Gholamali Ravanbakhsh who was singer and actor

The 1978 Cinema Rex fire is often seen as the catalyst for the demise of Filmfarsi; over 400 civilians were killed by Shiite revolutionaries while attending a screening of the controversial movie “The Deer”. After Iran became an Islamic Republic in 1979, many commonly seen features of Filmfarsi, such as women acting as an object of “sexual desire” or not wearing a hijab, were now frowned upon, and the genre was actively suppressed.