Shovgi Huseynov

Shovgi Huseynov was born on August 9, 1972 in Jalilabad district, (son of Arastun). In 1989, he graduated from secondary school No. 1 named after "Nizami". In 1994, he graduated from the "Drama and Cinema Actor" faculty of the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts.

In 1991-2009, he started working as an actor in the Camera Theater created by People's Artist Jannat Salimova.

Since 2009, he has been an actor of the Young Spectators Theater, since 2014 of the Academic Musical Theater, and since 2018 he has been a teacher of the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts.

In 1996, he was awarded "Golden Dervish" by the Union of Theater Workers, "Best Young Actor of the Year" by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in 2000, and "Zirva" by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2015.

On December 24, 2002, he received the honorary title of "Honored Artist" by the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Since 2016, according to the decree of the head of the Kalmykia region of the Russian Federation, he has been the Honored Artist of Kalmykia.

He won awards by participating in international theater festivals held in different countries - Iran, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Tatarstan, Macedonia, America.

Feature films, television shows and serials also occupy a special place in the actor's creativity.

Shovgi Huseynov won the audience's sympathy with his memorable roles in many stage productions of the Academic Musical Theater.

He played the role in Mashadi Ibad in "f not that one, then this one" (Uzeyir Hajibeyli), Fox in "The Little Prince" (Antoine de Saint-Exupery), Mir Jafar Bagirov in "Nuri-Dida Jeyhun" (Ali Amirli), Estragon in "Waiting for Godot" (Samuel Beckett) in this abstract play and in the monoplay "The meek" (F. Dostoyevsky) played the role of Moneylender.