Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces”, she has covered every manner of role imaginable. Juggling her time between films, television series and the theatre, Laila Eloui’s appeal spans the generations, creating an aura that everyone wants to be a part of.

Director Yousry Nasrallah always sings her praises; “with a single move, Laila Eloui uncovers her star power, bringing with her a certain cinematic something”. There’s no doubt about it; the wily charms of Laila Eloui are limitless!

Trailer for Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces