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The Egyptian actress & ballerina chose hijab and surprised naysayers with her success

SHAFAQNA - Hanan Turk is a famous Egyptian actress who started off her entertainment career as a professional ballerina. In 2006 she decided to wear hijab and shocked her fans by taking a break from the spotlight for a few years. She’s been…

Iranian actress crowned best actress at Porto7 festival

SHAFAQNA- Iranian actress Sara Bahrami was crowned best at the 10th Porto7 International Short Film Festival in Portugal on Sunday for her role in “You Just Be My Mother”. Bahrami portrays Sara, a mother who lives with a man after separating…

Hijab Brought Me Serenity: German Actress

SHAFAQNA - Playing the role of a Muslim student in her latest film, a young German actress has revealed that she felt a strange serenity when she put on hijab for the first time, despite of people looks at her. "When I put on my headscarf…