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 46)[1]
Homāyūnshahr, Isfahan Province, Iran
NationalityIranian
Alma materTarbiat Modares University
University of Tehran
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, film producer
Years active1997–present
Notable workA Separation
About Elly
The Salesman
Spouse(s)Parisa Bakhtavar
ChildrenSarina
Saaghar

Asghar Farhadi (Persian: اصغر فرهادی‎, Persian pronunciation: [æsɢæɾ ɛ fæɾhɑdiː]; born 7 May 1972) 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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