Egypt drops ban on ‘sexually provocative’ movie starring Haifa

The Egyptian administrative court cancelled on Tuesday a Cabinet decree that banned the screening of Lebanese film and pop star Haifa Wehbe’s latest movie. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Egypt’s administrative court has revoked a Cabinet decree banning the screening of a “sexually provocative” film starring Lebanese pop diva Haifa Wehbe, Egypt’s Daily Independent said on Tuesday.

The decision of Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb to ban Wehbe’s “Halawet al-Rooh” (“Sweetness of Spirit”) was due to the excessive use of sexual innuendo in the film.

The movie’s producer told the local al-Watan News website that the film was not banned in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Qatar.

The Lebanese bombshell actress did not comment on the ban at the time.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:43 - GMT 06:43
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