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Farid & Wajiha Rastagar

Farid Rastagar (born 26. March 1963) is from Panjshir, a singer, music arranger, and composer. He is one of the 80s era singers who rose to popularity as Afghanistan’s pop music was reaching its zenith of maturity. His early albums became highly successful due to the keen detail he gave to the background music all of which he arranged, composed and sang himself. Currently he continues producing his music from Hamburg, Germany, his home since he emigrated from Afghanistan, often performing in various cities in Europe.

Wajiha Rastagar (born 12. May 1967)  is a singer from Afghanistan. She is wife to fellow singer and composer Farid Rastagar. She sings in Pashto and Persian. She currently lives in Germany along with her husband & children, and she continues her career from there. Wajiha Rastagar is one of the most talented singers in Afghanistan and perhaps one of the most controversial artistes. Though already as a student she had become famous before with her patriotic marching song “watan ranaa kawoo” her career started singing with Gule-Surkh orchestra formed by her husband Farid Rastagar and his friends such as famous musician Amir jan Sabori. Wajiha Rastagar was a student of primary school when she participated in the school’s cultural programmes.