Saturday, 31. January 2015
07. 05. 14. - 21:00
An Arab actor left colleagues shocked after he really did die while filming a dramatic death sequence in the Jordanian capital Amman.
Mahmud al-Sawalka, 55, was famous in the Middle East for his performances particularly in historical dramas, where he was typically asked to pay Bedouin characters.
And in this photograph he was snapped shortly before his real death in his latest production. The actor was supposed to die after being shot, and was supposed to utter the last words to his fellow actor who was playing the role of his son: "I want you to bury me with your bare hands."
However the experienced professional surprised his colleague when he deviated from the set lines and instead said "I have the feeling that I'm going to die soon" before really dying.
The cause of his death is unknown and is currently being investigated.
His friend Mundher Reihana said that Al-Sawalka had been filming for the series "Blood Brothers" when the tragedy happened.
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