Mona Zaki, an Egyptian actress, embarked on her acting journey while still a university student. Studying media at Cairo University's Department of Public Relations and Advertising, she laid the foundation for a remarkable career. In March 2017, Mona Zaki received a prestigious honor from H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi during the Celebration of Egyptian Women and Ideal Mothers. Her influence extended beyond the silver screen as she was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, using her platform to advocate for the rights and well-being of children.
Mona Zaki's theatrical prowess blossomed alongside renowned Egyptian actor Mohamed Sobhy, with whom she had her first foray into literary Arabic theater. In the mid-nineties, she transitioned to the world of cinema, initially starring in comedy films. However, as the new millennium dawned, her roles became increasingly diverse, gravitating towards powerful and dramatic performances.
Breaking barriers, Mona Zaki became the first actress to secure leading roles in modern cinema, notably with her groundbreaking 2003 film, "From an Eye Look." Throughout her career, she has left a mark through her portrayal of memorable characters, earning her well-deserved accolades and recognition.