Golshifteh Farahani is a popular Iranian and french actress and singer. Farahani works in 35 films and many of the films are received International recognition. In 2014 she nominated for the Most promising actress award for the Franch-Afghan War film ‘The Patience Stone’.
Golshifteh Farahani Wiki/Biography
On 10 July 1983 Farahani was born on Tehran, Iran. Her born name is Rahavard Farahani. By profession, Golshifteh is an actress, Singer, and Musician. In 1997 she started her acting career. She won the best actress award for Boutique from the 26th annual film festival ‘ Nantes Three Continents Festival’.
Height (approx)– 5’6″
Weight (approx)– Not Known
Eye Color– Black
Skin Tone– Brown Type
|Born Name||Rahavard Farahani|
|Birth Place||Tehran, Iran|
|Date of Birth||10 July 1983|
|Occupation||Actress, Singer, and Voiceover artist|
Golshifteh is the daughter of Behzad Farahani. Her father is a Theatre director and actor and her mother’s name is Fahimeh Rahim Nia. She has one sister name is Shaghyegh Farahani (She is also an actress).
In 1998 Golshifteh started her career in the Iranian drama film ‘The Pear Tree’. Her name is Mim in the film. For her role in this film, she receives a Simorgh Prize for the best actress category at the Fajr film festival.
In 2012 She starred in Atiq Rahimi’s direct film ‘The Patience Stone’. This film receives the most positive review.
In 2016 Farahani played a lead role in Jim Jarmusch’s direct American drama film ‘Paterson’ as Laura. In this film, Farahani works with American actor ‘Adam Driver’.
The film receives a 96% approval from Rotten Tomatoes Movie site and receives an extremely positive review.
Golshifteh played a sea witch Shansa in 2017 American Swashbuckler fantasy film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’.
In 2020 she played a Nik Khan role in Sam Hargrave direct American action thriller film ‘Extraction’.
Some of her Other works
Not only movies she involved in environmental issues and is an advocate for Tuberculosis eradication in Iran.
Golshifteh is Kooch Neshin Band member and they won the second Tehran Avenue underground rock Competition.
Golshifteh team up with another Iranian Musician name is Mohsen Namjoo and their album ‘Oy’ was released in October 2009.
She took the 6th place in the annual independent critic’s Beauty list in 2014.
She permanently moved to Paris and worked with many directors like Hiner Saleem, Roland Joffe, and Marjane Satrapi.
Iranian Govt banished her because of her work in Western Film ‘Body of Lies’ in 2008.
Golshifteh receives so much criticism for her nude scene in ‘The Patience Stone’ film.
Madame Le Figaro banned her from returning her homeland because she shoots topless photoshoot for French Magazine.
Golshifteh Farahani Spouse/Husbands/Relationships
In 2003 Farahani married the French director Amin Mahadavi. The couple separated in 2011.
After one year in 2012, Golshifteh Farahani married the French actor Louis Garrel. After two years of marriage, they separated in 2014.
In 2015 she married Matthew Silver an Actor and Producer. In 2017 they divorced.
Awards and Nominations
She won many awards and also nominated for many awards. Here is the list
|1997||Fajr International Film Festival||Best actress from the international section||For her film ‘The Pear Tree’||Won Award|
|2004||Three Continents Festivals|
House of Cinema Festival
The Tear of the Gold
|2006||Kazan International Film Festival||Best Actress||The Tears of Gold Film||” “|
|2007||Roshd International Film Festival|
Kowsar Film Festival
|Special prize for the best actress|
|M for Mother||Won|
|2008||Kazan International Film Festival|
Asolo Film Festival
Eleonora Duse Award
|M for Mother||Won|
|2012||Gijon International Film Festival|
Abu Dhabi Film Festival
|The Patience Stone||Won|
Golshifteh Farahani Movies
Her movies lists include
|1997||The Pear Tree||Mitra|
|2000||Seven Acts||The Angel|
|2004||The Tear of the Gold||Ronak|
|2007||To Each His Cinema||Self|
|2010||I Will Kill You if You Die||Siba|
|2011||There Be Dragons||Leila|
|2012||The Patience Stone||The Woman|
|2013||My Sweet Pepperland||Govend|
|2017||The Song of Scorpions||Nooran|