Bahareh Rahnama

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Bahareh Rahnama
Bahareh Rahnama.jpg
Bahareh Rahnama in 2008
Born (1973-12-01) December 1, 1973 (age 43)
Arak, Iran
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Peyman Ghasem Khani (1992–2016, separated)
Children Paria (b. 1997)
Parent(s) Jalal Rahnama (Father)
Parvin Ghaem Maghami (Mother)
Website Official weblog

Bahareh Rahnama (Persian: بهاره رهنما‎‎, born December 1, 1973 in Arak[1]) is an Iranian actress.[2]

Early life[edit]

She was born on December 1, 1973 in Arak, Iran. Her father, Jalal Rahnama is a businessman and her mother, Parvin Ghaem maghami is an actress. They moved to Tehran in early 1980.[3]


Rahnama earned Bachelor’s degrees in Legal Rights and Persian Literature and a Master’s degree in Dramatic Literature.

She also took screenwriting and acting courses, and worked as a journalist.

Her debut movie was ‘Viber’ in 1991.

Besides being a theatre, television and film actress, Rahnama is also a writer.

She has collaborated in writing for ‘The Nights of Barareh’ (2005), ‘Mozaffar’s Garden’ (2006) and ‘Shams-ol-Emareh’ (2009) series.

Rahnama also published a book entitled ‘Seven Nights in a Month’, which is a collection of her notes from her personal blog over 7 years.

The Iranian actress has played roles in various movies, such as ‘Tambourine’ (2007), ‘St. Petersburg’ (2009), ‘No Men Allowed’ (2010), ‘Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus’ (2010), Laughter in the Rain (2011) and ‘Sensitive Level’ (2013).

She has also appeared in series, including ‘The Story of a City’ (2000), ‘I'm a Tenant’ (2003), ‘The Man of a Thousand Faces’ (2007) and ‘Goodbye Child’ (2012).

Selected filmography[edit]


Title Year Role Notes
Afee 1993 Azam
Asheghaneh 1993 Elahe
Ghazal 1994 Akram
Bazghasht Be Khane 1995 Simin TV Series
Ey Nasim Baran 1996 Nasim Theathre
Badamhaye Talkh 1997 Shahla
Bachehaye Bad 1999 Merila
Nan, Eshgh & Motor Hezar 2000 Baraan
Pish Az Ashnaee 2000 Roz Theathre
Dastan Yek Shahr 2 2000 Manijeh TV Series
Mola Sadra 2000 Elham TV Series
Gav Khoni 2002 Nina
Man Yek Mostajeram 2003 Yeganeh TV Series
Panjareha 2005 Narges Theathre
Zir Zamin 2006 Rozita TV Film
Tofigh Ejbari 2007 Shahla
Dah Raghami 2007 Pone
Dayere Zangi 2008 Shoeleh
Mard-e Hezar-Chehreh 2008 Ghoghnos TV Series
Char Changoli 2008 Sima
Bazi 2008 Hedyeh Short Film
Ma'mor Badragheh 2008 Kiyana TV Series
Khodaye Koshtar 2008 Sarah Theathre
Hamlet Ba Salade Fasl 2009 Negin Theathre
Gav Sandoogh 2009 Reyhaneh TV Series
Dastanhaye Interneti 2009 Zahra
Popak & Mash Mashaalah 2010 Roya
Ma 3 Nafar 2010 Parmida
Saint Petersburg 2011 Nazanin
Mikhaham Ba Mosio Molaghat Konam 2011 Popak Theathre
Vorood Aghayan Mamnoe 2011 Mrs. Aghasi

Political careers[edit]

Bahareh Rahnama wearing green in 2009 in support of Mousavi

She supported Mir-Hossein Mousavi in 2009 Presidential election. She meet with Zahra Rahnavard, Mousavi's spouse on May 2009 and was one of the members of Mir-Hossein Mousavi presidential campaign.[4] She is one of the writers of Chelcheragh, a weekly social magazine printed in Iran.

Personal life[edit]

She married Peyman Ghasem Khani in 1992. Peyman is an Iranian screen writer who mostly worked with Mehran Modiri. They have a daughter named Paria who was born in 1997. Paria has acted with her mother in two films, including Bano and Mard-e Hezar-Chehreh. Her mother, Parvin is also acted in TV series since 2004. Her brother in law, Mehrab Ghasem Khani is also a writer and his spouse, Shaghayegh Dehghan is actress.[5]


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