Kiumars Pourahmad, a prominent Iranian film director, died at the age of 74.

His family confirmed the news of Pourahmad’s death on Wednesday, without releasing details.

However, according to unconfirmed reports, Pourahmad committed suicide.

Born in 1949 in Najafabad, Isfahan province, Pourahmad began his professional career in 1973 writing film reviews. Three years later, he began writing and directing films and TV series.

Children and young people with their problems are the main characters of most of his films.

He became popular among teenagers with the TV series Majid’s Tales, which aired in 1990.

The late director is also known for the films Night Bus (2007), Double Lottery (1996) and Where Are My Shoes? (2016), among other films and feature films.

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