Laleh, is an indie/folk and pop singer, songwriter and former actress from Persian and Swedish ascendance, born in 1982.  She started her artistic career as actress for a shot period, and in 2005, she released her homonym debut album peaking on the top on Swedish charts, being the best-selling album of the year.  All her four following albums were all produced independently, by herself. Laleh Pourkarim has also sung in Swedish and Persian. Her latest album is ''Colors' from 2013.

(Photo Source: Laleh's Twitter account)