Chulpan Khamatova is a Russian theater and film actress, TV presenter, People’s Artist of Russia (2012), Laureate of the State Prize of Russia (2004). By the way, she is a leading actress of the Moscow theater Sovremennik, winner of numerous theater and cinema awards. In addition, she is one of the founders of the charity fund Give Life. Khamatova was a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Beautiful girl was born on October 1, 1975 in Kazan, USSR into the family of engineers. Chulpan means the “dawn star” in Tatar. Talented actress has younger brother Shamil (born in 1985), who is also an actor. In her childhood the future actress was engaged in figure skating. After graduating from school she entered the Kazan theater school. Later, her teachers advised to continue her studies in Moscow and Chulpan entered the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts.