Instagram has hit Iran by storm. As millions of people download Instagram people are left wondering who to support first. To save you time and hassle, we've combined a list of the top Iranian people to follow this year.
First on our list is Ehsan Khajeh Amiri, an Iranian pop music singer born October 29th, 1984. Music is a talent that runs in the family; his father is also a very famous Persian traditional music singer known as Iraj. Amiri is also well-known for being the artist of the official song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He became a proud father himself when his wife gave birth to their son, Arshan, in March 2013. So far, he has 378k followers on Instagram.
Next up is Xaniar Khosravi with 495k followers. He was born in Tehran in 1986. He is now a well-established pop and hip hop artist, composer, producer, actor, and lyricist, showing off his many talents. His discovered his love for music very young at the age of 7, similar to his older brother who is also a singer. He paused his singing career for a short period to play soccer on a semi-professional level. Although he also left this career behind him when he enrolled in an entry exam to study towards a degree in law. While he has produced many hits over the years, his most famous are Oon (She), Bedoone To (without you) and Dar Kenare Mahtab (Beside Luna Light).
Perhaps one of the most famous singers in Iran is Mohsen Veganeh, born on May 13th, 1985 in Gonbade Qabus. He is an incredibly talented composer, musician, songwriter, and arranger. His work is sometimes compared to that of Shadmehr Aghili, which is unsurprising given that he cites the great musician as his number one inspiration for his work. He comes from a relatively large family with two older sisters and a younger brother. His Mom is a successful university professor, but sadly, he lost his father in the war. He currently resides in Tehran and is worth following.
Frezad Farsin has a huge number of followings, approximately 634k. He was born in 1981 and is multi-talented. He is a very talented song writer, singer, and actor. Farsin started his music career in a band. He was the founder and first member of a band signed by the Corouz Group back in 2001. However, he left the band before they even had a chance to release their debut single and album. Shervin Sohrabian later replaced him in the band. Farsin issued a report stating his departure from the company was due to 'personal reasons' and ensured he kept the rights to all of the content he had produced earlier on for the band. After a long journey of label searching, refining materials and titles, he released his first album titled 'Sharaareh' in 2005 with Navaaye Raameshe label. Fans had a long wait for his second album after it was repeatedly postponed due to its content being leaked on the Internet early.
The list of great talented musicians above is an excellent way to get started when it comes to choosing who to follow on Instagram this year.