Saturday, May 20, 2023 11:00 AM
Today, Saturday, marks the 40th anniversary of the death of the artist, Mimi Shakib, as she died on May 20, 1983, after a long artistic career, at the age of 70.
Mimi Shakib’s real name is Amina Shakib. She was born in 1913 to a father who works as a warden in the Abdeen police station, and her sister is the artist, Zouzou Shakib.
The beginning of Mimi Shakib’s entry into the world of art came at the hands of the Naguib Al-Rihani troupe, to participate in a number of theatrical works, to embody the roles of aristocratic and popular women and the daughter of the country as well.
Mimi Shakib movies
Mimi Shakib entered the field of cinema in 1934, and her first work was in the movie “Son of the People”, with a small role. “,” Manners for Sale “,” Charming Mother-in-law “,” Nashala Hanim “,” Looking for a Scandal “and many other works.
Siraj Mounir and Mimi Shakib
Mimi Shakib married the artist Siraj Mounir, as a strong love story arose between them, which the family opposed at the beginning until the marriage took place after that, and the late artist lived with her late husband for 15 years, with a mutual understanding in the artistic community, before his death after suffering a severe heart attack in 1957, Mimi decides not to marry after him at all, citing her intense love for him and his gratitude for every moment she spent with him.