Mehran Modiri ( مهران مدیری ) is considered to be the leading artist in social satire in Iran. His series which has been broadcast through IRIB has set records in terms of viewership. In 2008 Mehran Modiri left IRIB to star and direct a home-entertainment series entitled Ghahve-ye Talkh. In 2012, after Ghahve-ye Talkh was completed, Modiri signed on to play the lead role for his competition show, Ghalb-e Yakhi's 3rd Season. He has also performed in Tehran. Mehran Modiri was named the 2
...0th most powerful person in Iran by Newsweek magazine in 2009.