Probably one of the most famous directors in the annals of Egyptian movie theater. He produced his directorial debut in 1942 using the film The Wanderer. He aimed a complete of 60 movies during the period of his profession. His films Times and Evenings from 1955 and Hassan wa Nayima from 1959 had been two of his most critically acclaimed. He previously five children along with his wife Maiya. He aimed films through the same period as American movie director Billy Wilder.