Google doodle honors ‘Father of Comedy’ Naguib el-Rihani
Google doodle from Thursday, Jan. 21, honoring Naguib Rihani

CAIRO: Late actor Naguib el-Rihani is the subject of Thursday’s Google doodle, on what would have been his 127th birthday.

Born in Egypt to an Iraqi father in 1889, Rihani was a major playwright and star of the Egyptian cinema of the 1930s and 1940s.

Remembered as the “Father of Comedy” in Egyptian cinema, Rihani passed away in Cairo in 1949 at the age of 60.

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