Date of Birth
26 August 1937, Bandar Anzali, Iran
Parvin Kheirbakhsh (August 26, 1937, Bandar Anzali, Iran)
Parvin Kheirbakhsh, best known as Forouzan, born 1937 in Bandar Anzali, in northern part of Iran, is an Iranian veteran actress and dubber.
She began her career as dubber and narrator of iranian films in 1962 and continued it until 1965.
Forouzan played her first starring role in 1963 film "Waiting's Beach" directed by Siamak Yasami and has been active in the film industry until 1977.
She is mostly known for her role in Yasami's 1965 famous movie Croesus Treasure (Ganj-e-Qarun).
The only so called New Wave movie in which Forouzan appeard was The Cycle (Dayeyerh Mina) directed by Dariush Mehrjui, although she also played in movies made by filmmakers like Ali Hatami, Fereidoon Gole and Shapur Gharib, all belonging to the so called Third Wave iranian cinema.
In 1969 she won Best Actress price for "The Strait of Dragon" (by Siamak Yasami) in the first SEPAS Film Festival.
After the 1979 Islamic Revolution she was banned from acting, and was not seen on screen ever since.
|Forouzan with M. A. Jafari in "Waiting's Beach"|
She has never ever been present at any artistic events or among her fans, as it is supposed to be in accordance with her own wish, just as she has never allowed any applicant to interview her or anybody to take pictures of her in any occasion.
1978 Dayereh mina
Selected works of
1977 Posht o khanjar
1971 Baba Shamal
1970 Aroos-e Bianca
1970 Raghaseye shahr
1969 Maleke Doozakh
1969 Büyük yemin
1969 Emshab dokhtari mimirad
1968 Basatrhaye jodagane
1968 Bazi-e eshgh
1968 Dokhtar-e shaah-e parian
1968 Ghoroube botparastan
1968 Tange ejdeha
1966 Farar az haghighat
1966 Hashem khan
1966 Shamsi pahlevoon
1965 Croesus Treasure | Ganj-e Qarun
1965 Aruse darya
1965 Darvazehe taghdir
1964 Lezzate gonah
The Cycle - Dayereh Mina (1976)
Baba Shamal (1971) (Musical)
Dancer of City - Raghaseye shahr (1970)
Malek Doozakh (1969)
Croesus Treasure | Ganj-e Gharun (1965)