Polad Bülbüloglu: how the path and fate of the legendary Soviet actor began

Over the years, the fame and influence of Polad only grew! His work has become a source of inspiration for new generations of artists...

Polad Bulbul Ogly: life story, ups and downs, family and interesting facts

Polad Bulbul Ogly - Soviet and Azerbaijani entertainer, composer, as well as a political and public figure and a significant figure in the art world. The work of this man is incredibly multifaceted and diverse! From his pen came the most remarkable musicals and works that have forever become part of the cultural heritage ... Polad Bulbul Ogly is also a widely known, beloved singer. Many listeners know him for such hit songs as "Call" and "Oh, that girl".

Early years

Polad Bulbul Ogly
Polad Bulbul Ogly

The history of this genius begins mid 40s years of the last century - just then Polad Murtuza oglu Mammadov came into being in Baku. The fact that the boy would become an artist was obvious! His mother was an active public figure, and his father was Murtuza Mashadi Rza oglu Mammadov - a popular opera singer, People's Artist of the Soviet Union. The fans called him "Bulbul", which in Azerbaijani means "nightingale". Subsequently, when Polad grew up, this pseudonym passed to him.

The Mamedov family enjoyed a measured, even elite life! However small Polad was not a good son. According to his own recollections, as a child he constantly misbehaved! Together with him, his best childhood friend also willingly played pranks. Muslim Magomaev. Sometimes they shouted songs so loudly in the yard that the neighbors were beside themselves with anger - it was late in the evening on the street, and the boys threw such a concert! Then few people suspected that these were the first performances of the future idols of the USSR ...

Getting started

Polad Bulbul Ogly
Polad Bulbul Ogly

Polad debuted on stage in 17 years - then for the first time he accompanied his father. Around the same time, the guy began to write his own works, some of which were dedicated to his best friend Muslim. The future artist quickly managed to discover his own unique style - he was seriously interested in the folklore of his homeland, and especially the genre bayats. Taking it as a basis and experimenting a little, Polad wrote a whole series of works! Recognition was not long in coming, and already in 24 years the guy became member of the composers of the USSR.

No less disturbing and beckoning Polada modern music. As a result, he went on a bold experiment, and harmoniously combined two completely different directions. Soon people were drawn to him, and the name of the young genius became widely known in Soviet Union! At some point, Polad's compositions were heard from every iron! It was glory, and fully deserved ...

Peak of popularity

Polad Bulbul Ogly
Polad Bulbul Ogly

Polad won the hearts of a huge audience not only with its transparent, surprisingly high vocalsbut also the virtuosity of performance. In addition to pop hits, he also wrote more serious, instrumental compositions, which also found an ardent response.

The peak of popularity came with 80s years. During this period, Polad's songs began to be performed by masters of the national stage, such as Iosif Kobzon and Lev Leshchenko. "Call", "Expansion", "Illuminated World" are just a few of his wildly popular pieces from that period.

Over the years, the fame and influence of Polad only grew! His work has become a source of inspiration for new generations of artists, including Nikolay Baskov: they even performed together "Gel Ey Seher" on the stage! Later it turned out that Bulbul was an old friend of his father ...

Debut on the big screen

In the life of Polad was not only music. For example, his creative biography is closely connected with big screen! It is not surprising: well-built, handsome, with chic dark hair and an amazing voice - the man was the dream of almost every director! He was called both in "Tales of the Russian Forest" and in the film "On the Wings of a Song". And in the early 80s, Bulbul appeared in the film "Don't be afraid, I'm with you!" Julia Gusman.

It is noteworthy, but initially only the writing of lyrical compositions for the film fell on the shoulders of Polad. However, after looking closely at the composer, Guzman decided that he should play a young man named Teymur in his painting! However, Bulbul did not resist, and made his debut for the second time in his life - only now on the big screen. Decades later, he played the same role in the continuation of the legendary tape ...

Details of the personal life of an idol

Bela Rudenko
Bela Rudenko

Needless to say, there were always a lot of women around Polad? At the height of his popularity, he was one of the most enviable suitors of the USSR!

Polad Bulbul Ogly
Polad Bulbul Ogly

The composer's first serious relationship began with Beloy Rudenko, Ukrainian opera singer. It is noteworthy, but beloved Polad was much older than himself - the age difference was as much as 12 years oldbut didn't bother anyone. During their stormy romance, Bela was at the peak of her popularity - many Soviet men went crazy for her! After a long and beautiful courtship, the couple got married, and soon their son was born. Teymur. Having matured, he also became an Honored Artist of Russia.

Bela Andreevna was a careerist, and even the birth of a son did not keep her at home. She willingly toured and performed, and as a result, this led to a divorce. The couple came to this decision mutually: without scandals and unnecessary hype ... Relations between the ex-spouses remained friendly.

Polad Bulbul Ogly years later...
Polad Bulbul Ogly years later…

The second and last wife of the artist was Gulnara Shikhalievawho bore him two wonderful children.


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