Elham was born in Afghanistan but now resides in London. He is a skilled linguist, fluent in Dari and Pashto and with a strong working knowledge of Farsi, Hindi, Persian, Urdu and Arabic.
He most recently appeared as a guest lead Zemar in ‘Young Wallander’ (Netflix) and prior to that as series regular Jalal Haqqani in Season 8 of ‘Homeland’ (Showtime).
Other screen credits include – ‘Informer’ (BBC/Amazon), ‘The Kill Team’ (Nostromo Pictures), ‘War Machine’ (Netflix), ‘Brussel’ (Endemol).
Theatre includes – ‘The Jungle’ (Young Vic, West End and NYC)
He has also worked as a producer, writer, and cinematographer for various short films. His first short, ‘Our Kind of Love’, was BAFTA long listed.
|War Machine||Kenny||David Michod||Netflix|
|The Kill Team||Shoaib||Dan Krauss||Temple Hill Productions|
|The Kite Runner||Young Assef||Marc Foster||DreamWorks|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows||Studetn||David Yates||Warner Bros|
|Shantaram||Sebastian Modena||Bharat Nalluri||Paramount TV/Apple|
|Young Wallander||Zemar||Ole Endresen||Netflix/Yellowbird|
|Homeland||Jalal Haqqani (Series Regular)||Lesli Linka Glatter||Showtime|
|The Informer||Amir||Jonny Campbell||BBC/Amazon|
|Silent Witness||Ittak Khoury||Stewart Svaasand||BBC|
|The Jungle||Muzamil||Stephen Daldry||St Ann\'s Warehouse New York|
|The Jungle||Muzamil||Stephen Daldry||West End Transfer/Playhouse Theatre & The Young Vic|
|Good Chance (Workshop)||Ensemble||Stephen Daldry||National Theatre|