Mohammad Reza Golzar - Biography

He was born on 21 March 1977 in Tehran, Iran. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Azad University. Before starting his acting career with Sam and Narges, he gained fame as the guitarist of the Iranian music band, Arian band. In 2000, he was invited to act in Sam and Narges by Iranian director, Iraj Ghaderi. He started to gain popularity after acting in more films such as Shaam-e Akhar, Zahr-e Asal, and Boutique. Golzar gained media attention when it was revealed that he was paid £55,000 for 3 days work whilst shooting Democracy in Bright Daylight in 2009, a relatively high fee given the per capita income of Iran. He was captain of volleyball team of the artists from 2004 to 2008 who work for a charity tournament was held in 2005 but due to differences with the head coach and careers in cinema, he withdrew from team in 2008. In addition to his acting career, he has modeled for companies such as Shyravran, Aykat and Tee-Top(one of the most famous tea cakes in Iran).