Born 20 August 1961, he is a Bosnian theater, film and television actor. Often regarded as one of Bosnia’s best actors, he has appeared in over 60 films such as When Father Was Away on Business (1985), Remake (2003), Fuse (2003), Days and Hours (2004), The Border Post (2006), Grbavica (2006), Armin (2007), Death of a Man in the Balkans (2012), Vegetarian Cannibal (2012) and These Are the Rules (2014).
He enrolled in the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo in 1982, in the class of professor docent Emir Kusturica, and graduated in 1986. After obtaining the diploma he lives and works in Sarajevo. In his artistic work he played in 63 feature films and has won numerous awards for many of the portrayed roles. In 25 years of active work in theatre, film and other media he performed over 100 different roles and realized 40 theatre premieres. He played in more than 2500 theatre performances in front of the lice audience. The films where he acted in have won prestigious international awards at numerous film festivals. He worked in film projects all over the region, and only in the Republic of Croatia he worked in 12 feature films. For his accomplishments and work he received 15 international film awards.
Apart from his artistic personality, he also worked as a professor at the Academy of drama arts in Tuzla from 1998 to 2005 and he was a Minister of Sport and Culture of Sarajevo Canton from 2007 to 2011.
He is the author of four independent projects he wrote, directed and acted in. With his independent projects “THE YEARS OF DECEPTION”, “BEHIND THE DREAM”, “TARIK IS NOT PART OF THE DEAL” and “KIYAMET DAY”, along with some other projects he travelled all around the globe and performed in New York, Chicago, Paris, Berlin, London, Salzburg, Detroit, Toronto, Copenhagen, Stockholm, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Boston, Sydney, Melbourne, Zurich, Munich, Goteborg, Canberra, Oslo, Amsterdam and many other cities around the world.
His works are being translated in Turkish, Catalonian and Slovenian languages.