Cinema artistic couple

After this, Sayyad went on to star in the famous “Samad” film series (somewhat reminicient of the American “Ernest” series). His character, Samad (or Samad Agha, as he demanded others to call him), was a prominent comedic icon of Iran during the 1970s.Other noteworthy roles include “Asdollah Mirza” in Daii jan Napelon. The Revolution occurred shortly after his 7th feature length “Samad” film was released. Sayyad migrated to Los Angeles shortly after the revolution, where he continued to act, write, direct and produce. In 1983, he directed and starred in the film Ferestadeh, which was entered into the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival.