In the capital of Russia at the age of 88 years died Danelia, said Last news, a family friend and photographer Yuri Rost.
It is approved in the Union of cinematographers of Russia. Wife Galina Daneliya said that this man's heart stopped.
in February the Director was taken to hospital with pneumonia, his condition was diagnosed as stable and serious. To improve breathing, the doctors have put him into an artificial coma.
Daneliya was born on August 25, 1930 in Tbilisi, the family soon moved to the capital of Russia.
Graduated from Moscow architectural Institute. In parallel with work by the architect acted in films and then in 1956 he entered the Higher Director's courses at "Mosfilm" in the workshop of Mikhail Kalatozov.
in 1960 he released the debut picture Danelia " Sergei ". The film was awarded the Grand Prix international film festival in Karlovy vary.
fame came to the Director in 1964, after the release of the lyrical Comedy " I step through Moscow ".
Danelia also made the movie " Thirty 3 ", " do Not cry," "Afonya ", " Mimino ", " Autumn marathon ", " kin-DZA-DZA!", "Passport ", " Anastasia ", "heads and tails" and others.