Mohammad-Reza Shajarian (born September 23, 1940 in Mashhad, Iran) is an internationally and critically acclaimed Persian traditional singer, composer and ostad (master) of Persian music. He has been called "Iran's greatest living master of traditional Persian music." Shajarian is also known for his skills in Persian calligraphy, and humanitarian activities.
Shohreh Agdashloo is a beautiful and talented Persian actress that I got the chance to meet, take a photo with, and talk to (in Farsi a bit) a few years ago. She was so kind and she is a brilliant actress. See House of Sand and Fog, awesome.
Dariush was born in Tehran, on February 4, 1951 and ethnicity is Iranian Azerbaijanis from Meyaneh and spent his early years in Karaj His musical talent was first recognized at an early age of nine, when he appeared on stage at his school. Hassan Khayatbashi introduced him to the public at the age of twenty through Iranian television.