Chulpan Khamatova is an actress of theater and cinema, a public figure, one of the founders of charity fund "Give life."
She received a higher education at the actor's faculty of GITIS, at Alexey Borodin's workshop.
From 1998 she is an actress of the “Sovremennik” Theater. She made her debut as Patricia Holman in the play “Three Comrades” and as Irina in the play “Three Sisters”. She takes part in productions of other theaters, such as the Theater of Nations, the Moscow Art Theater, RAMT, the Theater of the Moon and many others.
After the release of the film "The Country of the Deaf" by Valery Todorovsky, both viewers and critics recognized her as one of the most talented young actresses in the national cinema.
She is a multiple winner of the awards "Nika" and "Crystal Turandot", laureate of the "Golden Mask" and many others.
People's Artist of Russia (2012). Twice winner of the State Prize of Russia (2004, 2014).
Since 2016, she is a deputy art director of the Sovremennik Theater.
The actress is known for her social activities. In 2006, Chulpan Khamatova and Dina Korzun co-founded the charity fund "Give Life", which helps children suffering from oncological and oncohematological diseases.