Born - 07.09.1903 in Bitlis (Turkey). Died - 22.09.1984 in Yerevan.
In 1915, surviving the Turkish massacres, escaped to Yerevan and lived in orphanage. 1922-25 - studied at the law department of Yerevan State University. 1930 - graduated from the Directing Department of State Cinema College in Moscow (S. Eisenstein;s master class). 1936-50 - director of drama theaters in Leninakan and Kirovakan. Since 1950a. - director of Yerevan Studio of documentary films. Director and scriptwriter of two feature and about 50 documentary films.
1929 - Who is to blame?, script
1934 - When the Gardens Bloom
1964 - My Armenia, doc.
1967 - Here Is She - My Armenia, doc.
1968 - In the World of Beauty, doc.
1969 - Meeting with Motherland, doc.
1970 - Echmiadzin, doc.
1973 - Agarak, doc.