Farshad is a Danish-Iranian debater, actor and lecturer. He fled from Iran to Denmark with the rest of his family in 1984, when he was only 13 years old.
In Denmark he is one of the most popular lecturers, and he is known for his witty sense of humor and inspiring stories. He has participated in several stage productions, revues and one-man shows and is a member of the Danish comedy-group "Pejseshowet". More so he has appeared in numerous films such as "Angels in Fast Motion" and "Pizza King" and tv-satire programs such as "OPS" and "Yallahrup Færgeby". In 2007 he played one of the prime suspects in the highly acclaimed tv-series "The Killing".
Besides acting he is also a seasoned writer and has written several pieces in MetroXpress and Berlingske Tidende where he participated in the debates regarding Islam and integration. He is the spokesperson for western freedom ideals and an opponent of appeasement towards Islamic ideology.
In 2007 he published the book "The World is ONE country" which is about his childhood in Iran, the flee to Denmark and he own experiences with integration in a new country.