The Iranian superstar will be competing for the Best Actor award at the 19th edition of the Spanish film event.
Behdad gained this nomination for his role in Reza Mirkarimi’s multiple award-winning feature film ‘Castle of Dreams’. Playing in this movie has brought ‘The Third Day’ star a number of other awards, including the best actor award at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in Turkey. The Shanghai Int’l filmfest also honored him with its best actor award.
Born in 1973, star in ‘The Orange Suit’ took his debut role in the movie ‘End Game’, a role that won him a nomination for Best Actor Crystal Simorgh at the 19th Fajr Int’l filmfest.
Ever since, he has conducted a fruitful artistic life playing in various flicks. Read more about the star here.
‘Castle of Dreams’ narrates the story of Jalal Moradi, a 42-year-old father of two and an incarcerated man. He has recently been discharged from prison after doing his time for the accidental killing of a family. Upon his release, he leaves his wife and kids and moves to another city.
Two years later, he must go back to his home town, as his wife is brain-dead. He is now about to take charge of his two kids but he is not ready simply because he cannot fulfill their dreams.
Besides Behdad, Mohammad Asgari, Zhila Shahi, Akbar Ayeen, Azadeh Nobahar, Mohammad Ashkanfar, Youna Tadayyon, and Alipour play roles in the movie.
The Imagineindia Film Festival aims to mostly show films from India. It, however, hosts film from other Asian countries to build and maintain a “more fluid relations among the Indian Subcontinent and Europe”, according to the events official website.
This year’s edition of the event, which is slated for September 24- October 8, has invited Mahtab Keramati and Mehdi Rahmani from Iran to be among its jury members.