Bahram Radan

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Bahram Radan
بهرام رادان
Maritime Silk Road movie poster.jpg
Maritime Silk Road Movie Poster
Born Bahram Radan
(1979-04-28) April 28, 1979 (age 35)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Website
Official website

Bahram Radan (Persian: بهرام رادان ‎, born 28 April 1979) is an award-winning Iranian actor.

While working towards a degree in Business Management in college, Radan signed up for acting classes where he was discovered as an emerging talent. He got his first break when he was given an opportunity for his first role starring in the movie "The Passion of Love". The movie went on to achieve great success at the box office and was one of the top grossing movies of 2000. Radan has since starred in 27 movies and has become a popular household name in the Middle East, often referred to as one of the top 5 superstars of Iranian cinema. His extreme popularity caused Iranian authorities to ban his images from billboards in 2008, In 2010 he was chosen by United Nations as the first Iranian UN Ambassador Against Hunger.

He has recently ventured into music and released his first album, "The Other Side" in 2012. Music videos were created for three of the songs from the album: Jeegh (Scream), To Rafti (You Left) and Zamouneh (Era).

Radan has been exiled from Iran and currently resides in Toronto, where he is recording music for his forthcoming album.

Filmography[edit]

year title role note
1999 Shoor-e Eshgh (The Passion of Love) Kian
2000 Abi (Blue) Arastoo
2000 Saghi (Bartender) Reza Tehrani
2000 Avaz-e Ghoo (The Song of the Swan) Peyman Fadayi Family Films Festival Award (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001
Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001
Nominated for Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “Swan’s Cry”
2002 Roz-e Zard (Yellow Rose) Davood
2002 Atash (Thirst) Ashkan
2003 Gav khuni" (The River's End) Khashayar Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “The River’s End”, 7th Picture World Festival 2004
2003 Sham'i Dar Bad (Candle in the Wind) Farzin The Crystal Simorgh of The International Fajr Film Festival in 2004 for the best actor in a leading role
Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Candle in the Wind”
2003 Sarbaz-haye Jom'e (Friday's Soldiers) Asef
2004 Gilane Esmaeel
2004 Rastgari dar 8:20 (Salvation at 8:20) Taha Rahmani
2004 Tah-e Donya (The Ends of the Earth) Narrator
2004 Ezdevaj-e Soorati (Pink Marriage) Arian
2005 Hokm (Verdict) Sahand
2006 Taghato (Crossroads) Pedram
2006 Khoon bazi (Blood-play) Arash
2006 Santouri Ali Bolourchi The Crystal Simorgh of The International Fajr Film Festival in 2007 for the best actor in a leading role
2007 Chahar Angoshti (Four Finger) Foad
2007 Kan'an Ali
2008 "Bi Pooli" (Pennilessness) Iraj
2008 "Zadbum" (Birthplace)
2008 Tardid (Doubt) Siavash
2009 "Tehran 1500" (Tehran 2121) Javad
2009 "Karnavale Marg" (Death Carnival)
2010 "Yeki Az Ma Do Nafar" (One Of Us Two) Babak Saman
2010 "Adamkosh" (The Killer) Maziar Best Actor, Ladakh International Film Festival, India (LIFF) 2012
2011 "Maritime Silk Road" (Rahe Abiye Abrisham) Shazan
2012 "Pole Choubi" (Wooden Bridge) Amir
2013 "Naghsh e Negar" (Negar's Role)

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Best Actor, Ladakh International Film Festival, India (LIFF) for “The Killer”, 2012
  • “Young Artist of the Decade” Award, Best Artist of the Decade, 2007
  • Crystalline Roc Award (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Santoori (The Music Man)”, 25th Fajr Film Festival (The only actor under 30 years of age having won 2 Crystalline Roc Awards), 2007
  • Paramount Male Youth of the Year, National Youth Magazine (40 Cheragh), 2006
  • Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Candle in the Wind”, 2001
  • Crystalline Roc Award (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Candle in the Wind”, 22nd Fajr Film Festival (The youngest actor receiving a Crystalline Roc Award), 2004
  • Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “River’s End”, 7th Picture World Festival, 2004
  • Paramount Male Youth of the Year, National Youth Organization[disambiguation needed], 2004
  • First Iranian star attending Cannes Film Festival’s Red Carpet, 2004
  • Family Films Festival Award (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001
  • Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001
  • Nominated for Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “Swan’s Cry”

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