Afshin (Persian: افشین) was born on the 6th of May 1978 in Babol, a town in northern Iran. Afshin is one of the biggest Persian pop stars. His music is fresh and new, merging Persian lyrics and musical traditions with Western pop. His album "Maach" had big hits such as the album titled song "Mach" and "Dige azat Badam Miyad". He has collaborated with his brother Amir Ali to make a nice mixture of Persian pop themes with German lyrics. His lyrics are simple and prefered by the younger generation.