Egyptian artist Sherif Khairallah spoke for the first time about the scenes of his compulsion to work as a “taxi driver”, fearing the accumulation of debts on him..
Khairallah asserted that he did not mean all the controversy with which social networking sites were buzzing, and all he intended was to express his grief over the state of fatigue and distress he had reached due to his difficult circumstances.
He pointed out that he was offered the role of a “guest of honor” in the series “The End” that was shown during the last month of Ramadan, while he does not accept the quality of those roles, but he thought that he would accept that, since the producing company is new and the director is new, as this gives him the opportunity to work. With them again، According to Sky News.
And about receiving an offer to work as a taxi driver in Turkey, he explained that he wrote it out of mockery and imagined that, but he surprised everyone that he would not mind if he was offered a job as a driver even if the matter reached him to work as a driver for artists..
He explained that this is not a shame or forbidden. “I don’t mind working with someone with my car, but give me my wages and the Arab wages.”.
And about the reason for deleting the controversial post a few hours later, Sharif revealed that he felt his confusion and controversy, and there are many people who felt sad about him, and he did not like that, and he also felt a state of fatigue, distress and loss of nerves, which prompted him to delete it.
Sharif said, “Director Yasser Sami praised his talent after presenting the scene well, but he was surprised after that that the makers of the work did not use him again or call him.“.
Sharif complained that he did not have the opportunity to appear compared to others, saying: “The artist (plastic surgery official), his driver, fitness trainer and other people present tournaments during Ramadan, while he who works in art for 25 years has not been offered anything.“.
He revealed that “the Syndicate of Representative Professions did not present anything to him, and that the matter is not in its hands,” explaining that “the whole problem lies in the lack of producing companies after they were in the previous time more than 20 producers, of which three are state-owned and produce 20 to 25 series and have a plan.” It follows it every year, including religious and historical series, while now many companies have announced that it has stopped“.
Sharif mentioned that he tells his children at home that he is a failed artist, and he is not good at the acting profession, because he has not been offered any works, but he likes to work in that profession, explaining that “Shalalia and nepotism dominate the artistic scene.”“.
The Egyptian artist explained that he sold everything he owned in order to spend on his family, “noting that” his age now is not commensurate with another nature of work. ” He is over 55 years old and has been working in art since 1993.