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Googoosh

Googoosh

Iranian singer and actor
Faegheh Atashin, known professionally as Googoosh, is an Iranian singer and former actress. One of the most popular and prolific entertainers in Iran, her career has spanned over six decades.Wikipedia
BornMay 5, 1950
HometownTehran, Iran
Height5'1" (1.55m)
SpouseMasoud Kimiai, Homayoun Mesdaghi, Behrouz Vossoughi, Mahmoud Ghorbani
ChildrenShahram Kashani
ParentsSaber Atashin
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Googoosh and the Daughters of the Revolution

  • On a Tuesday afternoon, during the lunchtime rush at Los Angeles’ über-trendy Highly Likely Café, the strains of Iranian singer Googoosh’s song “Talagh” come through the speakers. The song, whose title means “divorce,” is sung in Farsi. It slips in between modern-day songs that would be found on NPR’s New Music Friday playlist and the … Googoosh and the Daughters of the Revolution Read More » The post Googoosh and the Daughters of the Revolution appeared first on SPIN.

Videos

Googoosh: Iran's Daughter

Googoosh, Iran's legendary pop diva, was silenced following the 1979 Islamic revolution, when women singers were labeled "temptresses" and forbidden to perform publicly in the presence of men or to release recordings. For several decades, Googoosh's popularity throughout the Middle East had fueled a frenzy in her fans that surpassed the West's cult of Elvis in its intensity. Iranian-American filmmaker Farhad Zamani provides a thoughtful and highly entertaining examination of the phenomenon of Go

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Dar Emtedad-e Shab
Dar Emtedad-e Shab
2h 3min
1977

Albums

Googoosh
Googoosh
2011
Ejaz
Ejaz
2012
Nimeh Gomshodeh Man
Nimeh Gomshodeh Man
2008
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 5: Kavir
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 5: Kavir
1997
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 3:  Doe Mahi
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 3: Doe Mahi
1997
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 2: Mordab
Best of Googoosh, Vol. 2: Mordab
1996
Best of Googoosh, Vol, 1: Jadeh
Best of Googoosh, Vol, 1: Jadeh
1996
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