Shahab Hosseini to star in new film ‘Narges’
Art and Experience: Crew to Iran film ‘Narges’ with the starring role of Shahab Hosseini has announced production start.
Directed by first-time director Payam Eskandari, the film shoot has recently kicked off with no inclusive public announcement.
Award-winner Iranian megastar Shahab Hosseini is to play a leading role in ‘Narges’ which is to gear up for the 37th Fajr Film Festival in Iran.
Hosseini has been working with many first-time directors for the last two years.
Plot summery to ‘Narges’ has not been revealed yet.
Born in 1974, Hosseini started his TV career with hosting the TV show ‘Oxygen’ and then appeared in TV series such as ‘After the Rain’ in 2000.
His cinematic debut was in ‘Rokhsareh’. His acting career took off with his performance in movies such as ‘Fifth Reaction’ for which he was nominated for a Golden Statue from the Iran Cinema Celebration.
His great performance in ‘Candle in the Wind’ saw him nominated for the Golden Statue for best actor in a supporting role from the Iran Cinema Celebration and a Fajr International Film Festival’s Crystal Simorgh.
In 2009, his outstanding performance in ‘Superstar’ won him a Crystal Simorgh from the Fajr International Film Festival.
In 2011, he won the prestigious Silver Berlin Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for his memorable role in ‘A Separation’. The role also earned him a nomination for the Chlotrudis Award at the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film.
Hosseini won the best actor award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his role in Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’.
In 2013 he experienced directing with ‘The Resident of the Middle Floor’ and later he directed ‘Come with Me’ in 2015.