Kioumars Pourahmad to direct new film ‘Blade and Cashmere’
Art and Experience: Iranian director, Kioumars Pourahmad’s latest project ‘Blade and Cashmere’ is to be produced soon.
The pre-production of the film will end by end of October and the shooting will kick off in a month.
Popular ifilm stars Houman Barghnavard, Pejman Bazeghi and Mehran Rajabi are the main cast of the film.
Born in 1949, Iranian director, playwright, producer and editor Kioumars Pourahmad entered film industry by writing the screenplay for a movie made by Mohsen Taqvaee which was produced for children.
His other memorable movies include ‘Shame’ (1991), ‘Winter Solstice’ (2001), ‘Ice Flower’ (2004) and ‘The Night Bus’ (2006).
His most popular series ‘The Stories of Majid’ (1991) was originally produced for young audience, but quickly became a national hit among all age groups. It was through this series that his mother, Parvindokht Yazdanian launched her acting career as the loveable grandmother “Bibi”.
Pourahmad has also directed other popular television series ‘Clue’ (1996) and ‘Open Parenthesis’ (2009-2010).
He won a Crystal Simorgh from the 14th Fajr Film Festival for directing ‘Strange Sisters’ (2005).