The Director was the guest of the program “the Destiny of man” with the YouTube Korchevnikov on the TV channel “Russia 1”. Astrakhan frankly told how the death of his first wife, the famous actress of the 90s Olga Belyaeva. A movie star died from severe burns after a fire.
Dmitry Kananovich Astrakhan took millions favorite movies: “You have only one”, “All is well”, “the Fourth planet”, “Go!”. The Director rarely talks about her personal life, but this time he told how the death of his first wife, the famous actress Olga Belyaeva.
Astrakhan became acquainted with the actress at drama school. Belyaev was a student of Dmitry Kananovich. Among young people almost immediately began an affair, and soon the lovers were married. In the early ‘ 90s, the couple had a son Paul. The Director admitted that the shot Olga in many paintings, he said, Belyaeva was a very talented actress. Despite the birth of his son and successful work together in the movie, their marriage lasted a few years. Shortly Astrakhan threw Olga – when I met another. New love Dmitry Kananovich became a ballerina Elena. However, according to Astrakhan, he maintained friendly relations with Belyaeva and heir to the Pasha. The Director wasn’t around when the ex-wife and son were victims of a fire. The master remembered how I heard about the terrible accident.
“Olga ran into the porch, and she and Pasha got large burns. She first called me, I was working in Minsk, was the producer of the film. Olya was talking to me after the fire… I immediately came to the hospital. Then couldn’t save people with such severe burns… the Doctor told me: “We don’t give her anything to save her… Chances are five percent. We are either the entire budget of the hospital later, or someone else’s save, one more chance” – said of Astrakhan.
The Director for the sake the ex-wife threw a cry in the acting circles. Then many Russian actors of theatre and cinema, simple spectators and admirers of Astrakhan sent money for treatment of Olga and Paul.
“All the necessary medicines were taken. We almost almost got it. Pasha was able to save, and Olga could not be saved… she was in the mind – a complex question, it seemed to me she hears me when I talked to her… Pasha fought long to save him and all my friends and people who saw my films,” said Dmitry Kananovich.
After the tragedy, the Director had to take the plow for treatment abroad. The foreign doctors were advised to tell the boy that his mother is no more. Astrakhan has revealed to the son the truth. “The child should immediately tell. If you do now not say, then it will be even harder and harder,” said Dmitry Kananovich.
According to the Director, today Paul thanks the father for being honest. The young man remembers who was his mother, often visits her grave. Astrakhan also admitted that the burns on the body of the son after the tragedy heal for a very long time. They, along with his second wife Elena have put a lot of effort to Pasha did not remain disabled.
“After burns, the skin stretches almost Every day… Pasha got up at 7 am, an hour and a half he was training, then he went to school. Lena insisted that he attended a regular school. After school – again training. It was painful for him… screaming, yelling. Pasha made a huge vent, and all around also tried,” he said.