Rare photos of Forugh Farrokhzad

Forugh Farrokhzad (1934 – 1967) was an influential poet and film director. She was a controversial modernist poet and an iconoclast, feminist author. Farrokhzad died at the age of 32 due to a car accident.Forugh Farrokhzad was born in capital on 28 December 1934, to career military officer Colonel Mohammad Bagher Farrokhzad (the Farrokhzad family hail from Tafresh) and his wife Touran Vaziri-Tabar. The fourth of seven children (Amir, Massoud, Mehrdad, Fereydoun, Pooran, Gloria), she attended school until the ninth grade, then was taught painting and sewing at a girls’ school for the manual arts.