Shabnam Gholikhani ( شبنم قلی خانی ) was born on 10 November 1977 in Tehran. She is an Iranian actress and television director. She is mostly known in Iran for playing the Virgin Mary in the TV series Maryam-e-Moghaddas, (Saint Mary). Shabnam Gholikhani also starred as Aida in Panj Kilometr Ta Behesht. Her directing has involved several documentary and feature films.