What happens when the spotlight is turned off?
The Sheik (2014) takes a look at the rise, fall, and redemption of Hossein Khosrow Vaziri, or better known to fans as The Iron Sheik. 455 more words
Starring: The Iron Sheik
Directed by: Igal Hecht (The Hilltops; A Universal Language)
Synopsis: An Iranian sheik visits America and travels to different cities on a diplomatic tour, breaking backs and making people humble in this fish-out-of-water tale. 486 more words
The Iron Sheik was (and arguably still is) the greatest heel in professional wrestling.
Born Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, in Tehran, Iran; the man’s early years consisted of amateur wrestling before he had served in the Iranian Army and would then become bodyguard to the Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi for several years. 414 more words