Ariadna Shengelaya

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Ariadna Shengelaya
Born (1937-01-13) 13 January 1937 (age 80)
Tashkent, Soviet Union
Occupation Actress
Years active 1957-1997

Ariadna Vsevolodovna Shengelaya (née Shprink) (Russian: Ариа́дна Все́володовна Шенгела́я; born 13 January 1937) is a Soviet actress. She appeared in 33 films between 1957 and 1997. She was married to the Georgian film director Eldar Shengelaya from 1957 to 1980.

Ariadna Shengelaya played the role of the Queen Mother in the 1991 released Indian movie Ajooba starring Amitabh Bachchan as the Prince of the Kingdom of Baharistan. This film was an Indo-Soviet venture dubbed and released in the Russian language as Vozvrashcheniye Bagdadskogo Vora - produced and directed by Shashi Kapoor and also co-directed by the Soviet filmmaker Gennadi Vasilyev.


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