Alisher Uzoqov

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Alisher Uzoqov
Otabek Mahkamov, Tohir Sodiqov, Alisher Uzoqov, and Ulugʻbek Qodirov (3.8.2013).JPG
Alisher Uzoqov (second from right) with other Uzbek celebrities
Background information
Birth name Alisher Uzoqov
Born (1984-08-25) August 25, 1984 (age 33)
Origin Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR
Occupation(s) Actor, director, singer, and footballer
Years active 1984, 2001–present

Alisher Uzoqov (sometimes spelled Alisher Uzakov in English) (Uzbek: Alisher Uzoqov, Алишер Узоқов; Russian: Алишер Узаков) (born August 25, 1984) is an Uzbek actor, film director, singer, and professional footballer.[1] Uzoqov received widespread recognition and acclaim in Uzbekistan after starring in the 2009 Uzbek drama Mister hech kim (Mr. Nobody). Since then he has starred in many Uzbek comedy films. Uzoqov has also recorded a few songs.

Uzoqov has also tried his hand at directing. He has directed three films, namely, Mening akam boʻydoq! (Now Brother is a Bachelor!) (2011), Endi dadam boʻydoq? (Now My Father is a Bachelor?) (2012), and Kuzda gullagan daraxt (The Tree That Blossomed in the Fall) (2015). In 2013, the actor announced his plans to quit acting,[2] but has appeared in several films since.

Since 2012, Uzoqov has played for Istiqlol Football Club which competes in the Uzbekistan First League. In 2016, he became vice president of the Andijan Province Football Federation.[3]

Life[edit]

Alisher Uzoqov was born on August 25, 1984, in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR.[4] He is a grandson of the celebrated Uzbek folk singer Maʼmurjon Uzoqov. His father, Muhammadjon Uzoqov, is a singer and actor.[5] His mother, Shohida Uzoqova, is also a movie actress and has appeared alongside Uzoqov in several films, most notably in Soʻnggi lahza (The Last Moment) (2009), Tundan tonggacha (From Dusk to Dawn) (2009), Mening akam boʻydoq! (My Brother is a Bachelor!) (2011), Uchrashuv (The Meeting) (2011), Soʻnggi qoʻngʻiroq (The Last Bell) (2012), and Tundan tonggacha davom etadi... (From Dusk to Dawn Continues...) (2012). Uzoqov is married and has a son (Firdavs 2012) and a daughter (Soliha 2014).

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1984 Kunda (Every Day) Infant Home video
2003 Великан (The Giant) Short film
2006 Seni sevdim (I Love You) Akrom
Xoʻja Nasriddin: Oʻyin boshlandi (Nasreddin Hodja: Game begins) Voice only
2007 Faqat gʻalaba (Only Victory) Schoolboy
Kechir (I'm Sorry) Voice only
2008 Kichkina odamlar (Little Men) Gʻozivoy
Telba (Insane) Moʻmin
2009 Mister hech kim (Mr. Nobody) Alisher
Keragimsan (I Need You) Davron
Kirakash (The Gypsy Cab Driver) Bobur
Qalbaki dunyo (A Fake World) Samad
Soʻnggi lahza (The Last Moment) Akmal
Tundan tonggacha (From Dusk to Dawn) Umid
Uylanish (Getting Married) Javohir
Xavfli sarguzasht (A Dangerous Adventure) Jamol
Challari
2010 Farishta (Angel) Rustam
Kichkina xoʻjayin (The Small Boss) Rustam
Men talabaman! (I'm a Student!) Sherzod
Qorakoʻz (Qorakoʻz) Sarvar
2011 Hay-fay bolakay (The Hi-Fi Kiddo) Aziz
Ishonch (Trust) Sobir
Mening akam boʻydoq! (My Brother is a Bachelor!) Shamshod
Nafs (Craving) Himself Uncredited cameo
Oling quda, bering quda (Take and Give, My In-Laws) Gʻanisher
Omadli yigitlar (The Lucky Guys) Avaz
Oʻxshatmasdan uchratmas Aziz / Farhod
Uchrashuv (The Meeting) Alisher
Zamonaviy sovchilar (The Modern Matchmakers) Sanjar
2012 Aql va yurak (The Mind and the Heart) Farhod
Akajon xizmatingizdamiz (Brother, We're at Your Service) Davron
Dunyo (The World)
Endi dadam boʻydoq? (Now My Father is a Bachelor?) Shamshod
Oʻgay ona (The Stepmother) Elnur
Sevgi farishtasi (The Angel of Love) Jasur
Soʻnggi qoʻngʻiroq (The Last Bell) Said
Super qaynona (The Super Mother-in-Law)
Tundan tonggacha davom etadi... (From Dusk to Dawn Continues...) Umid
Uch, ikki, bir. Doʻst, dunyo, imkon (Three, Two, One. A Friend, the World, an Opportunity) Javohir
Vafodorim (My Faithful)
Yolgʻizginam (My Only) Jamshid
2013 Bevalar (The Widows) Akbar
Jannatdagi boʻri bolasi (A Wolf Cub in Paradise)
Lafz (A Promise) Ulugʻbek
Mening doʻstim jin (My Friend the Genie) Himself Uncredited cameo
Sen ketma (Don't Leave) Himself Cameo appearance
Sensiz (Without You)
Sevgi farishtasi 2 (The Angel of Love 2) Jasur
Tasodif (Fortuity) Yodgor
Zamonaviy sovchilar 3 (Modern Matchmakers 3) Sanjar
2014 Angel of Death Shot in Uzbekistan and the U.S.
Sensiz hayot zerikarli (Life is Boring Without You)
Qorbobo Korporeyshn (Santa Corporation)
2015 Kuzda gullagan daraxt (The Tree That Blossomed in the Fall) Doniyor
2016 Hayotda (In Life)
Yolgʻizlar (~) Aziz Voice only
2017 Muzlagan (~)
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Ostona (The Threshold) Doston 3-4 episodes
2007 Застава (The Outpost) Ismailov Shot in Uzbekistan and Russia
Dil payvandi (Soul Connection) Ahror
2008 Tutash taqdirlar (The Linked Destinies) Jahongir
Zebuzar (Zebuzar) Mahmud

