"Midnight of the Shah" is based on real events, which mainly took place in Iran and Azerbaijan in the middle of the XX century. Many of the novel's characters are real historical figures of the period. Protagonist Rustam Kerimi is fictitious character. As a young teacher and good expert of ancient arts he found himself in the epicenter of those complicated historical processes . This play presents a rich tapestry of political assassinations, coup d'etat and the struggle of secret services of the USA, Iran, the USSR and UK as well as scenes depicting the unique lifestyles of the Caucasus and Middle Eastern region. Its history, art including different schools of carpet weaving filled with magic, sensuality and mysticism.
Young man Nasser Fakhraray is getting ready to attempt the assassination of the Shah of Iran. The leader of the terrorist group Navab Safavi who is also in the room gives him final instructions.
Be careful, Nasser. Approach the target as close as you can. You must not miss him!
Don’t worry, brother. I will do everything as you told me.
There will be a lot of bodyguards. You must not let them capture you! Do you hear me?
I will not fail you, brother.
May Allah be with you my brother! People of Iran will always remember and respect you as a hero. All martyrs will go to Jannet (Paradise) In sh Allah!