Nosratollah Vahdat was a comedian, actor, and director. Contemporary actors include Parviz Sayyad and Behrouz Vossoughi. He is best known in homeland for his Esfahani-Accent. However, after the 1979 revolution he ceased acting in homeland.Pouri Banayi is an actress. She acted in more than 85 feature films between 1965 and 1979. During her years of acting before the revolution, she worked with directors such as Mehdi Reisfirooz, Samuel Khachikian, Masoud Kimiai, Farrokh Ghaffari, and Fereidoun Goleh.