Katayun Amir Ebrahimi who was an actress

For many years, the most visible face of persian commercial cinema was Mohammad Ali Fardin, who starred in a number of popular successful films. In the more conservative social climate of homeland after the Revolution of 1979, however, he came to be considered an embarrassment to persian national identity and his films — which depicted romance, alcohol, vulgarity, objectification of women, scantily-dressed men and women, nightclubs, and a vulgar lifestyle now condemned by the Islamic government — were banned.