Vakhtang Kikabidze

Soviet and Georgian singer, actor, screenwriter, producer, and composer

Vakhtang (Buba) Kikabidze (Georgian: ვახტანგ (ბუბა) კიკაბიძე, Russian: Вахтанг Константинович Кикабидзе, Vahtang Konstantinovich Kikabidze; born July 19, 1938) is a Georgian (formerly Soviet) singer, actor, screenwriter, producer, composer and politician. He became a member of Parliament in 2020. He has had notable roles. He is married and has a son. He became famous as a lead singer of "Orera", a Georgian estrada group which registered as the first Vocal-Instrumental Ensemble in the Soviet Union in 1958.[1]

Vakhtang Kikabidze
Vakhtang Kikabidze at Laima Rendez Vous Jurmala 2017.jpg
Member of the Parliament of Georgia
Assumed office
11 December 2020
Personal details
Born
Vakhtang Konstantinovich Kikabidze

(1938-07-19) July 19, 1938 (age 84)
Tbilisi, Georgia SSR, Soviet Union
Other political
affiliations
Strength is in Unity (2020-present)
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FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

  • "Ku! Kin-dza-dza" (Ku! Kin-dza-dza) – Russia, 2013
  • "Fortune" (Fortuna) – Russia, 2000
  • "Real Men and the Others" (Mamakatsebi) – Georgian SSR, 1985
  • "Olga and Konstantin" (Olga i Konstantin) – Russian SFSR, 1984
  • "TASS Is Authorized to Declare..." (TASS upolnomochen zayavit...) – Russian SFSR, 1984
  • "Morning Without Marks" (Utro bez otmetok) – Russian SFSR, 1983
  • "Cheers, My Dear!" (Itsotskhle genatsvale) – Georgian SSR, 1981
  • "Till Next Time, Friend..." (Shekhvedramde, megobaro...) – Georgian SSR, 1980
  • "Mimino" – Russian SFSR, 1977
  • "The Lost Expedition" (Propavshaya ekspeditsiya) – Russian SFSR, 1974
  • "Melodies of the Vere Quarter" (Veris ubnis melodiebi) – Georgian SSR, 1974
  • "Hopelessly Lost" (Sovsem propashchiy) – Russian SFSR, 1972
  • "I'm a Detective" (Me, gamomdziebeli) – Georgian SSR, 1971
  • "Don't Grieve" (Ar daidardo, Ne goryuy) – Georgian SSR/Russian SFSR, 1969
  • "Orera" (Orera, sruli svlit) – Georgian SSR, 1967
  • "Meeting in Mountains" (Shekhvedra mtashi) – Georgian SSR, 1966

Director and screenwriterEdit

  • "Cheers, My Dear!" (Itsotskhle genatsvale) – Georgian SSR, 1981
  • "Real Men and the Others" (Mamakatsebi) – Georgian SSR, 1985

DiscographyEdit

  • Pismo drugi. BUBA Records, 1999
  • Sekret Schastya. BUBA Records, 1999
  • Tango Lyubvi. OST-Records, 1999
  • Luchshie pesni. Noks Myuzik 2001
  • Grand Collection. Kvadro-Disk, 2002
  • Moi goda. Russkoie snabshenie 2003
  • Stariki-pasboiniki. Super Music 2004
  • Lyubownoye nastroyenie. Nikitin, 2005

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Scott, Erik R. (2016), Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of the Soviet Empire, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 144-152.

Other websitesEdit