Hatamikia to shoot Martyr Chamran biopic

dr_chamranNoted Iranian director Ebrahim Hatamikia will soon begin shooting a film on the life of Martyr Mostafa Chamran.According to Shiitenews, Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry issued a permit for the film on Tuesday.

The film will focus on the martyr’s life and thoughts .Chamran was an Iranian scientist who served as defense minister and Member of Parliament, as well as commander of paramilitary volunteers in the 1980-88 Iraq-Iran war.

He is best known for his braveries in Paveh, Kurdistan province during the ‘Sacred Defense’ era.Born in 1932 in Tehran, he became a young student of Ayatollah Taleqani and Morteza Motahari.He graduated from Tehran University.

In the late 1960s, he moved to the United States for higher education, obtaining an MS degree from the Texas A&M University. He then went on to obtain his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Physics in Plasma in 1963 from the University of California, Berkeley.

He was then hired as a senior research staff scientist at Bell Laboratories and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Chamran was martyred in action during the course of the war.

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