Dragan BjelogrliÄ‡ Biography
Dragan Bjelogrlic is one of the greatest Serbian actor, director, and producer. Among successful acting career that lasts 40 years, last two decades he also devoted to producing and directing movies and TV shows, therefore he became one of the most recognized and successful cinematographic creators in the entire region. Dragan Bjelogrlic was born on October 10, 1963 and after finished elementary and high school in Belgrade, he enrolls at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDA).
His first acting role in front of the camera was at the age of 15, as the character of Sava Jovanovic Sirogojno in the film "Bosko Buha" (1978). After graduating from the FDA in 1989, he had a number of roles that made him a well-known actor and also recognized as one of Serbia's leading artists. He attracted a lot of public attention with the role of Slobodan Popadic in the series "Better Life" (1987-1990).
After that role, he was in the TV show "Forgotten" (1990) and the films "The Black Bomber" (1992), "Full Moon over Belgrade" (1993), " Pretty Village, Pretty Flame" (1996). So far, he has played in almost 40 films, about 20 TV shows and dramas and 11 theater plays. At the beginning of 1994, he founded the production company "COBRA FILM", which has produced some of the most famous theater plays, films and TV shows.
For the last 20 years, Bjelogrlic has dedicated himself to production. The first film he produced was " Pretty Village, Pretty Flame ". He continued his artistic ambitions as a director and achieved a lot of success for directing the feature film and TV series "Montevideo, God Bless you". The film was chosen to represent Serbia at the Oscars when it was released.
Over the last two years, he has set new standards for TV shows s with his very successful TV show "Black Sun", which second part was filmed and released in 2020. Also, this is the first Serbian TV show broadcasted on Amazon Prime. During 2020, Bjelogrlic directed and produced a film about the famous Serbian singer Toma Zdravkovic, whose premiere is expected in 2021.
The film Guardians of the Formula, a big project from which a lot is expected, will start shooting in the middle of 2021. The Guardians of the Formula movie will be an emotional story that connects the Serbian and French people. Two years ago, he established Master class at Faculty for media and communications, Singidunum University Belgrade. He is married to Maja Bjelogrlic with whom he has a daughter Mia and a son Aleksej.