Parviz Parastui

Parviz Parastui (also spelt Parviz Parastooee, Persian: پرویز پرستویی ‎, born 24 June 1955) is an Iranian actor and singer. Parviz Parastui had worked in judicature before he became an actor. He began his career by starring in the film Diar-e Asheghan. Following Diar-e Asheghan, Parastui began a long lasting career in films. After starring in films such as Pishtazan-e Fath, Hunting, etc., Parviz Parastui acted as Sadeq Meshkini, a comedy role in the highly acclaimed yet controversial movie Leily is with Me directed by Kamal Tabrizi. The war film Leily Is with Me brought a new perspective to the Iran–Iraq War which up to then was viewed as taboo material. The movie tells the comical story of a war-fearing employee of Iranian Television Broadcasting unknowingly advancing straight to enemy lines, while actually trying to flee the war when he is assigned to accompany a director to a city close to enemy lines to film a documentary piece. Since then, Parastui has expanded his presence as a comedy film actor by starring in other revolutionary comedy films. Parviz Parastui also starred in some war films like: The Red Ribbon,The Glass Agency, Dead Wave, etc.


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