Internationally recognized film star who won several best actress awards for her performances in Mim Mesle Madar and Ashk-e Sarma.
She started playing the piano at age five, and would start her formal music training at age 12.
She toured the United Stats in the 2013 stage production of A Private Dream.
She married Amin Mahdavi in 2003. They divorced in 2013. She married Christos Dorje Walker in 2015. Her sister, Shaghayegh Farahani, is also an actress.
She shared the screen with Russell Crowe in the 2008 spy drama Body of Lies.