Gani Abdualievich KULZHANOV

Аctor of theater and cinema, host of events taking place at the State levels, laureate of the Union of Youth of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


He was born in 1965 in the Zhalagash district of the Kyzylorda region.

In 1987 – 1991 years He studied at the acting department of the State Institute of theater and cinema with the people’s Artist of KSRO with professor Sholpan Zhandarbekova and people’s artist of Kazakhstan Tlektes Meiramov.

In 1990 he was accepted into the troupe of the Kazakh Academic Drama Theater. M. Auezov. The first role of the young actor Aibar in the play «Goodbye lovely!» based on the play of M. Makatayev proved that the leadership of the theater was not mistaken in the choice. In the future, the creative biography of the artist was supplemented by numerous roles of classical and modern repertoire. Among the most successful and beloved viewers rightfully included Hortensio in «The Taming of the Shrew» by William Shakespeare, Musabay in «Akbilek» Zh. Aimauytov, Subedey in «Genghiz Khan», Abilmansur in «Ablaykhan» A.Kekilbaev, Eric Klamrot in “Before the Sunset” by H. Hauptaman,  Omar in «The Elder Sister» D.Isabekov and others.

In 1998 year for the performance of the role of Kumar in the play «Angel with the Devil’s Face» by R. Mukanova, the artist was awarded the title of laureate of the Union of Youth of Kazakhstan.

Now on the artist’s account more than fifty theatrical roles.

And also actively cooperates with film studios in Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The characters of Jokhangir in «Crossroads», Diaz in «Locust» great creative success of the artist.

  1. Kulzhanov is also a regular presenter of all major concerts and events, «Asia Dauysy», «Zhas Kanat» festivals, «Stars congratulate» others.

In 2007 year the actor was invited to the musical and drama theater named after K.Kuanyshbaev, and several months later he was entrusted with the organization of a new theater in the city of Astana. Thanks to the great organizational qualities of the young director, the new theater opened its curtain. In just one year of its activity the theater managed to grow fond of viewers not only of Astana, but also of many regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Successful tours in the cities of Atyrau, Aktau, Uralsk, Aktobe, Pavlodar, Shymkent, and Kyzylorda became possible due to perseverance, high business qualities and personal charm of Director Kulzhanov

Since 2013, in order to develop his creative potential, he refused the post of director and again returned to the ranks of theater actors.

Roles in the theater:

In 2015, J.B. Moliere «Georges Dandin or the Confounded Husband» /comedy/ – Mr. Sotanville {the director is – Bekbolat Kurmangozhaev honored Artist оf the Republic of Kazakhstan}In 2016, A.Kekilbayev «Hoping for the best» /folk heroic dramatic poem/ Abilmambet {the director is – Nurkanat Zhakypbay Honored Artist of Kazakhstan}

In 2017, J.Kulambetov «Esaul» /the parable/ (the director is – Bekbolat Kurmangozhaev honored Artist оf the Republic of Kazakhstan);


Roles in cinema:



Laureate of the Union of Youth of Kazakhstan;

2015 у. Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

          2016 у. He is the owner of the anniversary medal «25 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan»;

2018 у. National Hero of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the breastplate «25 years of the law enforcement service of the Republic of Kazakhstan».