Shahbazi’s son, Amir, confirmed the news of his father’s death, saying the veteran actor died on sunday.

Born on November 1922 in Tehran, Shahbazi was an Iranian film actor.

Before starting acting career, Shahbazi was a bank employee who was not interested in cinema. Shahbazi's debut was in the film "Under the Peach Tree" by Iraj Tahmasb. He was cast as Nader's father after Asghar Farhadi was watching that picture. For his role in "A Separation", he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor (as part of ensemble) at 61st Berlin International Film Festival in 2011.

Shahbazi also starred in the movie "Five in Five" (2013) directed by Tara Otadi.