Shakila

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Shakila (Persian: شکیلا, born May 3, 1962 in Tehran , Iran‎) is a Persian vocalist and master of classical 'Persian traditional music|Persian music'.

She studied both Persian classical music, (from maestro Mahmoud Karimi) and western classical music. In 2005, Shakila was awarded by 'Persian Academy Awards International' for her modern Classical Performances. Shakila is the youngest child of her family. When she was only nine she was invited to a television show, which caught the attention of producers. Her family thought she was too young to sing professionally, so she focused on her studies. She studied music with Mahmoud Karimi at age 15 until some time afterward. When she turned 18 she decided to move to the United States.

Shakila currently holds numerous international awards. She also performed on several international soundtracks, which she won several awards for.

After studying classical music, she released her first album, "Kami Baa Man Modaaraa Kon." She is heavily interested in poetry, and sings many of Rumi's poems. Shakila has two sons, Shahrod and Behrod. She currently resides in San Diego, CA.


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Album

Year Title Rating Releases
1988 Kami Baa Man Modaaraa Kon 1
1992 Gheybate Nour 1
1995 Aakharin Kokab 1
1995 Ersie Haaye Aatefi 1
1995 Live In Concert (La 1995) 1
1997 Zabaane Negaah 1
1998 Ashke Mahtaab 1
1999 Aavaa 1
2000 Aansouye Bisou 1
2001 Live In Concert (La 2001) 1
2002 Jaadouye Sokout 1
2007 Labe Khaamoush 1
2008 Sholeye Bidar 1
2009 Mojdeye Azadi 5 1
Geryeh Dar Ragbar 1

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Year Title Rating Releases
Kami Ba Man Modara Kon-Zabaneh Eshgh 1

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