Googoosh

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Googoosh
Googoosh during a concert in Canada
Background information
Birth nameFaegheh Atashin
Born (1950-05-05) 5 May 1950 (age 68)
OriginTehran, Iran
GenresIranian pop
OccupationsSinger, actress
Years active1953–1979, 2000–present
LabelsAvang, Caltex, MZM, Pars Video, Taraneh
Websitegoogoosh.com

Faegheh Atashin (Persian: فائقه آتشین‎, Azerbaijani: Faiqə Atəşin, born on 5 May 1950 in Tehran), known by her stage name Googoosh (Persian: گوگوش‎, Azerbaijani: Ququş), is an Iranian singer and actress. She is considered one of most iconic female pop-singers in Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries.[1]

Googoosh has been married three times. She has a son, Kambiz. She currently lives in Los Angeles.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

  • 1970: Do Panjareh (Two Windows)
  • 1971: Mordab (The Swamp)
  • 1972: Kooh (The Mountain)
  • 1974: Do Maahi (Two Fish)
  • 1974: Hamsafar (Co-Traveler)
  • 1975: Pol (The Bridge)
  • 1975: Mosabbeb (with Dariush)
  • 1977: Dar Emtedâde Šab (Along the Night)
  • 1978: Ageh Bemooni (If You Stay)
  • Nimeh Gomshodeh Man ("My Lost Half", year unknown)
  • Behtarin Fasl-e-Taazeh ("The Best Fresh Season", year unknown)
  • Jadeh (The Road)
  • Kavir (The Desert)
  • Yadam Basheh, Yadet Basheh (Shenasnameyeh 1)
  • Setaareh (The Star)
  • Mann O Gonjeshkayeh Khoneh (Me and Sparrows of the Home)
  • Lahzeh Bidari (Awakening Moment)

Albums (Since she returned to music)

  • 2000: Zartosht (Zoroaster)
  • 2004: Akharin Khabar (Latest News)
  • 2006: Manifest (Manifest)
  • 2008: Shabe Sepid (White Night)
  • 2010: Hajme Sabz (Green Volume)
  • 2012: E'jaz (Miracle)

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Persian Title[3] English Title
1960 Fereshteh-ye faarari (فرشتۀ فراری) Runaway Angel
Bim vaa omid / Bim o omid (بیم و امید) Fear and Hope
1963 Paartgah-e maakhuf (پرتگاه مخوف) The Cliff of Fear
1965 Sheytun-e baala (شیطون بلا) The Naughty One
1966 Gedayan-e Tehran (گدايان تهران) The Beggars of Tehran
Fil vaa fenjan / Fil o fenjan (فيل و فنجان) Big and Small
Hoseyn-e Kord (حسين كرد) Hoseyn-e Kord
1967 Chaahar khahaar (چهار خواهر) Four Sisters (with Leila Forouhar)
Daarvazeh-e taaqdir (دروازه تقدير) The Gate of Fate
Gaanj o raanj (گنج و رنج) Treasure and Toil
Daar jostoju-ye taabaahkaran (در جستجوی تبهكاران) On the Search for Criminals
1968 Seh divaneh (سه ‌دیوانه) The Three Morons
Shaab-e fereshtegan (شب فرشتگان) The Night of Angels
Setareh-ye haaft aseman (ستاره هفت آسـمان) The Star of Seven Skies
1969 Gonah-e zibayi (گناه زيبايی) The Sin of Beauty
1970 Tolu (طلوع) Sunrise
Jaanjal-e aarusi (جنجال عروسی) The Wedding Brawl
Paanjereh (پنجره) The Window
1971 Ehsas-e daagh (احساس داغ) Hot Feeling
Asemun-e bi setareh (آسـمون بی ستاره) Starless Sky
Qesas (قصاص) Retaliation
1972 Bita (بیتا) Bita
1973 Khiyalat-i (خیالاتی) Imaginings
1975 Haamsaafaar (هـمسفر) Travelling Mate
Nazaanin (نازنین) Nazaanin
Maamaal-e Amrikayi (مـَمَل آمریکایی) American Mammal
Shaab-e ghaariban (شب غریبان) Nostalgic Night
1976 Mah-e aasaal (ماه عسل) Honeymoon
1977 Daar emtedad-e shaab (در امتداد شب) Along the Night
1979 Emshaab aashki mirizaad (امشب اشکی می ریزد) Tonight Someone Cries

References[change | change source]

  1. Googoosh Returns Azerbaijan International; Retrieved on 22 December 2007
  2. "Iranian singer, actress gets $1.37M 4BD in Beverly Crest". Jay Brownstown. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
  3. The Iranian Movie Database

Other websited[change | change source]