Majid Majidi is an Irani film director, film producer and screenwriter. He is said to be an all-rounder not just because he has all three filming talents in him but because his films are never always of the same type rather each film is of its own genre. Here are few facts on this super-star-
- Majidi is from an Iranian middle-class family from Tehran.
- At the age of 14 Majid started acting in theatre groups and also studied at the institute of Dramatic Arts in Tehran. He has also acted in films like Boycott (1985).
- Majidi’s film “Children Of Heaven” was the first irani film nominated for the Academy Award For The Best Foreign Language Film.
- Majidi was one amongst the group of five directors to be invited by the Beijing Government to make a short documentary film on Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
- AR Rahman is to compose for Majidi’s next film.
- Majidi Majid, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Jaipur International Film Festival.
Few of his movies
1. The Color Paradise
2. The Song Of Sparrow
An interview with Majid Majidi-
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