As always, something you do for nothing becomes political.
Golshifteh won Best Actress at the 37th Roshd International Film Festival.
The film won Best Picture at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival; it won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Instagram: She has acted in 27 films, many of which have received international recognition.
Farahani is best known for her role in the 2008 movie Body of Lies starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.
Golshifteh Farahani also chose to pose nude for Madame Le Figaro to protest the restrictive Islamic codes in her home country Iran and the plight of women throughout the Muslim world.