Riz Khan
Omar Sharif
The acting legend, now in his 70s, is still active in Western and Egyptian cinema.
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2007 08:39 GMT

Omar Sharif's Monsieur Ibrahim  was received with
critical acclaim

On Wednesday we speak with Egyptian acting legend Omar Sharif.

Sharif began his career in Egyptian film in the 1950s, but soon rose to prominence in Hollywood with his roles in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965).

Now in his 70s, he continues to be active in Western and Egyptian cinema, and his 2003 Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran was received with critical acclaim.

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This episode of Riz Khan aired on Wednesday October 10, 2007.

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