Farhad Darya is A singer, composer, activist and philanthropist, He has been the most influential musician in Afghanistan since the mid-80s,
Farhad Darya was born in Kabul, Afghanistan to ethnic Pashtun parents (Ghilji tribe) he is the grandson of Sher Khan Nashir.
Farhad Darya is founder of a new wave of music there.
Darya is known as the country’s most prominent voice and a creative revolutionary force behind contemporary music in Afghanistan.
During the first ten years of his career, much of Darya’s music was censored by the communist regime. To introduce him to the non-Afghan audience, He has released 33 albums, received many prestigious awards, and has performed all over North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Western media calls him “Afghan Elvis” and “The Voice of the Afghan Nation.”
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He has earned affection for not only his music but also patriotism. He has a fan base that stretches from his native Afghanistan to others parts of South Asia, as well as Central Asia.
You might be wondering about this post, but as he has tons of followers in Afghan Online Chat Rooms so I thought to write few lines about him.
Its 2021 and allot of our Afghan Chat users are sharing his songs and they are expecting more new songs from him.
After he left Afghanistan in 1990, Darya released his album “Begum Jaan” in 1992. With this, he introduced computer and experimental music to the Afghan music scene. In 1995, Darya’s hit album “Afghanistan” was released and became an acclaimed collection of tracks due to its multilingual nature and representation of different tribal and ethnic Afghan music. This album showcased the possibility of promoting national unity with music.
We are hoping to see more new songs of this legendary singer.
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