Radan at the 34th Fajr Film Festival, February 2016
|Education||Islamic Azad University - Business Administration|
|Labels||Ali Oji Studio|
Bahram Radan (Persian : بهرام رادان, born 28 April 1979) is an Iranian actor.
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While studying Business Management in college, Radan signed up for acting classes where he was discovered as an emerging talent. He got his first break when he was given an opportunity for his first role starring in the movie The Passion of Love. The movie achieved great success at the Iranian box office and was one of the top-grossing movies of 2000. Radan has since starred in many movies and has become a popular household name in the Middle East,often referred to as one of the top five superstars of Iranian cinema. His extreme popularity caused Iranian authorities to ban his images from billboards in 2008. In 2010, he was chosen by United Nations as the first Iranian UN Ambassador Against Hunger.
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He has recently ventured into music and released his first album, The Other Side, in 2012. Music videos were created for three of the songs from the album: "Jeegh" (Scream), "To Rafti" (You Left) and "Zamouneh" (Era).
In June 2015, Radan tweeted support (in Persian) for the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage, and was compelled to delete the Tweet and forced to apologize after criticism from government-affiliated hardline media.Although The Guardian could not independently verify the claim, Iranian media reported that Radan had been summoned for questioning before the country's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, which vets films and cultural materials before their release.
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In 2008, Radan acted in Tardid which is based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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|year||Original title||English meaning||role||note|
|1999||Shoor-e Eshgh||The Passion of Love||Kian|
|2000||Avaz-e Ghoo||The Song of the Swan||Peyman Fadayi||Family Films Festival Award (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001|
Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Swan’s Cry”, 2001
Nominated for Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “Swan’s Cry”
|2002||Roz-e Zard||Yellow Rose||Davood|
|2003||Gav khuni||The River's End||Khashayar||Hafiz Statuette Award (Best Actor) for “The River’s End”, 7th Picture World Festival 2004|
|2003||Shami Dar Bad||Candle in the Wind||Farzin||The Crystal Simorgh of The International Fajr Film Festival in 2004 for the best actor in a leading role|
Nominated in “Cinema Home” Yearly Awards (Best Actor in a Leading Role) for “Candle in the Wind”
|2003||Sarbaz-haye Jom'e||Friday's Soldiers||Asef|
|2004||Rastgari dar 8:20||Salvation at 8:20||Taha Rahmani|
|2004||Tah-e Donya||The End of the World||Narrator|
|2004||Ezdevaj-e Soorati||Pink Marriage||Arian|
|2006||Santouri||The Music Man||Ali Bolourchi||The Crystal Simorgh of The International Fajr Film Festival in 2007 for the best actor in a leading role|
|2007||Chahar Angoshti||Four Finger||Foad|
|2009||Tehran 1500||Tehran 2121||Javad|
|2009||Karnavale Marg||Death Carnival|
|2010||Yeki Az Ma Do Nafar||One of the Two of Us||Babak Saman|
|2010||Adamkosh||The Killer||Maziar||Best Actor, Ladakh International Film Festival, India (LIFF) 2012|
|2011||Rahe Abiye Abrisham||Maritime Silk Road||Shazan|
|2012||Pole Choubi||Wooden Bridge||Amir|
|2014||Atash Bas 2||Ceasefire 2||Khosro|
|2014||Asre Yakhbandan||Ice Age|
|2015||Hekayate Asheghi||A Tale of Love||Ali|
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