Directed by Bahram Tavakkoli and produced by Saeed Malekan, the feature film on Iranian world champion’s life has entered the home market on Tuesday January 28, 2020.
The film depicts the Iranian world champion’s life from cradle to grave. The project is shot in three phases to show the hero’s childhood, teenagehood and adulthood.
Among the cast list are Atila Pesyani, Mahour Alvand, Hamid-Reza Azarang, Banipal Shoumoun, Parivash Nazariyeh, Behnoush Tabatabaee, Farhad Ayish, Siavash Tahmoures, Masoumeh Qasemipour, Setareh Pesyani, Alireza Goudarzi, and Shirin Yazdanbakhsh.
Tavakkoli’s film had its premiere as a contender at the 37th Fajr Film Festival in Iran. The film got 11 nominations at the event and succeeded to win two Crystal Simorgh awards in the categories of Best Cinematography and Best Set Design.
The flick also attended the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh, held on January 11-19, 2020.