Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov

Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov (Tajik: Бахтиёр Худойназаров, Persian: بختیار خدای‌نظرف‎) (May 29, 1965 – April 21, 2015) was a film director, producer and screenwriter from Tajikistan. His most internationally famous film is the comedy Luna Papa (1999). He won a Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival for his film Kosh ba kosh (1993). In 2000 he was a member of the jury at the 22nd Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov
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Khudojnazarov in 2015
BornMay 29, 1965
DiedApril 21, 2015

Khudojnazarov lived in Berlin, Germany, from 1993 and died from a short illness aged 49.[2]



  1. ^ "22nd Moscow International Film Festival (2000)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
  2. ^ "Well-Known Russian Film Director Of Tajik Origin Dies In Berlin". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty.

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