Aida Mohammadkhani

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Aida Mohammadkhani (Persian: آیدا محمدخانی‎‎, born on June 2, 1988) is an Iranian actress working in Persian film. She is best known for her portrayal of an innocent child who lost her money on the way to buy goldfish from the market, in the film The White Balloon (1995) directed by Jafar Panahi.

Aida Mohammadkhani
Born (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 29)
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994 - 1998

Ali Akbar (Father)

Azra Mohammadi (Mother)

Early life[edit]

Aida was born in Tehran. She is the second eldest among four siblings.

Film & Television Career[edit]

In 1995 Mohammadkhani made her acting debut in the award winning film The White Balloon, playing the child protagonist Aida, a film by Jafar Panahi at the age of seven years. Aida then acted in Raaz Mina (1996), directed by Abbas Rafei, and another Ebrahim (1998) directed by Hamidreza Mohseni.

Mohammadkhani also worked in the Iranian television serial (Persian: سرزمين سبز) and "Street Rain" (Persian: کوچه های باران).

Personal life[edit]

Mohammadkhani received her master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Alzahra University. She is a PhD student in Cognitive Neurosciences at school of cognitive sciences in the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM).

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