Shahab Hosseini in the Cinema Museum

Two years later, he received the Diploma of Honor from Fajr Film Festival and the Silver Bear Award from the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival for his memorable role as the hot-tempered Hodjat in Asghar Farhadi’s internationally critically acclaimed film, A Separation (2011). He has also received several nominations and awards from House of Cinema including Best Actor in a Lead Role for his performance in Asghar Fardadi’s previous film, Darbareye Elly (2009).