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Biography

"Best Actor of Movie & Theater"
ELLE STYLE AWARDS KAZAKHSTAN 2016
Honored Statesman of the Republic of Kazakhstan
"Best Actor" Award. Richmond International Film Festival 2019
Classic (MKTO Classic cover) - Sanjar Madi
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Ertostik OST (from Kinoconcert) - Sanjar Madi feat. Kuralai Anarbek
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     Sanjar was born on August 4, 1986, in Almaty, Kazakhstan in an ordinary family. His mother is a teacher and father is a writer. In his early childhood, Sanjar escaped from his first kindergarten.

At school, he took part in the performances, composed songs, painted, and took up dancing classes. When it was time to go to the University, he first decided to get the education in Economics. After three years of studying, he decided to get the training at the Bank of the Netherlands branch in Kazakhstan. He started his job as a clerk and soon became a Business Relationship Manager. Then he continued his education and got the Master Degree in Finance.

 

Soon he realized that Art is of the main interest to him and entered the theatre department of the local Academy of Arts. For a long time there was no work, and from time to time he did commercials, but it was not enough for a living. A year later, the production studio invited him for a casting. He was offered to try both positive and negative roles as a principal cast. A few months later the shooting started. Sanjar got the principal role of “a good guy” in this film, in which a popular Russian actor Dmitriy Dyuzhev became his partner.

 

He got his next high-profile role in the movie The Tale of a Pink Bunny (Skaz o Rozovom Zaitse), where he performed a tycoon's naughty and spoilt son. At the same time, he kept studying filmmaking on his own. In 2010, he directed a Christmas show for the national TV channel; the show was done in a style of the Oscar award ceremony, and according to the various sources, ranked the first - second places in charts. In May 2011, Kazakhfilm Studios sent him to New York Film Academy in Los Angeles to study film directing. In November 2011, he returned to LA to continue studying in acting. Shortly before this, he started shooting in the movie Phantom Hunt in which Sanjar starred with such Hollywood guest actors as  Kristanna Loken and Armand Assante.

Personal Information

Height: 182см (5.97 feet)

Weight: 79kg (180 lbs)

Clothing Size: M (48)

Shoe Size: 9 - 9.5 (42-43)

Hair color: Brunet

Eyes color: Brown

 

 

 

 

Education

2016 Hollywood Immersive Program, Los Angeles CA

Acting

2012 New York Film Academy, Los Angeles CA

Acting for Film

 

2011 New York Film Academy, Los Angeles CA

Film Director

 

2007 T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Art Academy

Theater Director/Mass Show Director

 

2009-2010 Goethe Institute Almaty

German Language

 

2007-2008 T. Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University

Financial Management (Master Degree)

 

2003-2007 Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Business and Economics (Bachelor Diploma)

 

1993 - 2003 Linguistic Gymnasium