Shahab Hosseini Biography, Movies and TV Shows
Seyyed Shahab Hosseini (شهاب حسینی) is a well-known Iranian superstar.
He was born on February 3rd, 1974, in Tehran, but his family is initially from Ramsar, a city in the north of Iran.
|Age||February 3rd, 1974 (47)|
|Spouse||Parichehr Ghanbari (m. 1996)|
Shahab Hosseini Education
He has a high school diploma in humanities. He later enrolled in university in a psychology field, but he dropped out and did not complete his studies.
He dropped out of university to join his uncle in Canada, where he wished to move, but still, he lives in Iran and didn’t migrate to Canada.
His family is initially from Ramsar in Mazandaran province, and he has one brother named Mahdi, a musician, and two sisters who we don’t know their names.
Also, he was the first child and the playful kid of his family. His father, Seyyed Fakhreddin Hosseini, was a teacher interested in translating and writing books, and he published several translated novels. Shahab Hosseini’s father died in February 2015.
His mother was a social worker, and because of her job, they had to move to Khorram Abad in Lorestan province for some years during his childhood.
Marriage and Wife
Shahab married Parichehr Ghanbari (پریچهر قنبری), who was his colleague in theatre. These two married in 1995 when Shahab was only 22 years old.
They have two sons named Mohammad Amin, born in 2003, and Amir Ali, born in 2011. This couple is still happily together.
When Did Shahab Hosseini Start Acting?
Shahab Hosseini began acting at the age of 19 in 1992 by attending Samandarian master courses. Within a year, he had managed to learn varieties of acting skills.
In 2000, he had his television debut in the series “After the Rain” In 2002. Also, he acted in his first movie in Amir Ghavidel’s film, “Rokhsareh.”
“After the Rain”
پس از باران
The first television series Shahab played a role in was “After the Rain,” which became popular among Iranians.
His role was Ali, and he played with well-known actresses like Soraya Ghasemi and Katayoun Riahi. “After the Rain” is one of those shows that Iranians still recall as a powerful piece of work.
The second television series that Shahab Hosseini acted in was “Police Javan”(Young Police) in 2001.
Shahab played the leading role named Yunes, who became the police and searched for the murderer of his father.
After playing in this television show, he became more popular among Iranians.
His first performance in the movie started with “Rokhsareh” in 2002, and he played with other famous Iranian actresses like Mitra Hajjar and Mahsa Mahjoor.
These first movies paved the way for his successful career.
Shahab Hosseini’s Successful Works
Most of the movies or series he acted in became a success, and in this section, we will introduce some successful works of Shahab Hosseini.
Flying Passion (شوق پرواز)
This television series was released in 2011. The story is about Abbas Babaei, one of the most distinguished iranian pilots during the war with Iraq. This Tv show was a success and also got popular among people.
A Candle in the Wind (شمعی در باد)
In his first years of acting, he played in this movie, and he was nominated for a Crystal Simorgh Award for Best Supporting Actor at the Fajr Festival for his role as Babak.
Salvation at 8:20 (رستگاری در 28 دقیقه)
In 2005, he acted as Foad in this movie and was nominated as the Best Supporting Actor at Fajr Festival.
This movie was a great success because of Shahab’s professional acting. He played the role of Javid in 2007. Javid was a medical student who fell in love with his classmate. The story continues with him proving his love.
He won the Best Actor Award at Fajr Film Festival for acting in this movie.
This movie, released in 2009, is one of those films that no Iranian can say they haven’t watched.
The story is about a girl and boy who have different thinking and lifestyles but fall in love anyway. The movie has such a sweet outline that we recommend you watch it.
“Heartbroken” was a big step for Shahab Hosseini to more success and fame.
About Elly (درباره الی)
A movie full of superstars was released in 2009 and got several awards.
Shahab played in this movie with other superstars like Golshifteh Farahani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Peyman Moaadi, and some others.
Shahab and the movie itself received numerous local and international awards.
At the Fajr Festival, Hosseini won the Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor for acting in this movie.
“Superstar” was released in 2009 and received a lot of attention in a short period of time.
Separation of Nader And Simin (جدایی نادر از سیمین)
Here is the most memorable movie from Shahab Hosseini. “Separation of Nader And Simin” was the movie in which Shahab got his first international award.
He, along with other male actors of this movie, won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011. Also, he received several other local awards.
“Separation of Nader And Simin” got famous worldwide, and you can easily download it with English subtitles.
The Painting Pool (حوض نقاشی)
In 2013, Tehran saw the release of this Iranian drama. It’s about a child and his mentally sick parents.
Shahab Hosseini act a a father. Playing in “The Painting Pool” proved that Shahab can play in any genre and still be the best.
Also, he got the Special Award for Best Actor at the Lisbon Film Festival.
The Salesman (فروشنده)
“The Salesman” was released in 2016 and directed by Asghar Farhadi.
In 2016, he had a tremendous year, winning Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in The Salesman.
The Iranian people were delighted to get this award, which was the first in Iranian cinema’s history.
He got the Best Actor Award at the American Action Film Festival for his role in “Hush! Girls Don’t Scream” in the same year.
Shahab as a Director
In 2014, Shahab Hosseini made his directorial debut with “Resident of the Middle Floor,” a film about a man who moves into a new building and encounters unexpected experiences.
With Alireza Nesai and Sina Azin, he directed the short film “Come with me” in 2016. “The Residents of Nowhere” is his most recent film as a director in 2018.
In the next section, we prepared most of the movies and Tv series he played.
Shahab Hosseini’s movies
|This wwomanomen doesn’t talk||Ahmad Amini||2002|
|Zahr-e Asal||Ebrahim Sheibani||2003|
|A Candle in the Wind||Pouran Derakhshandeh||2003|
|The Fifth Reaction||Tahmineh Milani||2003|
|Elahe-ye Zigorat||Rahman Rezaei||2003|
|Gheseye Eshgh||Bijan Birang||2003|
|Salvation at 8:20||Sirus Alvand||2005|
|Homicide Online||Masoud Abparvar||2005|
|Pishnahad Panjah Milioni||Mehdi Sabbaghzadeh||2005|
|Baghe Aloche||Behrouz Shoeibi||2005|
|Gheyre Montazereh||Mohammad Hadi Karimi||2006|
|Bachehaye Abadi||Pouran Derakhshandeh||2006|
|Istgahe Behesht||Nader Moghaddas||2006|
|Flags of Kaveh’s Castle||Mohammad Nourizad||2008|
|Niloofar||Sabine El Gemayel||2008|
|About Elly||Asghar Farhadi||2009|
|Parse Dar Meh||Bahram Tavakoli||2010|
|Final Whistle||Niki Karimi||2011|
|A Separation||Asghar Farhadi||2011|
|Lovely Trash||Mohsen Amiryoussefi||2012|
|Hush! Girls Don’t Scream||Pouran Derakhshandeh||2013|
|Five Stars||Mahshid Afsharzadeh||2014|
|Final Exam||Adel Yaraghi||2015|
|The Salesman||Asghar Farhadi||2016|
|My Brother Khosrow||Ehsan Biglari||2016|
|The Night||Babak Naderi||2020|
|Any Day Now||Hamy Ramezan||2020|
|Drunk on Love||Hassan Fathi||2020|
In the following table, you can see most of the television series he played.
|After the Rain||Saeed Soltani||2000|
|Young Police||Siroos Moghaddam||2001|
|Tabe Sard||Alireza Afkhami||2003|
|Zero Degree Turn||Hassan Fathi||2007|
|Flying Passion||Yadollah Samadi||2011|
|Sarzamine Kohan||Kamal Tabrizi||2014|