Vakhtang Kikabidze dies – cause of death named
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According to preliminary information, voiced by the Georgian media, Vakhtang Kikabidze died as a result of a long illness at the age of 84.
Director, pop singer and actor Vakhtang Kikabidze died on Sunday, January 15. This was reported on the air of the private Georgian television company Mtavari Arkhi.
Kikabidze died at the age of 84.
Vakhtang Kikabidze died: the cause of death of the actor
The exact reason The death of Vakhtang Kikabidze has not yet been announced by the media. According to preliminary information, the director and singer died after a long illness.
Note that back in 2018, Kikabidze admitted to reporters that he had been scheduled for an oncological operation at one time. Vakhtang then had a brain tumor removed.
Vakhtang Kikabidze died: biography of the actor “, then played the drums and was a soloist in the jazz ensemble “Orera”. He performed songs in Georgian, Russian, Italian and English.
Since the 1980s he has performed solo. He was one of the most popular pop singers in the USSR. Among his most famous songs: “Seeing off love”, “Chito-Gvrito”, “Heartless”, “You can't say everything in a song”, “Stay, youth”, “That's the whole conversation”, “Memory”, “My of the year”, “Father's Song”.
In 1966, Vakhtang Kikabidze made his film debut, starring in the musical comedy “Meeting in the Mountains” directed by Nikolai Sanishvili.
In 1981, he shot in his own way script comedy “Be healthy, dear!”, And in 1985 – the film “A Man and Everyone Else”, where he played the main role. In total, there are more than 20 paintings in Kikabidze's filmography.
But Kikabidze received wide popularity after the release of the films “Don't Cry!” and Mimino.
Since 2008, when Russia invaded Georgia, he stopped performing in the Russian Federation.
Vakhtang Kikabidze also supported Ukraine, openly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin and everything what is connected with the “Russian world”. In addition, the famous actor condemned the occupation of Crimea, the war in the Donbass and the full-scale invasion of the Russian Armed Forces into Ukraine.
Focus also wrote that on December 30, 2022, the Soviet composer Eduard Artemiev, the author of the music for Stalker and Solaris, died. The composer was 85 years old. During his life, he created music for dozens of films.