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Photos: Funeral of Iranian Actress Mehri Mehrnia

Photos by Amir Pourmand ISNA

مراسم تشييع پيكر مهري مهرنيا

Funeral ceremony for Iranian veteran actress Mehri Mehrnia was held on Saturday in Tehran. Mehrnia died on Wednesday in a Tehran hospital at the age of 93. The ceremony started in the House of Cinema and ended at the Behesht Zahra cemetery where Mehrnia's body was laid to rest at the artists' section. The funeral was attended by many actors and actresses.

Mehrnia was born in 1915 in Savadkuh, Mazandaran Province. She began her artistic career when she was 33 and entered the world of cinema with the film "Mommy's Boy." She performed in over 40 movies during her 50 year career.

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