1928 –1999. Was a prominent Georgian literary critic, art historian, publicist and public figure. In 1953 he graduated from the History Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. During his career Bakradze hold various important posts in artistic institutions, namely, for years he worked  with the Georgian Film Studio as an editor in chief of screenplay department, in 1973-1980 he was the director of Rustaveli Theatre and in 1888 was appointed as the  artistic director of Marjanishvili Theatre. Akaki Bakradze is the author of numerous critical essays, journalistic memoirs and letters referring Georgian theatre and film history. His first review on  the film 'Our yard', was published in 1957, followed by such acclaimed  books as  Critical Essays  and Opinions. Akaki Bakradze was the author of monographs: Tsitsamuri (Ilia Chavchavadze), Sweet Dreams and Harsh Reality (Akaki Tsereteli), Kardu or Life and Merit of Grigol Robakidze, Mythological Engadi. Akaki Bakradze was a follower of the road Publications of Ilia Chavchavadze. He studied the historical, literary, artistic issues, and was not shy about exposing shortcomings, violations or crimes. Each book and each letter has a great interest between readers, officials tried to warp the text. He was one of the first researchers in Communistic Society who openly wrote that Ilia Chavchavadze was killed by Social-democrats and they have done a lot of crimes. He delivered courses and public lectures on literature, history, national and social issues. In 80s Akaki Bakradze’s books and articles, public lectures, brought a new wave of Freedom in Georgia.


  • To the School, Intelekti Publishing, 2013 
  • For Abkhazia, Tbilisi, 2002,
  • Last Night of Nino Chavchavadze, Tbilisi, 2000
  • Mythological Engadi, Nekeri Publishing, 2000
  • Kardu or Life and Merit of Grigol Robakidze, Lomisi Publishing, 1999
  • Issue of Osetians, Pitagora Publishing, 1996
  • Thirteen Years in Cinema- in the World of Masks, Farnavazi Publishing, 1996 
  • Discarded Road, Sarangi Publishing, 1995 
  • Faith, Merani Publishing, 1990 
  • Taming Literature, Sarangi Publishing, 1990, Ebooks Literasi Publishing, 2011
  • Thought and Judgment, Sov.Georgia, 1972

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