|“Che” cast and crew commemorate Chamran||
Producer Mehdi Karimi, director Ebrahim Hatamikia and main members of the cast Fariborz Arabnia, Saeid Rad, Merila Zarei, Babak Hamidian and Esmaeil Soltanian attended the ceremony in the Behesht Zahra Cemetery and laid flowers on Chamran’s grave.
“We feel it is our duty to come here to commemorate Martyr Chamran today,” he told the Persian service of the Fars News Agency.
“Che” will depict 48 hours of Chamran’s life on August 16 and 17, 1979. Arabnia will play the role of Chamran in the film.
The film will be produced under the auspices of the Farabi Cinematic Foundation, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
The Iranian commander of several military operations in the warzones of Kordestan and Khuzestan regions during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war was killed in a mortar attack in the Dehlaviyeh region near Ahvaz in 1981.
He had completed his Ph.D. in electronics and plasma physics with excellent grades from the University of California at Berkeley.
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