Why Is Amir Arison Leaving The Blacklist? What Happened To Aram Mojtabai On The Show?

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The Blacklist's viewers are wandering to know whether Amir Arison is leaving the series or not. He is part of NBC's series The Backlist.

Amir Arison, the longest-serving cast member of The Blacklist, says bye to The Blacklist's team and its viewers. As reported on Deadline, Amir portrayed Aram Mojtabi for the past nine seasons.

The actor is leaving the series as he is preparing to make his Broadway debut in the starring role of Amir in The Kite Runner. Fans are still shocked as they hear Amir won't appear in the upcoming days in the series.

Why Is Amir Arison Leaving The Blacklist? Where is He Going?

Are you shocked to know Amir Arison is leaving The Blacklist? Like other fans, you might also be amazed at his leave from the series.

According to Yahoo! Entertainment, Amir is departing the NBC series alongside Laura Sohn following Friday's Season 9 finale. The Blacklist star Arison will adapt in Khaled Hosseini's acclaimed novel The Kite Runner. Later, he will pursue other projects too.


According to Deadline, Amir is the longest-serving cast member of NBC. Since Amir is departing as a series regular, he might have appeared as a guest in Season 10.

In an interview with Deadline, Arison said he had been honored to play Aram Mojbati for nine years on The Blacklist. He has high potential to return in the next series as a cameo appearance.

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Amir Arison Aka Aram Mojtabai Quits The Taskforce

Amir Arison Aka Aram Mojtabai quits the task force in The Blacklist.

He announced taking some leave from the series and planned to step back after an intense story act in the recent episode of The Bear Mask. The episode highlighted the importance of mental health.


Reporting to the social media, Arison joined The Blacklist as a recurring in Season 1 as Aram Mojtabai. Director promoted him to series regular in Season 2.

Amir is one of the case members who survived from Season 1 to Season 9 series regularly, alongside Harry Lennix, Hisham Tawfiq, James Spader, and Diego Klattenhoff. 

Aram Mojtabai is the role of an FBI Agent in NBC's The Blacklist. The executive producer/showrunner, John Eisendrath, said Amir had been a part of The Blacklist Family.

He reported to Deadline that Arison is a great actor and an even better person. John wished him well and hoped he could return to the series to reprise the role for some episodes next year.

Know More About Amir Arison

Amir Arison, 44, has a summarized biography on Wikipedia.

Arison, an American actor on the stage, is best known for his role as Aram Mojtabai, the FBI Special Agent, in NBC's The Blacklist. Growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Amir graduated from Columbia University in 2000.

He is the son of Ron and Zipora, who are both practicing doctors. His filmography career started in 2003 in Guiding Light in the role of Armande. 

Later, Arison continued to act in various series, TV shows, and films. Besides being an actor, he advocates for mental health, arts education, and animal rescue.

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