Kukab Parniyan (ca. 1921-1984)
Announcer on Radio Tehran during the years 1940-1970. Insufficient information is available about her biography. She was the daughter of Muhammad Parniyan, a writer and literary figure. After marrying Mahmud Raja’, one of the earliest announcers on Radio Tehran, she began work as a full-time announcer, acting very capably in that role and appearing on different radio shows ranging from family to artistic programmes. Use was made her abilities as an announcer and her voice in a number of the early Gulha-yi javidan and Barg-i sabz programmes.