Born on October 26, 1942, He completed his high school in Egypt, then traveled to England where studied at the London School of Film Technique (now known as The London Int. Film School) between 1962 and 1963. He directed several 8mms. He came back to Egypt in 1963 and worked at script department of the General Egyptian FIlm company. Worked in Lebanon between 1964 and 1966 as an assistant director, then moved to England where he wrote his book “An Introduction to the Egyptian Cinema”, Published in London by Informatics in 1969. Edited another Book entitled “Outline of Czechoslovakian Cinema”, which was also published in London by Informatics in 1971.
He has one daughter, Nadine, and one son, Hassan. According to the book that has been issued in December 2007 in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Khan’s Ahlam Hind we Kamilia (1988) is one of the 100 landmarks in the history of the Cinema of Egypt. 1963 and working all the way till now, the man still does not have the Egyptian nationality… read more