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Cheb Hasni

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The tragic murder of vocalist Cheb Hasni (born Hasni Chakroun) by members of the national terrorist unit had a profound influence on the evolution of rai, Algeria’s popular dance music. Based on Algerian article writer Aziz Chouki, “(Hasni’s) murder transformed the text messages. It changed the rai picture right into a protest motion.” Strongly compared by Algeria’s oppressive armed forces regime through the civil battle that swept through the center Eastern nation, Hasni’s tracks, which advocated open up expression of like, have been previously prohibited by Algeria’s nationwide censorship panel. A native from the northeastern Oran community of Gambetta, Hasni primarily imagined stardom being a soccer participant. He left college in wish of using Oran’s team. When he previously difficulty producing the group, he considered music, performing at wedding ceremonies and celebrations with an organization, Si Kada Nui. Performing at a marriage, Hasni was noticed with the Naoui brothers, who employed him to ding at their cabaret, Guingette. A duet documented with Cheba Zahounia, “Baraka,” became a significant hit in the summertime of 1987. Hasni’s following strikes included “You Will be the Healer,” “You Require Parting,” “My Struggling Was Long,” and “Might God Help Me.” Despite his issues with the Algerian federal government, Hasni achieved exceptional achievement. His debut record, Madenitch World wide web Ferkou, sold almost a million copies in Paris and encircling suburbs. Affectionately referred to as “the Julio Iglesias of Rai,” Hasni is certainly appreciated for his ultra-light tone of voice; sentimental lyrics; and affinity for lush, orchestrated, preparations. He was coming back house from a documenting program when he was shot double by somebody he believed was a lover.

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Full Name Cheb Hasni
Died September 29, 1994, Oran, Algeria
Profession Singer
Nationality Algerian
Spouse Malika Zahzouh
Siblings Laredj Chakroun, Houari Chakroun
Music Songs Had Zine, Baida mon amour, Mazal Souvenir Andi, Mazal Galbi Melkiya Mabra, Tal Sabri, Cheba, Klamhoum Moussiba, Rani mara hna, Chira Ly Nabghiha, Omri Omri, Choufi Omri, Galou hasni met, Tal Ghiyabek, Mabkat mhaba, Dak El-Mahroum, Kanet Amour, Nebghik, Sid Taleb, Rani nadem, Latebkiche, Oran... la France, Aandi Chira Aadra, J'ai Pas Besoin, C'est Pas la Peine, Nhar Lefrak Bkit, Khalouni nebki, Ayitou madirou binatna, Mani Mani, Rani Medrar, Gaà N'Sa, Enfin, Ya khti
Albums Jaya nedmana, Coffret Souvenir, Daymen nouassik, Rani mourak, Rani nghani, Allah Bina, Tal ghiyabek ya ghzali, Ya zina nahouak, Ch'hal nefrah, Danse le Raï, Hasni et Zahouania, Eli Maaref El Hob, Gaâ erjal, Tal ghiyabek ya ghozali, Hasni le regrete, Le Roi De La Chanson Sentimentale, Latbkiche, Ghadar, Ma tebakouhache, Tabki Oula Matebkich, Hia Maaya Tchkor Li Fih, Mazel Nebghik, Darou Shour Darou, Dak El Mahroum, Matabkiche gouli hada mektoubi (Le roi de la chanson sentimentale), Omri Omri, Jamais la nensa l'passé, Tu n'es plus comme avant, Mazal Souvenir Andi, Vol. 3, Tout le Monde est là, Ndamte ana li aaraftek (12 Songs), Dernier enregistrement du marhoum, The Golden Songs, Ndamte ana li aaraftek, C'est difficile bach n'farkek, Louken jet alia, Enfin lkit litefhamni, Rani Neghani, Rani Mara Hna Mara Lhih, Sidi rabi, Enfin Likit Lit Fahammi, Alache ya aïni, Tebki Wela Matebkiche, La Tekbiche Hada Mektoubt, Choufi Omri Chacsera, C'est difficile bech nefaarek, En concert à Alger, El Hwaouiya, Vol. 3 (Album souvenir), Nedemete Il Arafek, Hasni, Dernier concert de Cheb Hasni à Marseille (Live 1994)


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#Fact
1 Has supported Ségolène Royal's 2007 presidential campaign.
2 Daughter of producer Alexandre Mnouchkine
3 Created the avant-garde Paris stage ensemble "Theatre du Soleil".
4 Her maternal grandfather was British stage actor Nicholas Hannen.


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les Naufragés du Fol Espoir 2014
Le dernier caravansérail 2006
Tambours sur la digue 2003 TV Movie
La nuit miraculeuse 1989 TV Movie
Molière 1978
1789 1974

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Molière 1978 written by
1789 1974
That Man from Rio 1964 screenplay

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Son, the Hero 1962 assistant director

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tambours sur la digue 2003 TV Movie stage director

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Belmondo par Belmondo 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself
Lundi en histoires 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
Universum History 2013 TV Series documentary Herself - Regisseurin
Les Aventures d'Adrien: L'Affaire Catalan 2013 Documentary Herself
Ariane Mnouchkine - L'aventure du Théâtre du Soleil 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2007 TV Series Herself
Océanie 2001 Documentary Herself
La nuit des Césars 1979 TV Series documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Grand Prize SACD Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1979 César César Awards, France Best Film (Meilleur film) Molière (1978)
1979 César César Awards, France Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) Molière (1978)
1978 Palme d'Or Cannes Film Festival Molière (1978)
1965 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen L'homme de Rio (1964) · Jean-Paul Rappeneau
· Daniel Boulanger
· Philippe de Broca


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