Biographies: Yousra - Actor


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Born Civene Muhammad Haafez Nasseem (1955 Cairo), is an Egyptian actress who was first discovered by photographer Abdul Haleem Nasr who gave her a role in his debut as filmmaker. She played several TV roles like “Arees we aroussa i.e. Groom and bride”, “Al-shaahed al-waheed i.e. The only witness”, “ Hayaat al-Gohary”, “Raafat al-Haggaan”, “Sayyedat al-fondok i.e. The Lady of the hotel”, “Awaan al-ward i.e. A time for flowers”, “Ayna Kalby? i.e. Where is my heart?” and “ Malak rowhy i.e. King of my soul”. “Entadher la taktolny i.e. Wait, don’t kill me” is among her radio series. She played stage roles like “Ka’b aaly i.e. High heels” and “Lamma baba yenaam i.e. When daddy sleeps”. Superstar Youssra is married to Khaaled Seleem, the son of football Legend Saaleh Seleem and the actor Heshaam Seleem’s brother. Youssra represents a special blend of acting and stardom mixed survival and freshness, she formed a very successful duet with Aadel Emaam and played several roles with Ahmad Zaky. Youssra has a unique artistic talent which flourished in Chahine’s “Eskendereyya kamaan we kamaan i.e. Alexandria again and forever”, “Al-mohaager i.e. The immigrant” and “Eskendereyya New York i.e. Alexandria New York”. Among her most famous cinema roles; “Al-‘assefa i.e. The tempest”, “Al-gou’ i.e. Hunger”, “Al-mansy i.e. The forgotten” and “Toyour al-zalaam i.e. The birds of darkness”.