Who is Golshifteh Farahani?
Golshifteh Farahani is a well-known Iranian actress, singer and musician. She played the character of ‘Shansa’ in the Hollywood film, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,’ in 2017.
Golshifteh Farahani Early Life.
Golshifteh Farahani was born on Sunday, 10 July 1983 in Tehran, Iran to the family of Behzad Farahani and her Mother, Fahimeh Rahimnia.
Golshifteh Farahani Career.
With the drama film “The Pear Tree (Derakht-e-Golabi),” directed by Dariush Mehrjui, Golshifteh Farahani launched her acting career. For her performance as “Mim” (also known as Mitra) in the movie, she received the Simorgh Prize for Best Actress at the Fajr Film Festival. Later, she made an appearance in the contentious movie “Haft Parde (Seven Acts),” which the Iranian government later decided to outlaw.
Two Angels, her subsequent film, was chosen for the Semaine de la Critique award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
The Iranian authorities throughout the nation also outlawed this movie. For her performance as “Eti” in the movie “Boutique,” she received Best Actress prizes from the Nantes Three Continents Festival and the House of Cinema Festival in Tehran (2003).
She also received recognition for her performance in the 2004 movie “Ashk-e Sarma (The Tear of the Cold)” at the Kazan International Film Festival.
Farahani has appeared in a number of films that have been outlawed in Iran, including “Niwemang (Half Moon),” “Bab’Aziz: Le prince qui contemplait son âme,” and “To Each His Cinema.” She played “Aisha” in the American spy thriller “Body of Lies.” In Iran, this movie received harsh criticism as well, and Farahani had to deal with a lot of hostility from the people there.
The most well-known movies Farahani was in during the following ten years were “There Be Dragons,” “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”
Golshifteh Farahani Education Background.
Goldshifteh Farahani Graduated at Goldshifteh Music High School, Iran.
She also did her graduation from Islamic Azad University, Tehran.
Golshifteh Farahani Net Worth.
Goldshifteh Net Worth is estimated to be USD$1-5Million Approx in 2022.
Golshifteh Farahani Family.
Theater director and performer Behzad Farahani is her father. Actress and painter Fahimeh Rahim Nia is her mother.
Shaghayegh Farahani, her older sister, is also an actress. Azarakhsh Farahani, her brother, is an actor and composer of music.
Golshifteh Farahani Boyfriend/Husband.
She married French producer and director Amin Mahdavi in 2003. 2011 saw the divorce of the couple, who had been married for eight years.
She reportedly wed French actor Louis Garrel in 2012, although their union reportedly barely lasted two years.
In 2015, she was allegedly dating Matthew Silver, an actor and producer.
Christos Dorje Walker, an Australian somatic psychotherapist, and she were divorced after two years of marriage in the same year they were married.
Golshifteh Farahani Personal Life.
Rahavard Farahani gave birth to Golshifteh Farahani in Tehran on July 10, 1983. She is the daughter of actor and theatrical director Behzad Farahani and Fahimeh Rahimnia. She attended a music school as a child and obtained her degree from Iran’s Azad University
y. Datahani got into difficulties in her native Iran when she posed naked in the French magazine “Madame Figaro.” The authorities informed her that she would not be welcomed back into the nation and that its citizens did not value her artistic principles.
Farahani has also advocated strongly for environmental causes and has been named Iran’s ambassador for the global fight against TB. She got French citizenship after being instructed not to go back to her own country and has been residing in Paris ever since.
She married Amin Mahdavi in 2003, but after ten years of marriage, they divorced. She moved to France and wed Christos Dorje Walker there in 2015. Two years later, the couple were divorced.
Golshifteh Farahani Awards and achievements.
- Best Actress (International Section) for Derakhte Golabi (The Pear Tree) in 1997 by Fajr International Film Festival.
- Prix d’ Interpretation Feminine for Boutique in 2004 by Three Continents Festival (Nantes, France).
- Best Actress for Mim Mesle Madar (M for Mother) in 2008 by Kazan International Film Festival.
- Best Actress for The Patience Stone in 2012 by Gijón International Film Festival.
- Best Actress for The Patience Stone in 2012 by Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
Golshifteh Farahani Controversy.
- In 2008, she was prohibited from traveling outside of Iran and from taking part in the Leonardo DiCaprio-starring Hollywood movie “Body of Lies.” She did, however, make an appearance in the movie.
- She was prohibited from going back to her own country in 2012 after posing topless for the French magazine “Madame Le Figaro.”
- She caused yet another uproar in 2012 when she was seen in “The Patience Stone” while nude.
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