Eldar Shengelaia, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Eldar Shengelaia

Soviet and Georgian film director, screenwriter

Date of Birth: 26-Jan-1933

Place of Birth: Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, Georgia

Profession: screenwriter, politician, film director, film producer

Nationality: Georgia

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Eldar Shengelaia

  • Eldar Shengelaia (Georgian: ????? ?????????; Russian: ?????´? ??????´???? ???????´?; born 26 January 1933) is a Georgian and Soviet film director and screenwriter who directed ten films between 1957 and 1996.
  • From 1990 to 2004, he was a member of the Parliament of Georgia.
  • He has been awarded the titles of the People's Artist of Georgia (1979) and of the Soviet Union (1988).
  • He has been a chairman of the Film-makers' Union of Georgia since 1976.
  • Since 2008, he has been chairman of the State Council of Heraldry at the Parliament of Georgia.

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