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Omar Sharif to appear in Iran's "Saint Petersburg"

Omar Sharif in Monsieur Ibrahim
TEHRAN, Nov. 11 (Mehr News Agency) -- World-renowned Egyptian actor Omar Sharif will act in the Iranian film “Saint Petersburg”, which is to be directed by Kamal Tabrizi.
“After making many efforts to contact the great actor of world cinema, he agreed to appear in ‘Saint Petersburg’,” producer Hamid Etebarian told the Mehr News Agency on Saturday.
“At present, he is waiting to receive the final version of the screenplay, which is currently being written by Peyman Qasemkhani. The screenplay will be translated into English to send to Sharif after it is completed,” he added.
“Saint Petersburg” is about two cheats constantly conspiring against each other.
The star of many Hollywood movies, Sharif has appeared in Arabic, French, and English feature films.
Sharif, 75, is most famous for his roles in “Doctor Zhivago” and “Lawrence of Arabia”, the latter earning him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination.

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