Haider Salim (Persian: حيدر سليم ) is a Tajik singer from Afghanistan. He now resides in Fremont, California, U.S., continuing singing in exile. Already popular before the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, he is one of the few surviving singers of Afghanistan’s 70s era musician collection who’ve maintained their popularity throughout the decades.
He is brother to Salma Jahani and brother-in-law to Rahim Jahani. List of CD's Sorood-e Kabul, Pay- Ashk, Taqdeer, Sapidah, Dukhtar-e Afghan, Nawa-e Dil, Majlisi Awal, Maykadah, Majlisi Dawoom, In Concert with Salma, Mastee, Kabul and Zeba.
Haider Salim performing Ahmad Zahir's classic hit Imshab Byayad (Tonight it should come), inspired by Elvis Presley's number one hit "It's Now or Never." Filmed by Cinevision Studios in the center of the Western Hemisphere, the San Franscisco Bay Area.
He has had further success with a song from his new album called "Ghazal".