Baran Kosari (born 17 October 1985) is a Crystal Simorgh winning Iranian actress. She is the daughter of director Rakhshan Bani Etemad, and film producer Jahangir Kosari.She graduated from Soureh academy. The Best Papa of the World (1991) is her first acting experiment. She had appearances in some of her mother’s films, Nargess” (1991), Rusari-ye Abi (The Blue-Veiled)” (1994), May Lady” (1997), Kish Stories” (Rain and Ladsman episode – 1998), Under the Skin of the City (2000), Our Times (documentary – 2001). In 2007 she was nominated for the best performance by an actress in Asia Pacific Screen Award for her performance in Mainline.Baran Kosari also ascertained her abilities as a theater actress with playing in “Over the Mirror” (1997), with Azita Hajian directing.