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Tags: ML | Egypt | Obit | Mohamed Khan

Egyptian Filmmaker Mohamed Khan Has Died at 73

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 07:23 AM

CAIRO (AP) — One of Egypt's best-known film directors, Mohammed Khan, whose realism shed light on the country's urban landscape since the 1980s, has died. He was 73.

Filmmakers and friends from his generation, including Said Shimi and Yousry Nasrallah, said on social media that he died on Tuesday morning. A funeral was due later in the day.

Educated in Britain before returning to Egypt in the 1960s, Khan's work focused on social realities and often had prominent women protagonists. He rose to fame with the 1983 story of a troubled soccer player, El-Harrif, and his 2013 Factory Girl addressed Egypt's rigid class society.

State-run Al-Ahram daily says Khan was born in Cairo in 1942 to an Egyptian mother and a Pakistani father. He acquired Egyptian nationality through a presidential decree in 2014.

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One of Egypt's best-known film directors, Mohammed Khan, whose realism shed light on the country's urban landscape since the 1980s, has died. He was 73.Filmmakers and friends from his generation, including Said Shimi and Yousry Nasrallah, said on social media that he died...
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Tuesday, 26 July 2016 07:23 AM
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