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Karim Akbari-Mobarakeh dies from coronavirus

Iranian actor Karim Akbari-Mobarakeh dies of coronavirus complications.

Iranian actor and filmmaker Karim Akbari-Mobarakeh has passed away from coronavirus.

While many celebrities have been able to fully recover from coronavirus infections, some, sadly, have not been as lucky. ‘Imam Ali (AS)’ star Akbari-Mobarakeh died of COVID-19 complications on October 29 at the age of 67 in a hospital in Tehran.  

Mobarakeh, who worked for over 40 years as an actor, is best known to people for his starring role as Ibn Muljam al-Muradi in ‘Imam Ali (AS)’ TV series.

The actor took a massive risk by appearing as the murderer of the first Muslim Imam in the series chronicling the life of Imam Ali (AS) directed by Davoud Mir-Baqeri.

Mobarakeh also appeared in ‘The Mukhtar Narrative’ as Ahmar ibn Shomait. His other works also include ‘Sentenced to Heaven’ (2006), ‘Days of Life’ (2012) and ‘Eastern Melody’ (2013).

You can read an interview with the late actor, here.