Creative, distinguished, and simple, this is how her friends, critics and everyone who knew her described her. She is the artist Sana Younes, one of the most important comedy stars in the Arab world and the most prominent artistic face in cinema and television..
Sanaa Younes was born on March 3, 1946 in Zagazig, Sharkia Governorate, and graduated from the Faculty of Arts at Alexandria University, where she participated in artworks in the university theater, but was discovered by the late artist Fouad Al-Mohandes, who shared his most important plays.
She entered the world of art at the age of 18 and participated in hundreds of cinematic and television works, as she was known for her simple roles and closeness to the audience, her last film was the Italian War with the artist Ahmed El Sakka in 2005. .
She was collected by a love story with the artist Mahmoud al-Meligy, who married her secretly so as not to anger his first wife, the artist Alawiya Jamil, and she remained in the era of al-Meligi not to announce her marriage until he died, and she is still his wife, but she refused to share Alawiya’s inheritance in order to preserve her covenant with al-Meligy.
She left our world in 2006 at the age of 64, after suffering with cancer, leaving a tremendous artistic legacy and love in the hearts of everyone who knew her, whether from the artistic community or from her friends..