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Learn About The Dynamic Actress, Shohreh Ghamar, And How She’s Taking Over The Iranian Movie Industry

Shohreh Ghamar is an actress whose name is recognized throughout her country. Born in Kurdistan, Iran, Shohreh started her Journey into the movie industry when she was a teenager; at the age of 16 to be precise.  

In this article, we will learn how Shohreh made a name for herself in the movie industry and how you can possibly apply these steps in your own journey to become the next big-screen Icon.


Carving out a name for yourself in any industry today is as difficult as ever and this is mostly due to the fact that the market is saturated with a lot of individuals who want their names to be heard. 

In her home country, Iran, as a 16-year-old, breaking into the big scene was quite hard; she lacked both financial support and the human connections she needed. For the regular upcoming movie star, this would have been a complete dream crusher, but Shohreh didn’t let this deter her. Shohreh’s goals and aspirations were bigger than all the drawbacks and hindrances. So far she’s achieved and is still achieving what she aspired for.  


For Shohreh, a noteworthy achievement has to be her rising above all the excessive fixation on facial and feminine beauty regardless of its status as a woman’s most important capital. 

As a result of the diversity of her roles on screen, she has worn various looks and donned diverse makeup combinations that differed in all aspects from her real looks.  This has given her the alias “Girl of Many Faces” in Iranian cinema. Being able to progress from wanting to be known for her looks to totally capitalizing on her skillset as an actress remains her biggest achievement. 

It’s been 11 years since her screen debut (Reflection). At the moment, she is in talks with Max Factory in France for a role in a historical cinematic piece. 


We all have that one thing that drives us to do remarkable things, you know! That thing that gives us the required motivation or pushes we need to set out on daring adventures. 

Well, Shohreh’s inspiration to tread the fashion industry came from Actress Meryl Streep. Her source of inspiration lies in the exceptional talent and amazing career of Hollywood legend Meryl Streep. Meryl Streep’s captivating acts played a large role in Shohreh’s acting career.  


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