Bagher is a director and screenwriter. Originally from Iran, Bagher came to Sweden in 1976. He studied engineering but after just a few months of work he decided to become a film director. Therefore he enrolled in the National Academy for Drama Arts Stockholm. From 1982 to 1999, he directed many short films and in 2000 made his first feature film Wings of Glass
(Vingar av glas, 2000). Three years later he made his next feature film the drama Capricciosa
(2003) and then his most recent film to date Popular Music
(Populärmusik från Vittula, 2004).