Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov

Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov in 2015

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]

Khudojnazarov died from a short-illness in Berlin, Germany, 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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