Merila Zare’i (Actress)

The first important film which brought her fame was Tahmineh Milani’s Two Women. After that, she has regularly appeared in many films made by that feminist director. In Two Women, Zare’i appears as a woman who is completely free and tries to teach her oppressed friend how to live as a free woman. Zare’i also appeared in Milani’s other films, The Fifth Reaction and The Unwanted Woman. The three films cast her as the icon of a woman who tries to claim her feministic rights in a society dominated by men. Zare’i had appeared in a short role in Massoud Kimiaei’s Friday Soldiers which brought him the best actress prize of International Fajr Film Festival. Zare’i was trying to play more lasting roles in her next films to establish her status as a great actress in the Iranian cinema. She was great in Empty Hands (Abolqasem Talebi). However, when the best actress prize of Fajr Festival was awarded to another actress last year, she bitterly criticized the selection and her remarks remained controversial for a while. Zare’i has also appeared in many commercial films which has made critics wary about her professional performance. Zare’i was among the crew of the bestselling The Expelled (Massoud Dehnamaki). However, in final editing, her scenes were deleted and they are going to be used in the sequel to that film, which is currently being produced.

Reza Attaran (Actor)
Reza Attaran is now one of the most famous comedians of Iran. Up to two decades ago, he only appeared in local plays in Khorasan province (northeast Iran). When in Tehran, he joined a TV comedy group in 1993 which produced entertaining programs for the new year holidays. [More]

Taraneh Taraneh Alidousti (Actress)
She was proposed by Habib Rezaei (actor) to play the leading role of I, Taraneh, Am 15 (Rasoul Sadr Ameli) ten years ago and her acting was powerful enough to earn her the best actress prize from that year’s edition of Fajr International Film Festival. She then appeared in three films made by Asghar Farhadi, including in About Elli where she was cast as Elli, the most mysterious character of the film. Alidousti has also appeared in stage plays and was a choice of Mehrjui for his new play. [More]

Negar Javaheriyan (Actress)
She has been undoubtedly the most successful actress of Iran during the past two years. Her success began with "We Only Live Twice" (Behnam Behzadi) and her role in Homayoun As’adian’s "Gold and Copper" brought her the best actress prize of Fajr International Film Festival. [More]

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  4. Alireza Zarrindast
  5. Reza Karam-Rezaei
  6. Bahram Baizai
  7. Vahid Mousaian
  8. Mohammad Aladpoush
  9. Mohammad Reza Golzar
  10. Mehran Rajabi
  11. Bahman Qobadi
  12. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  13. Kambozia Partovi
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