The Jordanian drama is best known for its sustainability where a plethora of activities take
place all year-round. The well-established connection between the film and entertainment
industries were key factors that invited Netflix to invest into making its first Arabic original
series, the supernatural drama Jinn (2019), which marked Mohammad Nizar's first foray into
Before starring in Arab TV dramas and films, Mohammad Nizar first established his name through
international works; director Jon Stewart’s American film Rosewater (2013) that was headlined by
Mexican star Gael García Bernal. In 2016, Nizar participated in a number of award-winning short
films; Catharsis by Sondos Mustafa, Namous by Samer Battikhi and director Said Zagha’s
award-winning Five Boys and A Wheel that stars international actor Ali Suliman.
He also starred in the two TV series; Oboor by director Mohammad Hushki, which premiered on Abu
Dhabi TV in Ramadan 2019, and Weapon Without Murder, that screened in the same year.
In 2020, Nizar starred in a number of projects, namely: Gaza Mon Amour by directors Tarzan and
Arab Nasser that landed world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival and marked
Palestine’s official submission to the International Feature Film category at the Academy Awards
2021. He also starred in the two shorts; The Ghosts We Left at Home, which screened in a number
of international festivals in 2020, and Selahy, where he landed in the leading role.
Mohammad Nizar received a Bachelor's degree in Filmmaking from SAE Institute in Amman, and
attended several workshops in Acting, Dance and Singing at Stardust Academy. He also studied
Theater at the London South Bank University. Moreover, Nizar joined the crews of several films.
Official Website: mohammadnizar.com