Prominent Iranian actress Bita Saharkhiz has been involved in a horseback riding accident.
Saharkhiz fell off a horse while riding in a city in the northern part of Iran and was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.
The incident happened during the shooting of her new television drama ‘Splendor of Life’.
She was later transferred to Tehran for further treatment.
The filming of the series came to a hiatus after the unfortunate event and will probably resume within the next few days.
Born in 1982, Bita Saharkhiz made her cinematic debut in 2005 with the movie ‘Just Close your eyes’.
She played roles in several movies, including ‘Reflection’ (2007) and ‘The Sting and the Bee’ (2009).
She has also appeared in some series such as ‘Never-ending Road’ (2007), ‘A Mother's Song’ (2008), ‘Bahar, Before and After’ (2009), ‘Special Guests’ (2011) and ‘Yavar’ (2013).