He was born on January 5, 1933, in Tbilisi. He graduated from Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University in 1956.
From 1956 until 1964 he was the director of Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre. Between 1964 and 1967 he was the principal director of the Sokhumi State Drama Theatre. Director and manager of Rustavi Theatre (1975-85); Head of the Theatre Department at the Ministry of Culture (1973-1975 and 1985-1988). He was appointed as a pedagogue at the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University in 1973.
Productions for Sokhumi State Drama Theatre:
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles;
Ghosts by Eduardo De Filippo;
Told in the Mountains.
1985 – People’s Artist of Georgia;
1974 – Honoured Art Worker of Georgia.