Beloved Kazakh comic K. Sultanbayev died

ALMATY. December 20. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilyinskaya/ Famous Kazakh performer, beloved hero of Tamasha humorous program Kudaibergen Sultanbayev has died in Almaty. He was 64. The ceremony of farewell with the people's artist of Kazakhstan is scheduled for tomorrow, December 21, at the hall of the M. Auezov Academic Theatre where has worked for many years and has created a number of bright characters.

K. Sultanbayev has greatly contributed to development of the Kazakh culture, in particular, establishment of Tamasha - a unique domestic TV program, due to which his talent as a comic actor has been manifested. With Tamasha K. Sultanbayev travelled around all cities, towns and villages of Kazakhstan. This program, as is known, has been existing for more than 25 years.

Alongside, the popular actor was actively involved in public work. Since 1995 to 1999 he was a deputy of the Kazakh Parliament. In 2008 he was awarded with Kurmet order.

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