REEM ABDULLAH (Mother) is the most well known actresses in Saudi Arabia. Coming from a
traditional background, and having lived her entire life in Saudi Arabia, she is praised as one of
the few Saudi actresses to challenge the strictly private role of women and go on to become the
Kingdom's foremost television star.
She started her career on the hit show "Tash Ma Tash", a Saudi comedy series known for its
liberal slant and criticism of the extreme and intolerant ideologies within the society. She
continues to play leading roles in the most popular series on Saudi television. Wadjda is her first