Venera Nigmatullina (maiden name Ibragimova) was born August 11 1962 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. She graduated from Director’s department of Tashkent Culture Institute. She met her future husband, Talgat Nigamatullin on set of the movie and they had a daughter Linda in 1983. Their happy life together ended abruptly when Talgat was cruelly murdered in 1985. After becoming a widow Venera continued her career in the movies and in the beginning of 1990-s she remarried. She had two sons with her second husband.
Did You Know?
Venera presides at the film festival “Shaken Stars”. She has a black belt in karate.
Other interesting facts:
Venera had her second son in 2000, the same year her daughter Linda, who at that time was 17 years old, gave birth to her child.