Report: Omar Sharif joins calls for Mubarak to step down
Egyptian film star Omar Sharif has added his voice to the list of people calling for President Hosny Mubarak to step down, broadcaster al Arabiya reported Monday.
According to the report, Sharif says that after 30 years in power, Mubarak should hand over power, DPA reported.
Sharif, 78, was born in Alexandria and starred in major Hollywood films like Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia. He heads the annual Cairo film festival.