Iranian world renowned stunt performer, Arsha Aghdasi has died due to injuries sustained on a movie set in Beirut. His organs will be donated to patients in Lebanon before his body is transported to Iran for burial.
Arsha Aghdasi started and followed sports since his childhood and learned Aikido. He was talented and soon became an Aikido coach at the age of 18. Arsha started his stunt performance at the age of 22 in 2003 with the well-known Iranian stunt performer “Peyman Abadi”. Within a year he became a coach in Peyman Abadi’s classes and also became the first coach of bungee jumping and the first instructor of wind tunnels in Iran.
Arsha established his stunt performers group (called “Stunt 13”) in February 2nd, 2006 in Iran. Since then, his group has done over a hundred breathtaking successful stunt jobs in Iran, Serbia, Turkey, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Moscow.
He worked as a stuntman and stunt coordinator in more than 30 films and series.
Arsha does Karate, Aikido, horse riding, horseback archery, paragliding, free fall, base jumping, bungee jumping, rigging, Parkour, Sky Dive and martial arts sports professionally in cinema activities.
He won prizes such as :
- SAG Award Screen Actors Guild Award 2012
for Sky Fall 2012 (James Bond)
- Prometheus International Stunt 2014, Russia
- Stunt Academy Certificate, Russia 2018
Honaronline extends its condolences on the death of this Iranian stunt man to his family and the country's cinema community.