Sofiko Chiaureli was a Georgian actress, thought to be the muse of filmmaker Sergei Parajanov. She played a wide variety of roles on stage of the Kote Marjanishvili Theatre and the Rustavelli Theatre.
Sofiko Chiaureli was born in Tbilisi. Her parents were the film director Mikheil Chiaureli and the actress Veriko Anjaparidze. She graduated from the All-Russian Institute of Cinematography in Moscow and moved back to Tbilisi. In 1975 she was a member of the jury at the 9th Moscow International Film Festival.
She appeared in Soviet films including:\nSayat Nova, a 1968 film in which she played no less than six roles;\nDon't Grieve, a popular Georgi Daneliya film;\nNatvris khe;\nPeristsvaleba;\nAmbavi erti kalishvilisa;\nAmbavi Suramis tsikhitsa;\nAshug-Karibi;\nKhevsurian Ballad;\nAlibaba Aur 40 Chor\nIschite zhenschinu;\nMillion v brachnoy korzine.
Married to:\nGiorgi Shengelaya 2 children;\nKote Makharadze.