Born - 07.09.1925 in Abustumani (Georgia), died - 21.11.2007 in Yerevan.
1942- entered Academy of Arts in Tbilisi, later studied in the Faculty of Philology of Georgian University. 1945- continued his education in Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts. 1954 - started to publish articles in the Armenian newspapers in Tbilisi and later in Yerevan. 1959 - published his first book. 1965 - moved to Yerevan and worked in the newspaper "Grakan Tert." 1973 -80 - editor of "Screen" magazine, in the early 90s edited "Hayutiun" weekly. Since 1981 - has been shooting films based on his own scripts.
1967 - Triangle, script
1971 - Khatabala, co-script (along with Yu.Yerznkyan)
1972 - Hayrik, script
1976 - Baghdasar Divorces His Wife, script
1976 - Music, animation, script
1980 - The Flight Starts from the Earth, co-script (along with N.Hovhannisyan)
1981 - Lyrical March, script, dir. (co-dir. L.Isahakyan)
1983 - A Burning Lantern, script, dir.
1984 - Resurrection, aie, script, dir.
1987 - Action, script, dir., short
1987 - Illusion, script, short
1987 - The Word, script, short
1988 - Secret Advisor, script, dir.
1991 - A Voice in the Wilderness, co-script (along with V.Chaldranyan)