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Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Nadezhda Mikhalkova is a Russian actress, producer and designer.
She was born on September 27, 1986 in Moscow. Nadezhda is a daughter of famous film director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov and fashion designer, President of the Russian Silhouette Tatiana Mikhalkova.
At the age of eight the girl starred in the film Burnt by the Sun directed by her father. A few years later she starred in the film The President And His Granddaughter, directed by Tigran Keosayan, where she played twin sisters. She has played in several films despite the fact she didn’t have any special education.
In 2008 Nadezhda graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Journalism. In the same year Mikhalkova was a producer of the film Say Leo.
Nadia played the main role in the play Duck Hunt.
Nadezhda tried herself as a designer and created clothes under the brand Nadine.

Personal life
She married Rezo Gigineishvili, actor, director, screenwriter and film producer. Their first meeting took place on the set of the film 9 Months directed by Rezo. Nadezhda decided to visit her sister Anna Mikhalkova, who played in the film and met the director. At that moment Gigineishvili was married to singer Anastasia Kochetkova, and they have daughter Masha. At first Nadia and Rezo became close friends and only then lovers. Their wedding has become a surprise for everyone! Beautiful wedding ceremony took place in Georgia, in Sighnaghi, which is traditionally considered the “city of love”.
On May 21, 2011 Nadezhda gave birth to her daughter Nina and on May 21, 2013 their son Ivan was born.
Nikita Mikhalkov respects his son in law, appreciates his talent and calls him “modern Danelia”.

Gigineishvili mikhalkova

Nadezhda and her husband Rezo Gigineishvili

Selected Filmography
1994 – Burnt by the Sun – Nadia Kotova
1999 – The Barber of Siberia
2000 – The President and his granddaughter
2010 – Burnt by the Sun 2 – Nadia Kotova
2011 – Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel – Nadia Kotova
2011 – Burnt by the Sun 2 (TV version) – Nadia Kotova
2011 – Without men
2012 – Three friends
2012 – Unloved
2013 – Son of the Father of Nations
2013 – The Last of the Magikyan
Source: n-mihalkova.ru

Nadezhda Mikhalkova