Dariush (singer)

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Background information
Birth nameDariush Eghbali
Born (1951-02-04) February 4, 1951 (age 69)
Tehran, Iran [1]
Genres Persian pop, rock
Years active1970–present
Website dariush2000.com

Dariush Eghbali (Persian : داریوش اقبالی) better known by his stage name Dariush is an Iranian singer. [2]



Early life

Dariush was born in Tehran, on February 4, 1951. His musical talent was first recognized at age nine when he appeared on stage at his school. Hassan Khayatbashi introduced him to the public at age 20 through Iranian national television. He gained popularity for his song "Don't Tell Me You Love Me". (Persian: به من نگو دوست دارم be man nagu duset dāram) [3]


His work consists of over 208 songs in over 27 albums. He has also performed in two Iranian movies.

Dariush's song Dastaye To (Your Hands) was named as the most enduring song in Iranian music history by Manoto TV.


Dariush is a member of Amnesty International. He has been a drug abuser [4] and he is heavily involved in bringing awareness and support to the world of addiction. [4]

Personal life

He’s married to Venus Eghbali.[ [5]

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  2. "Dariush – Dariush Concert, Music, Pictures & Biography". Iranians.kodoom.com. Retrieved September 8, 2010.
  3. Partovi, Pouya. "Biography: Dariush". AllMusic . Retrieved July 11, 2010.
  4. 1 2 "داریوش اقبالی: پیشگیری از اعتیاد مهمتر از درمان آن است | جامعه / حقوق | 27.11.2007". Dw-world.de. November 27, 2007. Retrieved September 8, 2010.
  5. "پاسخ های داریوش به سئوالات شما – بخش نخست: سه آلبوم تازه در راه است". radiofarda. radiofarda.com. Retrieved October 29, 2018.