Tahmineh Milani ( تهمینه میلانی ) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and producer. Milani was born in 1960 in Tabriz. She is the wife of the Iranian actor and producer Mohammad Nikbin. After gaining her degree in architecture she embarked on a career in filmmaking. In her films Tahmineh Milani has addressed difficult subjects such as women's rights and the representations of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Milani has even been sent to prison. The Iranian government raised
...objections to her film The Hidden Half (Nimeye Penha). She is also known for Nights of Tehran (Shabhaye Tehran), Children of Divorce (Bachehaye Talagh), To Stay Alive (Bimani), What's Up? (Digeh Che Khabar?) and The Legend of a Sigh (Afsaneye Aaah).