Vakhtang Kikabidze died
On January 15, 2023, the famous actor, singer, director and just a good person Vakhtang Kikabidze died at the age of 84.
Cause of death
There is no official cause of death, but recently it was known that the actor was ill. Engaged in treatment and struggled with the disease.
The Georgian media were the first to report the death, in particular the Mtavari Arkhi TV channel. Later, officially about the death became known from relatives and friends.
Vakhtang Kikabidze (07/19/1938 – 01/15/2023)
The actor was born and died in the city of Tbilisi. His whole life was connected with this city in Georgia. The actor studied at two universities, which he eventually left because he decided to devote his life to creativity. That is why after university he went to work at the Philharmonic.
In 1966, he performed with the Orera band. He preferred percussion instruments and vocals. At the same time, he sang in the Dielo quartet. This year was also marked by a film debut in the film “Meeting in the Mountains.” After that, Vakhtang began an active career as a film actor.
1980 After numerous performances in the ensemble, he decided to start a solo career as a pop singer. Repeatedly performed in the “Song of the Year” and many times became the finalist of this song contest.
One of the most famous films in which the actor played a major role is the film “Mimino”. It was with these words that they said goodbye to the actor “Fly Mimino, fly!” It makes no sense to list all the pictures in which Vakhtang Kikabidze starred. This is a huge list.
This sensational story is known to many. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Vakhtang Kikabidze never returned to Russia. Not a single concert and visit to Russia. What can not be said about Ukraine, where the actor and singer gave several charity concerts. He helped the army of Ukraine and was wholeheartedly with the people of Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelensky, after the death of Vakhtang, wrote on social networks, “A friend who was always there.”
It makes no sense to list the awards, as there are a huge number of them. These are awards of the Georgian SSR and state awards of the USSR, Ukraine and many other countries. In addition to all the awards of film festivals and song contests.
Vakhtang Kikabidze was buried on January 19, 2023 at the Veriysky cemetery in his hometown of Tbilisi.