Pop and classical singer with her family in the U.S.
War with neighboring Iraq had a negative impact on the Iranian movie and music industry. The Forouhar family stayed in Tehran until deciding to emigrate from the country.In 1988 Forouhar and her family moved to the United States. Leila's songs are popular in countries including Iran Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iraq, Armenia and the United States. She has released more than 20 albums.