born in Badakhshan, Afghanistan (AF) lives in Berlin (DE)
actor, writer, director
languages on stage: Farsi, German, Englisch, Pashto and Urdu
Graduated from Faculty of Fine Arts department of Acting from Kabul University in 2005. During his studies he started working with Azdar Theatre, he worked in different theatre shows with this group in national and international levels. He was awarded the for best Actor in 2012 by Afghan National Theatre Festival which was conducted by Ministry of Information and Culture (AF). With the support of Goethe Institute of Kabul they established Parwaz Puppet Theatre, the first independent puppet theatre in Afghanistan in 2009. He attended different theatre festivals in foreign countries like: National School of Drama in India (IN), International Puppet Theater Festival of Tehran in Iran (IR). From 2009 until 2012 he worked with institutions and organizations like Goethe Institut (DE), UNICEF and Afghan Medias like TOLO TV (AF) and 1 TV in areas of children rights, peace building and theatre performances. In May 2012 as per request of Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ and Ziviler Friedensdienst ZFD he started working as “Assistant for Peace and Theater” in Kabul (AF) and he mainly dealt with refugee camps, local people and additionally covered those of street children. Furthermore, in March 2015 considering his outstanding performances that have been recognized by GIZ Organization they have awarded him with a three months scholarship in Germany under the title of “Participatory Peace in Conflict Consultant in Academy for Conflict Transformation” in Köln, Germany (DE).
In 2014 during their performance The Heart Beat the silence, the theatre group Azdar Théatre was attacked by a suicide assassin. Several people died and got injured after that explosion.
His life changed and he could not perform in Afghanistan anymore, it was too dangerous.
A hard time for all members of Azdar Theatre. He worked in numerous films, the last film he performed is “The Lost Bag” which was funded by British Council (GB) and produced by the Tora Bora Media (AF), he was awarded best Actor of this film in Herat International Festival (AF) in 2015. He also participates in Figure theatre Festival in Germany.
In 2017 he and his theatre group were invited to Deutsches National Theater Weimar (DE) and from that time on he became a Member of KULA Compagnie.
In 2018 he got accepted in Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Hfs Ernst Busch in Berlin (DE),
Directing Department as a student.
2019 Omid Der Spiegel und die Asche / HfS Ernst Busch
2020 Tierversuch / HfS Ernst Busch