Who is Nila?
Nila Zojaji was born in Tehran. She was involved in theatre early in life. She found her passion for the first time on stage when she was 6 years old. Not only passionate but she was talented, Nila won the second runner up as leading role on stage when she was 14, in theater tournament among schools of 6th region, Tehran.
As a storyteller, Nila got her diploma in scriptwriting from The Center of Young Cinematographers that year too.
When she was 16, she was relocated to Dubai with her family. While she was involved in theatre, Nila later decided she wanted to become a doctor. She attended the Rak Medical and Health Sciences University, UAE, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in medicine and surgery.
Meanwhile, she wrote, directed and starred in a play which won 3 awards at Sharjah Festival of Theater and Art, UAE. Later on in Dubai, Nila starred in plays by Chekhov, directed by Ali Foomani.
Switching gears to pursue her first love academically, Nila then decided to study acting, therefore she moved to Los Angeles in 2016, to receive her Master’s Degree with Honors, in fine Art, Acting for Film.
Nila is a program manager of Embrace Growth Media where she hosts four live TV/Radio shows per week.
Nila is fluent in both English and Persian and speaks Arabic.