Kinda Alloush is a Cairo-based Syrian actress who has made her foray into acting starring in Syrian dramas that have been widespread and successful across the Arab world at that time. However, Kinda’s talent and ambition has enabled her to make her way through Egyptian TV and film industry to establish a prominent name through the whole Arab world after that. She has an extensive repertoire of notable works with significant directors across the Arab world, including Chaouki Mejeri, Haitham Hakki, Sherif Arafa, Hatem Ali, Khaled Marei, Mohamed Yassin and Marwan Hamed.
Kinda graduated from the Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts in Damascus, where she studied Theater Criticism. She also studied French literature and made a brief foray into the theatrical direction as an assistant director before she turned to acting in 2005. Her acting debut was in a TV drama called Ashwak Naaeima (2005), followed by Shaghaf and Alzzahir Bybrs. In 2006, she starred in Ahkad Khafeya TV Series, to be followed in the next year by Fajr Akhar, Sultana, Zel Amra'a, Hassiba, Hokm Al Adala and Alaijtiah that tackles the Israeli invasion to the Palestinian cities and villages in 2002. The series is directed by Chaouki Mejeri and received an Emmy Award, marking the first Arab work to receive such an award.
In 2007, Kinda made her foray into the film Industry through Hadetha A'la El Tareeq film by Syrian director Rasha Sharbatgy to star after that in Halawet El Rouh by Syrian director Laila Awad and Altajli Al'akhir li Ghaylan Aldamashqi by Syrian director Haitham Hakki in 2008. The next year, Kinda also took part in Mara Okhra film by Syrian writer and director Joud Said.
Her talent seemed to attract a large number of film auteurs across the Arab world immediately as she took part in several Arab films and TV dramas, where she appeared in the Egyptian TV hit Hedou' Nesbi by director late Tunisian director Chaouki Mejeri, starring along with a large number of Arab TV stars in 2009. In the same year, Kinda also starred in the Egyptian blockbuster Welad El-Am by Sherif Arafa. Her long list of notable TV works includes Ahl Cairo (2010), for which she won Murex D’Or Award for Best Actress in 2010. At the same time, she maintained her presence in the Syrian drama through starring in Al A'shk El Haram (2010) and the two parts of the TV series Wilada Min Alkhasira.
In 2012, Kinda settled in Egypt to take part in a number of outstanding TV series; Khaled Marei’s Niran Sadeeka (2013), for which she won Excellence Award at the Oscar ART in 2013 and Al Ahd (El Kalam El Mobah) (2015) along with A'd Tanazoly (2014), followed by Mohamed Yasine’s Afrah AlQoba in 2016 and the two TV series Hagar Gohanam and Ahl Al Gharam in 2017.
Kinda’s repertoire also includes a plethora of box office hits, including Al-Maslaha (2012) by director Sandra Nashaat, and the highest-grossing romantic film in the history of Egyptian cinema Hepta: The Last Lecture (2016) along with other films that screened at international festivals. These films include Wahid Saheeh (2011) by director Hady Al Bagouri ,where she played a role of Christian girl with impossible love story, the social comedy film Excuse My French (2014) by director Amr Salama that sheds the light on the religious differences, and the Fantasy film The Originals (2017) by Marwan Hamed, as well as other films, like Brtita, Al-Fgomi (2011), and 33 Youm (2013).
Kinda’s latest works include Ilaa Ana TV drama that consists of different stories with 10 episodes for each and Kinda is featured in a story titled “Dai El Amar”. She is also starring in Balaleen film by director Moataz ElTony. Currently, she is shooting Netflix’s upcoming film The Swimmers, which traces the real-life story of Yusra and Sara Mardini, the Syrian refugee sisters who made it to the Olympics. The new film is written and directed by Sally El Husseiny and Kinda will be starring opposite of Egyptian star Ahmed Malek.
Besides her remarkable history as an actress, Kinda’s works as an assistant director also includes a number of distinguished work; Haval Amin's film The Nativity and Nabil al-Maleh's Hunting Party. She also directed the documentary film Fi Mahab Al-Rih that highlights the suffering of Syrian workers in Lebanon. She also prepared and assisted in directing the documentary series Ighraa Speaks about the Syrian star Ighraa.
Kinda was also honored for her work, in which she was selected as a jury member in a number of festivals, including the Freedom Films competition at the Luxor African Film Festival, the 32nd and 39th Cairo International Film Festival in 2012 and 2017, the Tropfest Arabia Short Film Festival, the Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries in 2013, the Freedom Films competition at the Luxor African Film Festival (2018), and the Short Film Competition within El Gouna Film Festival in 2020.
On the humanitarian side, Kinda has always been keen on taking part in a lot of initiatives that support refugees from around the globe, and especially from Syria. Kinda’s support is not limited to the moral one, she is also keen on attending field activities and visiting refugee camps in different areas, the thing that put her name among High Profile Supporters’ list by the UN Refugee Agency.