Google marked on Monday the 90th anniversary of the birth of late Egyptian actress Shadia with a special doodle.
The doodle was created by guest artist Ahmad Thabit showing Shadia with her famous hairstyle.
The actress, who passed away in 2017, was one of the most prominent film stars of her generation. Her career spans from the 1950s all the way to the 80s, appearing in over 112 films, 10 radio serials, and one play.
Shadia was born in Cairo on 8 February 1931 as Fatima Ahmed Kamal Shaker.
Known for roles in cinema classics, including Al-Zouga Al-Talattashar (The Thirteenth Wife, 1962), Shea’ Min Al-Khouf (A Bit of Fear, 1969), Al-Liss Wal Kilab (The Thief and the Dogs, 1962), and Meraty Modir Am (My Wife is a General Manager, 1966).She worked alongside top actors, including Mohamed Fawzy, Anwar Wagdy, Kamal El-Shennawy, Emad Hamdy – who was also her first husband – and Salah Zulfikar, her third and last husband.Shadia was not only a brilliant actress but also a lovely singer. Some of her famous songs include Al-Qalb Yeheb Marrah (The Heart Loves Once), Shebbakna Satayro Harir (Our Window’s Curtains are Silk) and Akwa Men Al-Zaman (Stronger than Time).