Univer (Russian TV series)

Univer (Russian: Универ) is a Russian sitcom which aired on TNT about the life of students living in a dormitory block in Moscow. The show aired from 2008 to 2011, having a total of 5 seasons and 255 episodes. The show triggered two spin-offs: Univer. New Dorm (started in 2011) and SashaTanya (started in 2013).

Screenplay byVyacheslav Dusmuhametov [1]
Semyon Slepakov
Yevgeny Sobolev
Directed byPyotr Tochilin
Zhanna Kadnikova
Ivan Kitaev
Roman Samgin
StarringAndrey Gaydulyan
Valentina Rubtsova
Mariya Kozhevnikova
Vitaly Gogunsky
Ararat Keschyan
Country of originRussia
Original languageRussian
CinematographyYuri Vazhnov
Dmitry Vetchinin
Dmitry Karnachik
Editor7 Арт Медиа
Running time23 min
Original release
Release2008 (2008) [2] –
2011 (2011)[3]

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Son of an oligarch Sylvester Sergeev, Sasha, escaped from a university in England, where he studied finance, and enrolled in the Astronomy Department of the Physics Faculty of MVGU, a university in Moscow. Sylvester wants his son to return to his former life, but Sasha believes that he must achieve everything by himself and refuses financial support from his father. Parallel to this, other students living with Sasha go through various entertaining situations and build long-lasting relationships.[4]

Cast edit

  • Andrey Gaydulyan as Sasha Sergeev [5]
  • Valentina Rubtsova as Tanya Arkhipova-Sergeeva
  • Mariya Kozhevnikova as Alla Grishko
  • Vitaly Gogunsky as Eduard Kuzmin
  • Ararat Keschyan as Arthur Mikaelyan (season 2-5)
  • Alexey Klimushkin as Silvestr Andreevich Sergeev
  • Alexey Gavrilov as Gosha Rudkovsky (season 1, 4–5, guest season 2)
  • Larisa Baranova as Lily Volkova (season 4-5)
  • Stanislav Yarushin as Anton Martynov (season 5)

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