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song title Artist
2008 "Bilaman" Manzura
"Ota-ona" Mirjamol
2009 "Leylam" Shohruhxon
2010 "Sensiz yashay olaman ishon" Ulugʻbek Rahmatullayev
"Yor-yor" Sardor Rahimxon
2011 "Nima uchun?"
2012 "Aylanib ketoyin"
"Nega endi?" Rayhon
2013 "Qani?"
"Judayam sogʻindim" Manzura
"Oʻzingda" Ziyoda Qobilova
2016 "Chin sevaman" Nilufar Usmanova
"Otamdan yodgorim onam" Sardor Rahimxon
"Xalos et" Rayhon
2017 "Malina" Kaniza (uz)
"Aladdin" Nilufar Usmanova
"Doʻston" Sardor Rahimxon

Director[edit]

Year Title Notes
2008 Ota-ona (Mirjamol) (Parents) Music videos
2011 Mening akam boʻydoq! (Now Brother is a Bachelor!)
2012 Endi dadam boʻydoq? (Now My Father is a Bachelor?)
2015 Kuzda gullagan daraxt (The Tree That Blossomed in the Fall)
2016 Otamdan yodgorim onam (Sardor Rahimxon) (~) Music videos
2017 Malina (Kaniza) (Raspberry) Music videos
2017 Aladdin (Nilufar Usmanova) (Aladdin) Music videos
2017 Muzlagan (~)

Screenwriter[edit]

Year Title Notes
2015 Kuzda gullagan daraxt (The Tree That Blossomed in the Fall)

Awards[edit]

Although he does not have more awards, most people enjoy his starring films and appreciate his acting talent.

Year Festival Film title Category Result
2012 M&TVA Best actor Won
2012 M&TVA Endi dadam boʻydoq Best film Won

Discography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director
2009 "Nahotki"
2010 "Qorakoʻzim"
"Kichkina xoʻjayin" (featuring Ziyoda Qobilova)
2011 "Hay-fay bolakay"
"Oshno"
"Oshiq yurak"
"Yonimda"
2012 "Yonayoturman"
2013 "Tilim qursin" (featuring Nilufar)

Football career[edit]

Since 2012, Uzoqov has played for Istiqlol Football Club which competes in the Uzbekistan First League. In 2016, he became vice president of the Andijan Province Football Federation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alisher Uzoqov". Kinopoisk (in Russian). Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Is Alisher Uzoqov Planning on Quitting Acting?". RFE/RL's Uzbek Service (in Uzbek). 18 September 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Alisher Uzoqov is the First Vice President of the Andijan Province Football Federation". Championat Asia (in Uzbek). 27 January 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Good-Bye, Acting! Hello, Football?". Daryo (in Uzbek). 18 September 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Alisher Uzoqov". Kino-teatr (in Russian). Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

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