Published On: Fri, Nov 6th, 2015

Iranian actress compelled to flee her state



In a bold shift made by Iranian actress Sadaf Taherian who posted images on Facebook and Instagram with her hair without a scarf as a symbol of demonstration in opposition to the severe hijab rules of Iran. Her daring antagonism was straight away compelled her to run away from her nation state.

“I was nervous and worried about how people would react to my photos,” she stated in an online interview.


Considered ‘immoral’, the artist’ action of disobedience create headings and showed the way to her job license being canceled, put a stop to her from acting in Iranian cinema.

I did not anticipate this from the people of Iran, from my own culture – to listen to the too much foul language. I can merely consider sorry for their response and I have not anything in addition to saying,” she further stated.

Reports state Iranian administrator Photoshopped her images, wrapping her skull with the hijab.

“When I wore the hijab on screen I did it for the love of my career and the demand of the film. I want to live in a place and live the way that makes me happy,” she further stated.

Sadaf was compelled to run away to the UAE. An additional most important Iranian performer, Chekame Chaman-Mah, reasoned additional argument by arriving out in favor of Sadaf by uploading her personal snaps on Instagram with her hair colored red. She is too supposed to have run away Iran.



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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.