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Golshifteh Farahani

About Golshifteh Farahani

Golshifteh Farahani (born July 10, 1983) is a Crystal- Simorgh winning Iranian Actress famous for her role in Body of Lies

Personal Biography

Golshifteh Farahani rose in a family on actors but she is discouraged from following them into the film business. Her father Behzad Farahani is an actor and a theatre director. She studied music and aimed for a classical music career.

The actress is living in France with husband Amin Mahdavi.

Professional Biography

Farahani is considered as the first Iranian women to appear in a Hollywood film since the 1979 Islamic revolution. She fears exile from her husband and may face court trial for breaking law after making the film without permission.

List of films

Golshifteh Farahani news

  • In November 09, she is in Iran to promote Asghar Farhadi's About Elly

Golshifteh Farahani in News

Exiled Iranian women pose nude in video calling for more sexual freedom
A group of Iranian women have stripped off for a new video calling for more sexual freedom for women in their native country.

Iranian actress exiled over nude photoshoot
An Iranian actress has been banned from returning to her homeland after appearing n*ked in a photoshoot for a French magazine.

Actress banned from Iran says nude shoot was 'symbolic gesture'
The actress who has been banned from Iran for posing nude in a French magazine, said that she did so as a "symbolic gesture" to help remove taboos.

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