Birthday: 17-04-1959
Age: 59
Star sign: Taurus

Iranian-born Majid Majidi is a notable superstar who has significantly contributed to the advancement of the film industry. His Zodiac sign is Aries, and he has successfully masterminded the success of 15 movies and documentaries. This great film icon is aged 57 and has over four awards due to his unparalleled contributions to the entertainment industry. Majid Majidi is a widely known and esteemed film director. His vibrant role as a producer has made waves in the movie industry. This icon was born on 17 April 1959 in the city of Tehran. His parents were of an affordable social status which helped impact in him a good but not extravagant lifestyle. He spent the early years of his life in the metropolitan area of Tehran and had exposure to the movie industry.

This great city had the best theaters and institutions that could enhance acting skills in a prolific individual. This ideal environment enabled Majid Majidi to study at the Institute of Dramatic Arts in Tehran where his passion for the movie industry grew. He participated actively in some theater groups in Tehran. He began his career as a film actor in 1981 just after the revolution in Iran ended. His contributions have uplifted the movie industry to greater heights. He is happily married and has two lovely children. In 1985 he played an indispensable acting role in "Boycott''. Majidi's passion as a film actor and his accumulated experience provided the kickstart platform for the birth of the greatest Iranian film director of all times.

He was the mastermind behind the success of the 1997 film called "Children of Heaven". His outstanding skills as a movie director led to the nomination of "Children of Heaven" for the prestigious Academy Award. This award aimed at recognizing the best films acted in a foreign language. This movie received the best film award in 1999 during the 11th International Film Festival in Poland and many other awards of great valor. His first appearance as a movie director was in 1992 when he directed the film titled "Baduk", and presented it at Cannes Films Festival in the presence of distinguished movie directors. In February 1999,"Color of Paradise" a 90 minutes film in the Persian language was released and it made a great impact around the world.

The influence of "Color of Paradise" was incredible to the extent of being distributed by the renowned "Sony Pictures Classics". His exceptional skill as the director in the film "Baran" is worth noticing. "Baran" is a 94 minutes film released in 2001. Majid Majidi won some international awards like "2001 Grand Prix of the Americas Award" at the Montreal Film Festival. 2005 marked the release of the inspirational film titled "The Willow Tree. "Majid Majidi was both the producer and the director of "The Willow Tree" officially released on the 11th of August 2005. Majidi demonstrated his creativity and talent in 2008 through the film "The Song of Sparrows" whose expansive splendor enabled its selection as the opening movie for the prestigious Visakhapatnam International Film Festival in Andhra Pradesh.

He directed some documentaries such as "Nava ashore" in 2008, "Olympics in the Camp" in 2003 and "Reza Rezvan" in 2007. A striking aspect of Majid's films is the manner in which the films terminate. His films mesmerize the viewers and stimulate a contemplation on the flow of events in the life of a human being. The films sometimes contain scenes that move the viewer to tears. He has won many awards for his creativity in the film industry. These awards include "Oecumenical Special Award" at the 25th Montreal Film Festival(2001),"Grand Prix de Ameriques" and "Grand Prix for Americas Best Film"(1999).


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