Evin Ahmad

Actress & Writer

Swedish and Kurdish actress and writer, Evin Ahmad, is a rising star in Swedish films and TV series, most recently acclaimed for playing the lead role in the new Swedish Netflix Original series Snabba Cash.

She has been nominated twice for the Guldbagge Awards; in 2018 for Dröm Vidare, and in 2020 for Ring Mamma! Ahmad is also known for starring in three seasons of the Danish post-apocalyptic Netflix series The Rain and the Swedish crime drama Netflix series Quicksand. Her film debut came in 2007 with an adaptation of Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s novel Ett Öga Rött (One Eye Red), directed by Daniel Wallentin.

In 2017 her first novel entitled One Day I Will Build A Castle Of Money was published. The novel discusses the inequality in Sweden between the suburbs and the inner city and has been described as “a brilliantly written and stylistically perfect debut about power and class, guilt and legacy.”

Evin Ahmad will join the session SNABBA CASH – Updating the Stockholm Noir Trilogy on October 29, 2021.

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