Merila Zarei

Merila Zarei

Zarei in 2016
Born (1974-04-14) April 14, 1974
Tehran, Iran
Education Islamic Azad University - Food industry
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Mehdi Rajabi
Children Parmida
Relatives Melika Zarei (sister)

Merilā Zāre'í (Persian: مریلا زارعی , born April 14, 1974[1]) is an Iranian actress.


A graduate of Azad University of Tehran, during her studies she became interested in acting through Ezatollah Entezami's acting courses.

Her first movie was Patak by Ali Asghar Shadravan in 1994. She received the Crystal Simorgh for the best actress in a supporting role for The Friday's Soldiers (2005, Masoud Kimiai), from the 23rd Fajr International Film Festival.[1] She is also the winner of best actress of 32nd Fajr International Film Festival.



Merila Zarei in Parviz Parastui's commemoration ceremony, 9 March 2016

TV series:


Personal life

She has a younger sister, Melika Zarei, who is also an actress.

See also


  1. 1 2 "Merila Zarei" (in Persian). Retrieved 2007-11-12.

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