The death of the artist Mahmoud El Shazly, famous for his name Zaatar in Layali Al Helmeya

The doctor announced Ashraf Zakihead of the Acting Professions Syndicate, about the death of the artist Mahmoud El-Shazly, as he said in statements to “The Seventh Day”: “The artist Mahmoud El-Shazly passed away hours ago and his funeral is now being held in Kafr El-Sheikh. Details about the funeral date will be announced.”

The artist Mahmoud Al-Shazly, whose full name is Mahmoud Metwally Metwally Al-Shazly, was born in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate. He worked in the Ministry of Health and was known in the artistic community through his participation in the Kafr El-Sheikh theater group, and his winning many regional awards, especially the play (Halavit).

He began his life on Egyptian television in the early 1970s. He was famous for playing the characters of the country’s children and the working class. He was at his best in the role of Shalbaya in the series Gates of the City, followed by the role of Zaatar in the series “Layali Al-Helmeya.”

His latest work was the series Ibn Lail. The events of the series take place in Upper Egypt, where Hamed (Magdy Kamel) of unknown parentage is born. He loves goodness for the people of his village and helps them. He is surprised by their denial of his actions and turns into Ibn al-Layl. It is directed by Ismail Abdel Hafez.

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