Afghan actress wins Marrakech International Film Festival award

An Afghan actress has won the Award for the best performance by an actress in Marrakech International Film Festival, it has been reported.

The award was given to Fereshteh Hosseini during the 16th Marrakech International Film Festival on Saturday.

The 19-year-old Fereshteh appeared in ‘Parting’ movie jointly produced by the Afghan and Iranian filmmakers.

Directed by Navid Mahmoudi, the film is based on the story of two young Afghans, Fereshteh (played by Hosseini) and Nabi, who are in love, according to Financial Tribune.

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