Arian was nominated for a Tony award for his portrayal of Musa in Rajiv Joseph’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, opposite Robin Williams.
As a film/TV actor, he will appear as a lead opposite Bill Murray, Bruce Willis and Kate Hudson in Barry Levinson’s Rock the Kasbah, due out the fall of 2015. Last year, he starred in Alfonso Cuaron/JJ Abrams’ TV Series, Believe, and co-starred in Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater.
As a filmmaker, “Overdue“, has screened at some of the best film festivals in America including Palm Springs Film Festival, CineQuest Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival and now, the Noor Film Festival. His second short film, “Day Ten“, stars Omar Metwally and premiered at the 2014 TriBeCa Film Festival.