Mehran Rajabi (Actor)
Many experienced directors of the Iranian cinema maintain that Mehran Rajabi is among talented Iranian actors, who possess instinctual abilities. Rajabi, who started his career as actor belatedly, was formerly a high school teacher. Due to friendship with Reza Mirkarimi, his first appearance was in a television series, Kids of Hemmat School, which was directed by him. Their cooperation continued into The Child and the Soldier and Under the Moonlight. In the meantime, he drew attention from different directors and was cast in such films like The House Built on Water (Bahman Farmanara), Tradition of Killing Lovers (Khosrow Ma’soumi), and Tehran, 7:00 a.m. (Amir Shahab Razaviyan). He is currently one of the most active actors of the Iranian cinema and television and has appeared in many short and supporting roles. Kiyanoush Ayyari, the renowned Iranian director, has described him as one of the most powerful actors in the history of the Iranian cinema. Ayyari has cast him in The Days of Gharib, which is currently being aired on the Iranian television. He has appeared as father of Dr. Mohammad Gharib. Dr. Gharib, who passed away in 1992, is among the most effective scientific figures of Iran. Rajabi has appeared in various roles in that series in which we see different periods of Dr. Gharib's life from birth to death.