Jamshid Zokirov

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Jamshid Zokirov
Born (1948-07-11)July 11, 1948
Died April 7, 2012(2012-04-07) (aged 63)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Occupation actor
Years active 1971—2012
Spouse(s) Gavhar Zokirova
  • Meritorious Artist of Uzbekistan (1995)

Jamshid Zokirov (sometimes spelled Dzhamshid Zakirov in English) (Uzbek: Jamshid Zokirov, Жамшид Зокиров; Russian: Джамшид Закиров) (July 11, 1948 – April 7, 2012) was one of the most highly acclaimed Uzbek film and theater actors.[1][2] He became a Meritorious Artist of Uzbekistan in 1995. Jamshid Zokirov died of cancer on April 7, 2012, in Tashkent.

Family and personal life[edit]

Jamshid Zokirov's spouse, Gavhar Zokirova, is a theater actress. The Zokirovs performed together in Uzbek theaters for many years.[3] Jamshid Zokirov was a younger brother of Botir Zokirov, an influential Uzbek singer and cultural figure, and an older brother of Farruh Zokirov, the frontman of the famous Uzbek band Yalla.

Jamshid Zokirov died of cancer on April 7, 2012, in Tashkent.[4] He had been fighting the disease for about a year and had sought treatment abroad. His wife remained by his side during his time of illness. Jamshid Zokirov was buried alongside his father Karim Zokirov and brother Botir Zokirov at Chigʻatoy Cemetery in Tashkent.


  • Улица тринадцати тополей (The Street of Thirteen Poplars) (1969)
  • Kelinlar qoʻzgʻoloni (Russian: Бунт невесток) (The Rebellion of the Brides) (1984)
  • Объятие мечты (The Embrace of a Dream) (1986)
  • Pushaymon (Russian: Горечь падения) (Regret) (1987)
  • Бархан (Sand Dune) (1989)
  • Temir xotin (Russian: Чудо-женщина) (The Iron Woman) (1990)
  • Счастье мое, ты оплачено кровью (My Happiness, Paid with Blood) (1993)
  • Shaytanat (2000) (TV series)
  • Платина (Platinum) (2007) (TV series) (not credited in the film)
  • След саламандры (The Salamander Trail) (2009)
  • Suv yoqalab (Along the Water) (2009)
  • Высоцкий. Спасибо, что живой (Vysotsky. Thank You For Being Alive) (2011)


  1. ^ "Zakirov Dzhamshid Karimovich". Kino-teatr (in Russian). Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jamshid Zokirov Dies". RFE/RL's Uzbek Service (in Uzbek). 7 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jamshid Zokirov Dies". Gazeta (in Russian). 7 April 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jamshid Zokirov Dies". Kun (in Uzbek). 7 April 2012. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 

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