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Tehran City Council to rename street after actor Jamshid Mashayekhi

April 7, 2019

TEHRAN – The Tehran City Council gave its approval on Sunday to rename Jeem Street in the Velenjak neighborhood, the location of the late Jamshid Mashayekhi’s house, after the legendary actor.

Mashayekhi, who starred in such acclaimed movies as “Kamalolmolk” and “Chrysanthemum”, died last Tuesday at the age of 85.

At Mashayekhi’s funeral on Saturday, his lifelong friend, Iraj Rad asked the Tehran City Council to rename a street in Tehran after the actor.

Photo: Actor Jamshid Mashayekhi in an undated photo. (IRNA)

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