Actor Mohammad Moti to be remembered at Tehran’s Sangelaj Hall 

April 9, 2019

TEHRAN – A memorial service will be held Saturday in honor of late actor Mohammad Moti at Tehran’s Sangelaj Hall.

The stage and screen actor was found dead on March 20 at his home in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, the actor’s friend Sam Nobkhat announced. He was 75.

His body will be buried in Gothenburg on Thursday.

Moti was a graduate of theater and began his acting career in Mashhad in the 1950s.

He collaborated with many famous stage directors including Hamid Samandarian and Ezzatollah Entezmai all staged at Sangelaj.

Acting in the TV series “Sultan and the Shepherd”, “Amir Kabir”, “Hezardastan” and “Foggy Tabriz” are among other noteworthy credits of the actor.

The actor moved to Sweden in 1986 but returned home 20 years later and began to act in several movies and TV series. 

However, he was living both in Iran and Sweden in recent years. 

The ceremony has been organized by the Theater Forum and Iranian House of Cinema.

Photo: Actor Mohammad Moti in an undated photo. 

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