Rare photo of Jamileh Sheykhi

She made her stage debut in 1957 and began film acting with “Shipwreck” (1975, Nosrat Karimi). As a pioneer and veteran character actress of persian theatre and cinema, she performed in a number of films with reputable directors. Sheykhi has a distinguished screen appearance in “Travellers” (1991, Bahram Bayzai) and won Best Actress at the International Fajr Film Festival.