Asghar Farhadi

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Asghar Farhadi
Asghar Farhadi Cannes 2013.jpg
Farhadi at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1972-05-07) 7 May 1972 (age 50)[1]
Homāyūnshahr, Isfahan Province, Iran
Alma materTarbiat Modares University
University of Tehran
OccupationFilm director
film producer
Years active1997–present
Notable work
A Separation
About Elly
The Salesman
Spouse(s)Parisa Bakhtavar

Asghar Farhadi (Persian: اصغر فرهادی, born 7 May 1972 Homāyūnshahr, Isfahan) is an Iranian movie director and screenwriter. For his work as a director, he has received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film among other awards. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world by Time magazine in 2012.

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