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Monday, December 8, 2008
Talabani’s wife invites Iranian comedian to Iraqi Kurdistan
Tehran Times Art Desk
TEHRAN -- Iraqi President Jalal Talabani’s wife invited Iran’s TV comedy king Mehran Modiri to Iraqi Kurdistan, Fars News Agency reported on Sunday.
Hiro Ibrahim Ahmed invited Modiri to acquaint the Iraqi people with his art during his sojourn and also to boost friendship between the Iraqi people and Iranians.
Modiri accepted her invitation and the official preliminaries of his trip are now in process.
She has previously invited Mohammadreza Shajarian accompanied by the Ava band, Homayun Shajarian, Shahram Nazeri and the Kamkar band to Iraq since there are many commonalities between residents of Iraq’s Kurdistan and Iranians.
Modiri is a prolific Iranian actor and television director who has directed several TV comedy series including “Flight 57”, “A Good Time”, “Excuse Me! Who Are You?”, “Plate 14”, “Grand Prize”, “Barareh Nights”, “Mozaffar Garden”, and his recent production “A Man with Thousand Faces.”
Photo: Iranian comedian Mehran Modiri in a scene from “A Man with Thousand Faces”