Hedieh Tehrani

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Hedieh Tehrani
Born (1972-06-25) June 25, 1972 (age 42)
Tehran, Iran
Other names Hedyeh Tehrāni
Years active 1996–present
Awards Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress, 17th Fajr Film Festival
Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress, 24th Fajr Film Festival
Award for Best supporting Actress, Pyongyang International Film Festival

Hedieh Tehrani[1] (Persian: هديه تهرانی‎, born 25 June 1972, Tehran, Iran) is a Crystal Simorgh Fajr International Film Festival winning Iranian actress.[2] She is most noted for willingness to play mysterious, stony-faced and cold-hearted women. She began her acting career with Masoud Kimiai's Soltan (1996). For her appearance in Ghermez (1998) she received the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress from the 17th Fajr International Film Festival.[3]

Hediyeh Tehrani received the second Crystal Simorgh of her career from the 24th Fajr International Film Festival, for Fireworks Wednesday. In 2006 she appeared in Bahman Ghobadi's Niwemang. The film received the Gold Shell of the 54th San Sebastián International Film Festival.[4]

Early career[edit]

Mohammad Reza Sharifinia and Azita Hajian were the first ones to propose her a role for The Day of Incident. She auditioned for acting in Rooz-e Vaghe'e (aka The Day of Incident) but refused to cooperate and the role went to Ladan Mostofi.[5] Before acting in Sultan, she refused to play a part in Leila directed by Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui. Kianoush Ayari,then proposed her for acting in his movie, Boodan ya Naboodan and again she refused to play. Masoud Kimiayi was the first director who succeeded to have her playing in his film Sultan.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film English Title Role Director
1996 Soltan "The King" Maryam Koohsari Masoud Kimiai
1998 Ghermez "Red" Hasti Mashreghi Fereydoun Jeyrani
1998 Gharibaneh "As a Stranger" Behrokh Sabeti Ahmad Amini
1999 Shokaran "Hemlock" Sima Riahi Behrooz Afkhami
1999 Siavash "Siavash" Hedieh Tehrani Saman Moghaddam
1999 Dast-haye Aloodeh "Dirty Hands" Diba Sirus Alvand
2000 Party "The Party" Negar Aryani Saman Moghaddam
2000 Abi "Blue" Mahtab Hamid Labkhandeh
2001 Chatri Baraye Do Nafar "An Umbrella for Two" Yasaman Pakravan Ahmad Amini
2001 Zamaneh "Zamaneh" Zari Hamidreza Selahmand
2002 Khanei Ruye Aab "A House Built on Water" Jaleh Tirandaz Bahman Farmanara
2002 Kaghaz-e bi-khatt "Unruled Paper" Roya Royaei Naser Taghvai
2003 Abadan Abadan Mani Haghighi
2003 Donya Donya Donya Shadab Manoochehr Mosiri
2003 Dokhtar Irooni "Iranian Girl" Maryam Yazdani Mohhammad Hossein Latifi
2004 Jaei Baraye Zendegi "A Place to Live" Golchehreh Mohammadreza Bozorgnia
2004 Duel Duel Haniyeh Ahmadreza Darvish
2005 Yek Boos-e Koochooloo "A Little Kiss" Mysterious Woman\
The Death Angel
Bahman Farmanara
2005 Chashmhayam Khakestari Shod "My Eyes Became Gray" Davoud Rahmati
2005 "Shabaneh" "Nightly" Omid Bonakdar
2005 Be Sooye Ghoroub "Towards Sunset" Iraj Emami
2006 Chaharshanbe-soori "Fireworks Wednesday" Mozhde Samiei Asghar Farhadi
2006 Niwemang "Half Moon" Hesho Bahman Ghobadi
2006 Nasl-e Jadooyi "The Magic Generation" Iraj Karimi
2007 To Each His Own Cinema "To Each His Own Cinema" Hediyeh Tehrani (Herself) Abbas Kiarostami
2007 Shirin "Shirin" Woman in the Audience Abbas Kiarostami
2009 Farzand-e Sobh "The Son of Dawn" Khomeini's Nursemaid Behrooz Afkhami
2010 Haft Daghigheh Ta Payiz "Seven Minutes until Autumn" Mitra Alireza Amini
2010 Tehran 1500 "Tehran 1500" Nazi Bahram Azimi
2011 Pol-e Choobi "The Wooden Bridge" Nazli Mehdi Karampoor
2011 "Yek Chaharshanbe Mamooli" "An Ordinary Wednesday" Hassan Fathi
2012 "Ghalb-e Yakhi, Fasle 3" "Frozen Heart, Season 3" Sayeh Saman Moghadam

Awards and nominations[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Hedyeh, meaning Gift, is also transliterated as Hadyeh, Hadiyeh and Hediyeh. Although some pronounce Hedyeh (note the e instead of a), the latter pronunciation is incorrect in Persian, as it is Arabic. Hedyeh should be pronounced as Hed'yeh.
  2. ^ http://www.imvbox.com/cast/iranian/hediyeh-tehrani
  3. ^ 17th Fajr Film Festival Awards. Fajr International Film Festival, Retrieved October 5, 2006.
  4. ^ "Iranian Film Niwemang Obtains the Gold Shell of the 54th Festival of Cinema of San Sebastián" (in Spanish). IRNA. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2007-03-23. 
  5. ^ http://www.cinemaema.com/modules.php?name=TWNews&file=newsview&sid=2117
  6. ^ http://www.sourehcinema.com/People/FullBiography.aspx?Id=138112060066

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