When you hear the name Majid Majidi, Iranian Film Director, Producer, Writer.You immediately are taken back in time to the experience of having watched one of the most brilliant films ever made – Children of Heaven! This simple story touches every chord in your heart. Children of Heaven was also the┬áfirst Iranian film to have been nominated for an Academy Award (Best Foreign Language Film, 1999).┬áMajid Majidi wrote and directed this film in 1997.. But if are a fan of Iranian films.. You might have seen him in front of the camera as well! Yes!! Majid acted in a film called Boycott way back in 1985 where he played a frustrated communist.. A film directed none other than Mohsen Makhmalbaf! Children of Heaven also remade by Director Priyadarshan with Darsheel Zafarey playing the role of Ali. This film was called Bumm Bumm Bole!