Apr 23, 2006

Fereydoun Farokhzad

Iranian artist and political activist who was murdered over seas presumably by Islamic Republic of Iran :( , Someone should make a movie about him.
He's great

Biography on IMDB:

Fereydoun Farokhzad, a poet, a patriotic singer who was Iran's Jay Leno during the time of Shah, was stabbed and was beheaded with a knife on 8th August 1992, in Bonn, Germany during the time of exile from the Islamic Revolution, by the order of the clerical repressive corrupt fanatical regime of IRI.

He was a great Entertainer and trained many great Persian singers currently living in LA. He was someone of whom most people have fond memories growing up in Iran. An educated patriot who fought against the mullahs with all his power and finally was murdered in a tragic way by the mullah regime. Fereydoun was always present during many demonstrations and always spoke loud and clear against the Islamic Republic and he is truly missed and irreplaceable.


He was the brother of one of Iran's most famous poets; Foroogh Farokhzad.

Before the Revolution he had a very popular live show on Iranian TV called "Mikhak-E-Noghrei" which was widely seen by Iranian people.

Married twice. Once to a German woman and second time to an Iranian. He has a son named Rostam.

He was educated in Germany and had a PHD in Political science.
For a Persian Biography and pictures go here