Mohamed Hilmi bows out

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Mohamed Hilmi bows out

The playwright, director, actor, comedian and director Mohamed Hilmi died this Wednesday morning at the age of 90, according to Algerian Television.

He will be buried this afternoon in the cemetery of Sidi M’hamed, in Algiers, after the prayer of El-Asr, according to the same source.

His real name Brahimi Mohamed Améziane, Mohamed Hilmi began his artistic career at the end of the 1940s with other Algerian artists including Mahieddine Bachtarzi. He began with the theater before entering the field of radio and then Cinema. He was one of the fervent defenders of copyright and is one of the founding members of the National Office for Copyright and Neighboring Rights (ONDA).

The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, offered his condolences to the family of the late artist.

“We bid farewell to one of the famous artists who contributed with their talents and creativity to enrich television and film productions for many years, and left their clear imprints in many useful and elegant works of art, well welcomed by the general public and those interested in culture and art in our country ”, he wrote in a message picked up by national television.