Marshal Yu.Tsedenbal was a prominent political figure and General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Mongolian People’s Party. To many older people, he and his Russian wife, are still remembered with great affection. Mongolia marked the 100th anniversary of birth of Yu.Tsedenbal in 2016.
Now, Mongolian film makers are working on a new dramatisation about life of Yu.Tsedenbal. Shooting, involving over 200 artists has already started in the Davst Soum of Uvs Province. The film is being written and produced by MP J.Munkhbat and by A.Munkhsukh. The adviser on historical accuracy is L.Ulziibaatar PhD.
Actor E.Saruul is playing Yu.Tsedenbal as a youth; G.Amgalanbaatar as him in middle age, and state-honoured actor Ts.Tumurbaatar is portraying the hero in old age. The documentary-biopic is expected to premiere later this year.
Yu.Tsedenbal was the leader of Mongolia from 1940 to 1984. During his political life, he served as prime minister and general secretary of the Mongolian People’s Party.