Merila Zarei

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Merila Zarei
Merila Zarei.jpg
Zarei in 2013
Born Merila Zarei
(1974-04-14) April 14, 1974 (age 41)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Relatives Melika Zarei (sister)

Merilā Zāre'í (Persian: مریلا زارعی ‎, born April 14, 1974[1]) is an Iranian actress.


Graduated from Azad University of Tehran, during her studies she became interested in acting through Ezatollah Entezami's acting courses.

Her first movie was Patak by Ali Asghar Shadravan in 1994. She received the Crystal Simorgh for the best actress in a supporting role for The Friday's Soldiers (2005, Masoud Kimiayie), from the 23rd Fajr International Film Festival.[1] She is also the winner of best actress of 32nd Fajr International Film Festival.



  • Patak by Ali Ashghar Shadervan (1994)
  • Ruy-e Khat-e Marg directed by Shafi Aghamohammadian (1995)
  • Zan-e Sharghi directed by Rambod Lotfi (1996)
  • Khalabān directed by Jamal Shurjeh (1996)
  • Do Zan (Two Women) directed by Tahmineh Milani (1999)
  • Tekyeh bar bād directed by Dariush Farhang (1999)
  • Vākonesh-e Panjom (The 5th Reaction) directed by Tahmineh Milani (2001)
  • Eshgh-e Film directed by Ebrahim Vahidzadeh (2001)
  • Ham Nafas directed by Mehdi Fakhimzadeh (2002)
  • Mo'ādeleh directed by Ebrahim Vahidzadeh (2002)
  • Sizdah Gorbeh ruy-e Shirvāni directed by Ali Abdolalizadeh (2002)
  • Sarbāzhā-ye Jom'eh (The Friday's Soldiers) directed by Masoud Kimiayie (2002)
  • Mojarad'hā directed by Asghar Hashemi (2003)
  • Zan-e Ziyādi directed by Tahmineh Milani (2005)
  • Zāgros directed by Mohammad Ali Najafi (2004)
  • Hokm (Verdict) directed by Masoud Kimiayie (2004)
  • Pāpital (Hedera helix) directed by Ardeshir Shelileh (2005)
  • Dasthaye khali
  • Davat directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia
  • About Elly, directed by Asghar Farhadi (2009)
  • Keifar directed by Hassan Fathi
  • Digari directed by Mehdi Rahmani
  • Nader and Simin, A Separation, directed by Asghar Farhadi (2011)
  • Khabam Miad directed by Reza Attaran (2012)
  • Bear directed by Khosro Masumi
  • Khabam Miad directed by Reza Attaran (2012)
  • Hush Girls don't Scream directed by Pouran Derakhshandeh (2012)
  • Golden Regime directed by Reza Sobhani
  • Everything for sale directed by Amir Hossein Saghafi (2012)
  • Che directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia (2012)
  • Track 143 directed by Narges Abyar (2013)

TV series:

  • The Sea People directed by Sirous Moghadam


Personal life[edit]

She has a younger sister, Melika Zarei, who is also an actress.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Merila Zarei" (in Persian). Retrieved 2007-11-12. 

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