Tahiya Carioca nicknamed her the "Princess of Raks Sharki" and Egyptian magazines and newspapers nicknamed her "Sa'mraa El Nile" which means, "The Bronze of the Nile".
Mona mostly performed between London and Cairo. Her distinct style made her one of the belly dance stars of the twentieth century. Her unique style, grace and elegance inspired daners throughout the globe and impacted the world of belly dance in an enormous way.
She won the admiration of ther audiences in Egypt and abroad. Most Egyptians consider Mona El Said to be one of the legengs of oriental dance. When people think of glamour, elegancy and fashion of famous belly dancers, Mona El Said is one of the first to come to mind.