Studied English in the faculty of Arts, Salwa is the daughter of actor Othmaan Muhammad ‘Aly. Through her acting career, which began in 1980, she played several roles in radio, cinema, theatre and TV. Among her famous TV series are; “Al-bashaayer i.e. Tidings”, “Al-hall al-waheed i.e. The only solution”, “Al-nahr la yahtarek i.e. The river never burns”, “Al-dayaa’ i.e. Loss” and “Bawwaabat al-Metwally i.e The gate of al-Metwally”.