Directed by Javad Afshar and produced by Mohammad-Reza Shafiee, ‘Kimia’ tells the story of a woman’s life during extremely important events in Iran’s contemporary history.
Kimia Parsa was a young girl living in the city of Khorramshahr during the reign of the country’s former king, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
We follow her as she experiences the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Saddam Hussein’s war on the country and also the present day.
As she experiences some of the most tumultuous times in recent history, her life is ravaged by pain and sorrow. Still, she refuses to give up hope and carries on.
Notable on the cast list are Azita Hajiyan, Mehdi Soltani-Sarvestani, Gelareh Abbasi, Pouriya Poursorkh, Hassan Pourshirazi, Reza Kianian, Mohammad-Reza Sharifinia, Niki Karimi, Mehraveh Sharifinia, and Mehdi Pakdel.
The series also stars Ata Omrani, Amir-Hossein Arman, Soudabeh Beyzaee, Zahra Saeedi, Rouhollah Kamani, Atefeh Razavi, Mir-Taher Mazloumi, Borzou Arjmand, Mehrdad Ziaee, Khatereh Hatami, and Reza Tavakkoli.
Don’t miss the first segment of the 110-episode series tonight at 19:00 GMT. Each episode of the social drama will also be repeated on the next day at 03:00, 08:00 and 14:00 (all GMT times).