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CONTROVERSIAL ZULEIKHA OPENS HER EYES AT THE KEY BUYERS EVENT: DIGITAL EDITION

CONTROVERSIAL ZULEIKHA OPENS HER EYES AT THE KEY BUYERS EVENT: DIGITAL EDITION

10 Jun 2020

New Russia Television and Radios title, a powerful inspiring drama "Zuleikha Opens Her Eyes", is presented at the first Russian virtual content market, Key Buyers Event: Digital Edition, that runs from June 8-15.

The lead role of the deported peasant Zuleikha was brilliantly played by Chulpan Khamatova, one the most famous Russian actresses. The TV series became highly successful in Russia, it was seen by millions of people. Its premiere provoked intense emotional debates and controversial response among viewers from diverse backgrounds. Critics and viewers comments in press and on the internet were not entirely positive.

"When I started preparing for the role, I was reading these arguments a lot, these rude and unfair accusations. But for me, everything in the story made sense one of my aunts, her name was also Zuleikha, was a dispossessed kulak as well. I traced her, her family and their lives back", said Chulpan.

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