The Most Successful Iranian Actresses After The Revolution

In this article, we will introduce you to the most successful Iranian actresses after the revolution in this country.

The Most Successful Iranian Actresses

Leila Hatami

Leila Hatami is an Iranian actress and director. She is known for her work in Iranian cinema, including her performance in the Academy Award-winning film A Separation, for which she won the Silver Bear Award for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival. 

Niki Karimi

Nikki Karimi is an Iranian actress, director, and screenwriter.

Hedieh Tehrani

Hedieh Tehrani is an Iranian actress. She is most noted for the willingness to play mysterious, stony-faced and cold-hearted women. She began her acting career with Masoud Kimiai’s Soltan. For her appearance in Ghermez, she received the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress from the 17th Fajr International Film Festival.

Mahnaz Afshar

Mahnaz Afshar is an Iranian actress who has been active since 1998 with acting in cinema and television series

Fatemeh Motamed-Arya

Fatemeh Motamed Arya or Simin Motamed Arya. She is a multi-award-winning Iranian actress. She first got involved in theater during her teen years and received her degree in theater from Tehran Art Institute.

Taraneh Alidoosti

Taraneh Alidoosti is an Iranian actress. In a poll conducted among 130 film critics by Senate Cinema magazine, she was voted the best Iranian movie actress of the decade. She has been suggested to be one of the best actresses in Iran.

Baran Kosari

Baran Kosari is an Iranian actress, model, and designer. She is the daughter of director Rakhshan Bani Etemad and film producer Jahangir Kosari.


Susan Taslimi

Susan Taslimi is an Iranian actress, film director, theatre director, and screenwriter. She emigrated from Iran in 1989, now living and working in Sweden

Mahtab Keramati

Mahtab Keramati is an Iranian actress. In 2006 she was appointed as UNICEF National Ambassador in Iran.


Negar Javaherian

The Most Successful Iranian Actresses

Negar Javaherian is an Iranian film and theater actress and translator. Her noted movies are The Book of Law by Maziar Miri and Khabgah-e Dokhtaran by Mohammad Hussein Latifi. She also acted as Fakhri in Zire Tigh, a TV series directed by Mohammad Reza Honarmand.

Vishka Asayesh

Vishka Asayesh is an Iranian actress, set designer and an art director. She obtained a degree in set design from the U.K. She is also a sculptor and has exhibited her artworks at Etemad Gallery in Tehran in 2012.


Pegah Ahangarani

Pegah Ahangarani is an Iranian actress and Film director. She is the daughter of actress and director Manijeh Hekmat and movie director Jamshid Ahangarani. She has acted in 11 Iranian feature films since 2001 and made one documentary.

Hanieh Tavassoli

Hanieh Tavassoli is an Iranian actress. She is the winner Crystal Simorgh for Best actress in Fajr International Film Festival 2012. Height:168


Sahar Dolatshahi

Sahar Dolatshahi is an Iranian film, television and stage actress. She is a graduate of the Department of Dramatic and Translational Literature in French. In the film “Gold and Copper” directed by Homayoun Asadiyan in 2011, she was nominated for the Best Female Actor Award from the 14th Cinema House Celebration

Golshifteh Farahani

Golshifteh Farahani is an Iranian actress, musician, and singer. Golshifteh has acted in 25 films, many of which have received international recognition.

Tannaz Tabatabaei

Tannaz Tabatabaei is an Iranian actress. She is a graduate of Theater from the University of Tehran.

Source: Wikipedia

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