Facts about Jamileh’s life

Although dancers like Mahvash and Afat first introduced the belly dance and other Persian folk dances in cinema, Jamileh was responsible for popularizing a version of the dance in homeland through her performances and film roles. She is a master of Persian dances, including the traditional Bandari and Qasemabadi dances, and some classical Persian dances, and became known for her specific style of the belly dance, as well as Persian dances such as the jâheli dance style.