French Legion of Honour granted to Iranian star Shahab Hosseini

IRNA – Shahab Hosseini, the actor of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning movies “A Separation” and “The Salesman” has received French Legion of Honour.

The honorary award was bestowed upon Hosseini by the French ambassador to Tehran Philippe Thiébaud on Thursday evening.

Previously, the Iranian artist had won the Best Actor Award from Cannes Film Festival and the Silver Bear Award from Berlin International Film Festival.