Golshifteh Farahani


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Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film festival, immediately making her one of the stars of ... See full bio »

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  Invasion (TV Series) (filming)
Aneesha Malik
- Episode #1.1 ... Aneesha Malik
 2020 Extraction
Nik Khan
 2019 Arab Blues
Selma Derwich
 2019 Blind Spot
Elham
 2019 Gen: Lock (TV Series)
Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani
- Identity Crisis (2019) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- It Never Rains... (2019) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- The Only Me I Know (2019) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- The Best Defense (2019) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
- Training Daze (2019) ... Yasamin 'Yaz' Madrani (voice)
 2018 OrelSan: Paradis (Video short)
Golshifteh Farahani
 2018 Girls of the Sun
Bahar
 2017 Christmas & Co.
Amélie
 2017 The Upside
Maggie
 2017/VI Shelter
Mona
 2017 The Song of Scorpions
Nooran
 2016 Paterson
Laura
 2016 Finding Altamira
Conchita
 2016 Sophie's Misfortunes
Madame de Réan
 2015 Go Home
Nada
 2015 Two Friends
Mona Dessaint
 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
Nefertari
 2014/II Eden
Yasmin
 2014 Rosewater
Maryam
 2013 My Sweet Pepper Land
Govend
 2012 Just Like a Woman
Mona
 2012 The Patience Stone
The woman
 2011 Chicken with Plums
Irâne
 2011 Rule of Three (Short)
Marie
 2011 There Be Dragons
Leila
 2009 Darbareye Elly
Sepideh
 2008 Body of Lies
Aisha
 2008 Shirin
Woman in audience
 2008 The Wall
Setareh
 2007 The Music Man
Hanieh
 2006 Gis Borideh
Mariam
 2006 M for Mother
Sepideh
 2006 Half Moon
Niwemang
 2006 In the Name of the Father
Habibeh
 2005 The Fish Fall in Love
Touka
 2004 The Tear of the Cold
Ronak
 2004/II Boutique
Eti
 2003 Two Angels
Azar
 2001 Zamaneh
Zamaneh
 2001 Haft parde
The Angel
 1998 The Pear Tree
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Other Works:

Sings and plays the piano in Mohsen Namjoo's last album "Aakh" . See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Golshifte Farahani

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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The subjects that I am working are movies that say something. They are shouting or criticising something. I would hate to play a princess waiting for the prince to come and give her a kiss. See more »

Trivia:

The name "Golshifteh" was not accepted by the authorities as a proper name, so the name "Rahavard" was chosen as an "official" first name for her. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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