It’s not every day that you get to read about Saudi women. Sure there’s many articles discussing their position in society and how they don’t get enough rights – and that’s true. It’s important to remember that. But at the same time it’s important to not just see them as victims. Why do we rarely get to read about Saudi women in a positive light? We mustn’t forget that they’re just women, as the rest of us. So today let’s just talk about famous and gorgeous Saudi women and celebrate them for being who they are and their talents.
Ahd is a beautiful and talented actress and director from Saudi Arabia. You probably know her from a BAFTA nominated movie called Wadjda. This is actually the first Saudi Arabian feature film and Ahd played the lead role in this movie. She actually started her career by starring in and directing short films, all of which received awards and prestigious nominations. Ahd is also the first Saudi Arabian to ever get a Directing degree in the U.S.
2. Reem Abdullah
Reem Abdullah is a brilliant actress with a great sense of humor. You might recognize her from Tash Ma Tash, where she worked with Nasser Al Qasabi and Abdul-Allah Al-Sadhan, who are hilarious comedians.