was born in 1980 and was raised up in Eskilstuna and Stockholm.
As a 19 -year-old , he followed his dream to become as a film director and started to study at STOCKHOLM FILM ACADEMY .
He is a multiple Swedish champion in Taekwondo with over 250 registered fights. He got 4th degree blackbelt.
Meanwhile he worked at the national radio with various show that aired in P3 and P1 .
His first novel , "Stjärnlösa Nätter" , was published in 2011.
And second novel "Blod rödare än rött", was published 2014.
Arkan Asaad received for his book receive Foundation teaspoon Orden's book prizes in 2011. motivation :
" A strong testimony on collision between a father and son and between the West's belief in individuality and
the Middle East's strong family tradition. But also a story about a young man's dream to choose his wife for love
a freedom dream that almost cost him his life . "
Other Awards, prizes and nominations
Won Teaspoon Ord Price 2011 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Nominated IRIS Large audio book Price 2012 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Won SR Novell Prize 2012 for "Married against their will".
Won Klaes de Vylder Scholarship 2012 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Won Grant `s True Tales grant for "Stjärnlösa Nätter"
Arkan is a popular lecturer and held over 820 lectures since 2011
In the spring of 2012 his production company recorded a DVD of a lecture performance at the Southern Theater in Stockholm , a material that , among other things, was used in schools nation wide and the police academy.
He has also been praised for his work as a Social entrepreneur, helping children and youth learning about their own rights and possibilities. Thru workshops. Lectures. Educational material and also a huge change maker by changing Swedish laws, passing two bills within the government.