Abadi was born in Tabriz. He studied acting in an art school in Tehran and then continued his education in stage directing at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, in the former country of Yugoslavia in 1961. 

Abadi played roles in several popular TV series, including Mokhtarnameh by Davud Mirbaqeri, Pavarchin by Mehran Modiri and The Tenth Night by Hassan Fat’hi. 

He also collaborated in a number of movies by prominent Iranian directors as a supporting actor, including Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine by Bahman Farmanara , Passing through the Dust by Puran Derakhshandeh, Apartment Number 13 by Yadollah Samadi, Mummy 3 by Mohammadreza Honarmand and A Sweet Jam by Marzieh Borumand.

Source:Tehran Times