Eldar Shengelaia (1933) is a Georgian film director. As the Georgian society named he is “People’s artist”. Older son of a star of Georgian film – Nato Vachnadze and film director Nikoloz Shengelaia. Graduated from State Cinema Institute of the Union (Moscow), faculty of film director. (S. Yutkevich workshop,1958). He gained widespread recognition with the films: “TETRI KARAVANI” (1964); “UNUSUAL EXHIBITION” (1968); “ECCENTRICS” (1973); “SAMANISHVILI’S STEPMOTHER” (1977) by the scenario of David Kldiashvili story; “BLUE MOUNTAINS”(1983); Eldar Shengelaia is named as a classic film director at Cannes film festival for two films: “Tetri Karavani” and “Blue Mountains”. The director reflected the adventures of the heroes using delicate humor.