News ID: 235145
Published: 0316 GMT December 02, 2018

Iran's satirist Zarooee Nasrabad dies at 49

Iran's satirist Zarooee Nasrabad dies at 49

Prominent Iranian satirist and researcher Abolfazl Zarooee Nasrabad died at the age of 49.

He suffered from diabetes for many years and had a heart surgery two years ago, according to IRNA.

Born on 1968, he wrote satires under the pseudonym of Molla Nasreddin, Choghondar Mirza, Naneh Qamar and Kolsoom Naneh.

He worked as a satirist for 'Gol-Aqa' (Flower-Man) weekly news magazine and also wrote many books including 'Today's Myths', 'Losers', 'The Gist: Collection of Satirical Poetries' and 'This Fishy Man'.

Iranian artists and satirists as well as cineastes have sent messages of condolences on the legendary actor's death.

In separate messages, Soureh Cinema Organization reported that the demise of the popular satirist Zarooee Nasrabad is a source of great sorrow and offered condolences on the great loss to the family of the deceased, the art community as well as the Iranian nation. His humbleness, his substantial role in the society of Iran's satire cannot be overlooked.

His friend Nik Ahang Kosar said that Zarooee Nasrabad always tried to present his knowledge of satire in the most generous manner.

 

   
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