Actors attending at Mahmoud Kalari Exhibition in the capital
After completing photography courses in the United States, he held his first photo exhibition titled “Visit with People Around Us” at Tehran University in 1976. A few years later he became employed by Paris-based Sigma Photo News Agency and worked for them for four years. In 1980 he was ranked one of the ’15 Best Photographers of the Year’ by Time Magazine, and his photos could be seen in French, German, and American magazines. Kalari moved back to Iran and from 1982 to 1984 worked as the supervisor of the Tehran National TV Photography Unit.