The legendary Georgian actor and singer Vakhtang Kikabidze will not come to the funeral of Joseph Kobzon. This is due to the fact that the idol of millions of Russian people is in the hospital.
Vakhtang Kikabidze expressed his deep condolences in connection with death of Joseph Kobzon. In an interview with Georgian journalists Kikabidze called his colleague on the stage of one of the most recognizable voices and “a true son of the Soviet Union.” When reporters asked Kikabidze, if he was going to attend the funeral of Joseph Kobzon in Moscow, the Georgian actor and singer replied in the negative. It turned out that Kikabidze will not be able to do this for two reasons. First, the artist is in the hospital, and secondly, it is generally no one at the funeral wasn’t invited.
News about the hospital worried fans Kikabidze, but he was quick to say that his health nothing substantial happened. For 6 years the actor is suffering from severe renal failure, which needs to visit the hospital and going through hemodialysis. Visits to medical institutions must be made through the day. It is unknown if was Vakhtang Kikabidze nevertheless to fly to Moscow and take part in the funeral of Joseph Kobzon.
The fact that after the military conflict in South Ossetia Vakhtang Kikabidze has given his word never to perform in Russia. He refused the Order of Friendship, and appeared no more on the Russian territory. However, the funeral of a friend could be an exception, especially because Kikabidze has admitted that he is very bored, and Russia, and for Russian audience who listens. (READ MORE)