Saber Abbar

Saber Abar (Persian: صابر ابر) (born June 8, 1984) is an Iranian actor and theater director, best known for his role in "About Elly". Abar has received two Crystal Simorgh Prize Nominations, both for Best Supporting Actor at the 25th and 27th Fajr International Film Festival. Saber began his career hosting television shows such as "Rainbow"; a children's TV show, and a game show called "In 100 Seconds". He later gained recognition with his role in Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "Sha'ere Zobale". In 2006, He starred alongside Ezzatollah Entezami in "Minaye Shahr-e Khamush" as a Driver and that role earned him a Crystal Simorgh Prize Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Abar's talent did not go unnoticed in "Dayere Zangi" (2007) as he then was offered a role in Asghar Farhadi's "About Elly". The movie received a lot of positive reviews such as the review from David Bordwell, the famous film theorist and film critic, who called it a masterpiece. Abar played "Alireza" whose Fiancée goes missing. the role earned him another nomination in the Fajr International Film Festival.


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