Iranian actor Baqer Sahrarudi dies at 73
Iranian actor Baqer Sahrarudi, famous for his peculiar style of performances, died on Sunday. He was 73.
Sahrarudi was suffering a long time after incurring brain damage two years ago, his son Mehrdad told the Persian media on Monday.
Born in 1941 in Fasa, Fars Province, Sahrarudi studied literature and began his artistic activity at the age of 13.
“Alley of Acacia” and “Garlic and Vinegar” are among the TV series in which he had a role.
He had also played in several movies including “Non-profit Police Station”, “Kingdom of Solomon” and “Marriage, Iranian Style”.
Sahrarudi was also active as a writer, filmmaker and film producer.
His funeral procession will begin at the Iranian House of Cinema today. He will be buried in the Artists Section of Tehran’s Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery.