Rostam Mirlashari

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Rostam Mirlashari
Birth name Rostam Mirlashari
Born (1961-01-22) January 22, 1961 (age 56)
Zahedan City, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran
Origin Taftan, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran
Genres Pop, Cultural music, electronica
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, film producer, fashion designer, author
Instruments Vocals, guitar, percussion
Years active 1994–present
Website Home page

Rostam Mirlashari (born 22 January 1961 in Zahedan) is a Balochi singer, based in Sweden.

Background[edit]

Mirlashari grew up in Sistan-Baluchistan a province of Iran and was inspired by his parents who were both singers. Mirlashari studied civil engineering, worked in the building industry and was a director of a construction company in Minab. According to Pakistan Idol, Mirlashari is known for being the prince of Balouchi music.[1]

Sweden[edit]

In 1991, the political situation and fear for his life in Baluchistan convinced him to leave Iran and move to Sweden. In 1994, he established a band made up of a mix of musicians from Balochistan, Sweden, Africa and a few European countries. He called the band Golbang (pronounced Gol-bāng). He is an active musician and considers himself to be a member of both the Swedish culture and the Balouch culture.[2] Mirlashari also studied at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm.[3]

He sang an old and famous balochi song Laila O Laila on Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 6) episode 4 aired on December 21, 2013, His performance received positive reviews from public.[4][5]

Discography[edit]

  • Omit in 1998
  • Padik in 2000
  • Golbang in 2000
  • Saali nó in 2003

" Sheida" single 2007 " Nouruz" EP 2008

  • Setareh in 2009
"Hela Världen" (Anders Nyberg ensemble, a compilation album on which Rostam performs) 2009
"Morid" (Golbang, EP) 2012
"Padik" (Padik) 2013

"Morid" (Golbang) 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pakistan Idol (November 7, 2013). "Rostam Mirlashari Coke Studio Season 6 Pakistan – Artist Profile". Pakistan Idol Show. 
  2. ^ "Rostam Mirlashari". Culture Base. 
  3. ^ "Rostam Mirlashari". Golbang.se. 
  4. ^ "Season 6 artists". Coke Studio Pakistan. Archived from the original on December 22, 2013. 
  5. ^ Madeeha Syed (December 30, 2013). "Classic and contemporary". Dawn.com. "Waves of nostalgia washed over this writer when one heard one of the pioneers of pop music in Pakistan, Alamgir in the studio with his simple yet soulful rendition of the Bengali folk song Amay Bhashaili Rey." 

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