A Love story from Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh.

Produced by Dr. Niccu Tafarrodi and the Ferdowsi Foundation

A story from the classic work of Persian literature, Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh.

Bijan and Manijeh is a love story in Ferdowsi‘s Shahnameh. Bijan was the son of Giv, a famous Iranian knight during the reign of Kay Khosrow, the Shah of Iran, and Banu Goshasp, the heroine daughter of Rostam. Bijan falls in love with Manijeh, the daughter of Afrasiab, the king of Turan and the greatest enemy of Iran. The tale of his suffering and Manizheh constancy has been quoted by several others.