Reza Naji is an Iranian actor and an iconic figure of Iranian cinema.Naji started his career in theater when he was a teenager. While serving in the Iranian army, he continued to perform in different roles. His first role in a film goes back to 1997 in Children of Heaven, which proved to be a breakthrough. For playing the role of Ali's father, director Majid Majidi was seeking an actor with an Azeri accent, and Naji was carefully selected from a group of 2,500 actors tested for the role. Since then, he has played several roles in Iranian films. Among his most notable performances is his appearance in "The Song of Sparrows", directed by renowned film director Majid Majidi, for which Naji won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, and Best Performance by an Actor at the 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
Movies & TV shows
Sasan and Bahram are back to Iran and Alice is with them too. Babak's father and Sasan's mother come to airport to take them home but they don't know that they are married. Meanwhile Bahram takes the ...
There is an old house in which some people are living without its owner's permission. Once, the people living there find out that the owner of the house will be back to his home by the night and...
We Are All Together
The adventure of a plane crash with passengers who have different secrets; the secrets that are not supposed to remain hidden forever...
Two youngsters Bahman and Nader who must go to the military service and are searching for a way to escape from that meet each other and become friends. This friendship is the beginning of many trouble...
Ghodrat Samadi wants to become a member of parliament, but he has a reputation for recklessness and taking arbitrary action. Deciding his best course of action is negotiating with assorted parties and...
Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection
Arjang, A 50-year old man, has loved Roya from his childhood years but he has failed to marry her due to some reasons. Roya migrates to the united states with her family due to some social restriction...
Nasi spends months after release from prison, watching the films and memorizes all the lines. He then travels around to perform the films as a one man show on a bench. Gradually he forms a theatre gro...
Ziba and I
On a rainy cold night, Raheleh cannot survive travail and dies before her husband Mousa arrives home. For the rest of life, Mousa accuses himself for her death. He devotes himself and his ...
Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared, since the onset o...
Wind Blows in the Meadow
Shooka, a spirited, hardworking girl from an Iranian mountain village is to be married in an arranged marriage. Shokrollah, her neighbor with Down syndrome, has been head over heels in love...
The Song of Sparrows
When a man replaces his daughter's hearing aid, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Tehran is not familiar to him. His honor and honesty, plus traditional authority over his inve...
Kaveh ( Mohammad Reza Foroutan ) and Aban ( Khazar Masoumi ), a young couple who fell in love with the heroes of our story, are foreshadowed by Bijan, Ali and Said looking for them for gardens such as...
The Little Bird Boy
With his father in jail, probably for smuggling alcohol across the barbed-wire border, Behruz and his family are destitute. His love of birds and talent for imitating their songs land him the unhappy ...
In a building site in Tehran, a young Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to a young Afghan worker. Lateef resents his displacement when he is given heavier tasks to compensate. Lateef discovered tha...
Birth of a Butterfly
Tensions abound in the relationships featured in the three episodes which make up the film - that between two young children and their stepfather, a cripple setting off alone on a pilgrimage without t...
Tunnel 18 (Persian: تونل 18) is a 1997 Iranian Historical drama film written and directed by Hossein Shahabi (Persian: حسین شهابی)
Children of Heaven
Ali lost Zohre's shoes. Zohre doesn't have shoes until they come up with an idea, and they will share one pair of shoes. The school year is about to start.
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