Shahla Riahi

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Shahla Riahi
Shahla Riahi.jpg
Shahla Riahi in 1970s
Ghodratzaman Vafadoost

(1927-02-07)7 February 1927
Died31 December 2019(2019-12-31) (aged 92)
Tehran, Iran
Resting placeBehesht-e Zahra Cemetery
OccupationActress, director
Years active1951–2000
Esmaeel Riahi
(m. 1942; died 2010)
Parent(s)Agha Sheykh Vafadoost (father)
Zahra Asgari (mother)[1]

Shahla Riahi (Persian: شهلا ریاحی‎, 7 February 1927 – 31 December 2019) was an Iranian actress and movie director. She was born in Tehran. In 1956, she became the first Iranian woman to direct a feature, with Marjan.[2] Her career as an actress includes more than 72 movies.

Riahi died on 31 December 2019 in Tehran at the age of 92.[3]

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  1. بیوگرافی کامل شهلا ریاحی به همراه عکس های کمتر دیده شده از آلبوم خانوادگی این بازیگر پیشکسوت
  2. "First Iranian female film director and actress Shahla Riahi in cinema". YouTube. 7 December 2012.
  3. Veteran Iranian actress Shahla Riahi passes away

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