Golshifteh Farahani is in Bollywood. But who is Golshifteh Farahani?

Golshifteh Farahani is in Bolywood movie aka comeback film of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. So lets know the actress Golshifteh Farahani.

Golshifteh Farahani (born July 10, 1983 in Tehran) is an acclaimed Iranian actress. She is the daughter of actor/theater director Behzad Farahani and sister of actress Shaghayegh Farahani.Golshifteh Farahani started studying music and playing the piano at the age of 5. At 12, she entered a music school in Tehran. After graduation, she was accepted at the Vienna Conservatory.

At the age of 14 she was cast as the lead in Dariush Mehrjui's The Pear Tree for which she won the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress from the International Section of the 16th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran. The win contributed to her decision to stay in Iran and choose a career in film over music.
She never boarded the plane to Vienna. Since then she has acted in 16 films, many of which have received international awards. For Boutique she won the Best Actress award from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival (France). In recent years she has acted in movies by some of Iran's best directors: Dariush Mehrjui's controversial film the Santoor Player, Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon (winner of the Golden Shell at the 2006 San Sebastian Film Festival) and the late Rasool Mollagholipoor's M for Mother (Iran's nominee for the 2008 Academy Awards for the Best Foreign Language Film category) for which she won the special prize of the jury for the Best Actress from the 37th Roshd International Film Festival.


1997 Derakht-e Golabi (The Pear Tree) Mim
Best Film at Chicago Film Festival

2000 Haft Pardeh (Seven Acts)

2001 Zamaneh Zamaneh

2002 Jayee Digar (Some other Place) Raha

2003 Do Fereshteh (Two Angels) Azar
selected for the Semaine de la Critique at Cannes Film Festival)

2003 Boutique Eti
Best Actress at Nantes Three Continents Festival

2004 Ashk-e Sarma (The Tear of the Cold) Ronak Best Film at Kazan Film Festival

2004 Bab Aziz Noor
Best Film at Muscat Film Festival

2005 Mahi-ha Ashegh Mishavand (Fish Fall in love)Touka (selected at Rotterdam Film Festival)

2005 Be Name Pedar (In the Name of The Father)habibeh Best Film at Fajr Film Festival

2006 Gis Borideh -Mariam

2006 Niwemang (aka Half Moon) Niwemang
Best film & Best Photography at San Sebastian Film Festival

2007 Mim Mesle Madar (aka M like Mother) Sepideh
Best Film at Rome International Festival of Cinema & Religion

2007 Santoori (The Santoor Player) Hanieh
People's Choice at Fajr Film Festival

2007 Hamisheh Paye Yek Zan Dar Miyan Ast (Cherchez La Femme) Mariam
People's Choice at Fajr Film Festival

2008 Divar (aka The Wall) Setareh

2008 Body Of Lies with Leonardo DiCaprio- Aisha

2009 Darbareye Elly (about elly)
Silver Bear for Best Director at Berlin Film Festival &
Best Film at Tribeca Film Festival &
Best Director and People's Choice awards at Fajr Film Festival

2010 There be dragons - Leila

2011 I'll kill you if you die - Siba

2011 Chicken with plums - Irane

2012 Sange Saboor

2012 Just like a woman

2013 My sweet pepperland - Govend

2013/14 Rumi's kimia - Kimia

2014 (Jon Stewart) Rosewater -

2014 (Ridley Scott) Exodus

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