Asal Badiee , a lovely face among Iranian celebrities died on April 1 of brain death. The news was already a shock to people, but when it was said that last year she had volunteered to donate her organs the news became a trend. Press as well as social websites followed the process moment by moment.
To Be or Not to Be (1997) was Badiee ’s first appearance in cinema. There she plays a girl in need of heart transplant. After some struggle she manages to get the heart and has a successful operation.
Her burial ceremony was accompanied by thousands of fans who admired not only her acting, but her personality and her final role as a life-giving artist.
Her son, Janyar Arabnia, said during the ceremony "I thank my mother for what she did for me. I wouldn’t be if she were not. She did everything for me, even things she didn’t like … I want to thank her before everybody and promise to do as would please her.”
Asal's last diary entry reads "This year is mine. I want to appear surprising this year."
Sweet her memory as her name, meaning honey, was!