Nikohl Boosheri

Nikohl Boosheri (Persian: نیکول بوشهری) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Adena El-Amin on Freeform's The Bold Type.

Nikohl Boosheri
Born (1988-09-03) September 3, 1988[1]
ResidenceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada[2]
EducationPerforming Arts[3]
Alma materSimon Fraser University[3]
Years active2010–present


Boosheri was born in Pakistan[1] to Iranian parents while her parents were fleeing Iran and moved to Canada when she was 2 months old. She has never been to Iran.[4] She speaks English and Persian.[5]



2011CircumstanceAtafeh HakimiBest Actress Award at Noor Iranian Film Festival
2013Farah Goes BangFarah Mahtab
2018The WeddingSara[6]


2010Tower PrepAssistantEpisode: "Snitch"
2012ContinuumLaura KellogEpisode: "Laura"
2013FuturestatesSonia ElhamiEpisode: "Refuge"
2015Seeds of YesterdayToniTelevision film
2016 Supergirl Kelly Soto Episode: "Changing"
2017–presentThe Bold TypeAdena El-AminRecurring role (season 1, 3), main role (season 2)[7]
2018 Altered Carbon Nalan Ertekin Episodes: "The Killers" and "In a Lonely Place"


  1. "NIKOHL BOOSHERI". ISSUE Magazine. Retrieved 10 October 2019. BIRTH DATE: Sep 3 BIRTH PLACE: Pakistan
  2. "Nikohl Boosheri & Sarah Kazemy". W magazine. August 2011. Archived from the original on 24 December 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  3. "Circumstance A groundbreaking, sensual film about youth in search of freedom in Iran". 21 July 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  4. "Living and Loving Underground in Iran". New York 19 August 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  5. da Silva, Michelle (26 October 2011). "Vancouver's Nikohl Boosheri enters a taboo world in Iranian lesbian film Circumstance". The Georgia Straight. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  6. "Nikohl Boosheri, Sam Abbas Star In 'The Wedding'". Deadline. 25 August 2017.
  7. Petski, Denise (18 January 2018). "'The Bold Type' Ups Nikohl Boosheri & Stephen Conrad Moore to Regulars; Sets Season 2 Premiere". Deadline. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
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