Born in Marand, Iran in 1977, He graduated from Soore University with a Bachelor of Film and Television in Directing. He has also worked as an editor on television films, series, short films and documentaries.
His film, Fish & Cat was shown at the 70th Venice International Film Festival and won the special orizzonti award for innovative content. He was nominated for the 2013 Asia Pacific Screen Award for Achievement in Directing for Fish & Cat. For his short film The Dragonfly Storm, Mokri won Best Director at the 2007 Noor Iranian Film Festival.