Egyptian actress and singer who became known for her roles in The Leech (1956) and Wife Number 13 (1962).
She was born Fatima Ahmad Kamal, but was given the stage name Shadia by director Helmi Rafla.
Her first feature role was in the 1947 film, The Mind on Vacation.
She was married to three different husbands from 1953 to 1969.
She appeared with Rushdy Abaza in the 1962 film, Wife Number 13.