Iranian translator and journalist Nazanin Daihimi laid to rest
Publish Date : Thursday 16 November 2017 - 20:17
IBNA- Young Iranian translator, editor and journalist Nazanin Daihimi who passed away on Monday was laid to rest in Behesht Zahra cemetery of Tehran on Wednesday. She was 29.
According to IBNA
correspondent, Daihimi died of respiratory disease. Her funeral ceremony was attended by several Iranian literati, artists, political activists and others such as Ahmad Pouri (writer and translator) Manijeh Hekmat
(film producer and director), Bahram Davari (graphic designer) and Mostafa Tajzadeh
She was the daughter of celebrated Iranian translator of philosophy and author Khashayar Daihimi who could not attend the funeral ceremony due to severe depression and grief. Her mother, Roya Rezvani is also a translator and publisher.
Born in 1988 in Tehran, Nazanin Daihimi studied theater at The University of Tehran
. As a teen, she began to learn translation from her father and later proved her talent in this career which was initiated in the field of children books. Nazanin translated works from the celebrated English language writers and playwrights such as Barbara Park
, Tom Stoppard
and Lucy Kirkwood
Nazanin was among those people who protested against Iran’s presidential election of 2009
which reinstated Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as she spent four months in prison later in 2012 where she directed a play performed by other female inmates.