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Ilham Chahine Biography, Career & Life | Age, Height, More

Ilham Chahine is an Egyptian film actress and producer. She has appeared in a lot of Egyptian films and television series and won both Egyptian and international awards. She is best known for her acting in “One Zero” (2009), “Al Raghba” (2002) and “A Day for Women” (2016).


Name               : Ilham Chahine

Full Name        : Ilham Mohammed El Sayed Chahine

Born                 : 3 January, 1961

Birth Place        : Cairo, Egypt

Horoscope       : Capricorn

Occupation       : Actress

Years Active    : 1981 – Present

Nationality        : Egyptian

Spouse             : Hassein El Bahed (m. 1996), Adel Hosni

Parents             : Ahmed ElSayed Chahine

TV shows         : Case of the Minister, Ahlam La Tanam, Ala Nar Hade’a and more

Education and Career:

Ilham Chahine completed her graduation from the Institution of Theatrical Arts in 1982. She started her acting career at a very young age as she grew up in Cairo. Director Kamal Yassin made her acting debut by giving her a role in his TV play “Hooreya men Al Marikh”. Later she appeared in many TV series including, “Akhu El Banat”, “Al El Bahr”, “Hatta la Yakhtaniq Al-hob”, “Nisf Rabia’ Al Akhar”, “Layaly Al Helmeya”, and “Samhoony, Makansh Asdy”.

In 1981, Ilham started her film career with the film “Omahat Fee Al Manfa”. She appeared in total 33 movies in the period of the 1980s, which was the most popular period for her. She is mostly popular for her films including, “One-Zero” (2009), “Al Raghba” (2002) and “Fawzeya’s Secret Recipe” (2008). She became a prominent actress in the Egyptian film industry during the 1980s and 1990s, especially with films such as “Omahat Fee Al Manfa” and “Al Sajinatan”.

Ilham Chahine achieved several awards and honor from the Egyptian and the World films for her role in the film “Ya Dounia Ya Gharami” and “Al Gentle”.


  • A Day for Women (2016)
  • Gonoun Al Hayah (1999)
  • Al Halfout (1985)
  • Dantelle (1993)
  • Al Raghba (2002)
  • One Zero (2009)
  • Harmonica (1996)
  • Ard Ard (1997)
  • Pleasure Market (1999)
  • El Katl El Laziz (1998)
  • Fawzeya’s Secret Recipe (2008)
  • Al Zalem wa Al Mazloom (1989)
  • Alaih Al Awad (2000)
  • Afreet Al Nahar (1997)
  • Khali Min Al Cholestrol (2005)
  • Noheb Al Eishat Al Horreya (2001)
  • Wehyat Alby Wa Afraho (2000)
  • Ayam Fee Al Hob
  • Al Akhtaboot (2000)
  • Happy Valentine
  • Sayed Al Heetan (2002)
  • Case of the Minister (TV Show)
  • Ahlam La Tanam (TV Show)
  • Ala Nar Hadea (TV Show)

Personal Life:

Ilham Chahine fell in love with Egyptian producer Adel Hosni at her young age and they got married after three years of relationship. Later they got divorced. After getting divorced to Adel Hosni, she got married to a Lebanese businessman Hassein El Bahed in 1996. Ilham Chahine married twice, but both of her marriages didn’t work out.

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