Mel Gibson continued his platonic relationship with actress Azita Ghanizada, showing up at her birthday party in Los Angeles this week.As TMZ first reported, the two had dinner together… READ MORE >
Azita Ghanizada (pronounced "Ghani-za-da"; born November 17 1979) is an Afghan American actress in the United States who has appeared in a number of television series. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, her family fled her native country when she was still a baby in the wake of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. They travelled to the United States and were granted asylum as political refugees. Raised by a conservative family, she has two sisters; her parents separated when she was in middle school. Ghanizada is a graduate of James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia and has a degree in English and Communications from Virginia Tech. Ghanizada learned to speak English from watching television; that combined with the family's regular trips to a local cinema that showed Bollywood movies inspired her to become an actress.