She was born on 10 January 1958 in Narmak, Tehran. She graduated in theatre acting and directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Tehran, Azita Hajian started stage acting in 1975 and film acting in 1989 with “Thief of Dolls” (Mohammad Reza Honarmand). Due to her theatrical background in the field of children and teenagers, her first films were in the same field. She is one of the majors teacher of acting in Iran. She has also played in some TV series.
Her two daughters, Mehraveh and Melika, are both actresses.