Filmmaker Albert Mkrtchyan passes away

Filmmaker Albert Mkrtchyan passes away

Prominent Armenian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor Albert Mkrtchyan passed away today following a long illness, one day after his 81th birthday.

The information was confirmed by the theater named after his brother Mher Mkrtchyan.

Mkrtchyan was born in 1937 in Leninakan in the Armenian SSR. He has directed and written a number of successful films, including “The Tango of Our Childhood” (1985), “The Song of the Old Days” (1982) and “Breath” (1989), PanARMENIAN.Net reported.