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Pandi Raidhi
Pandi Raidhi (14 April 1931 – 18 July 1999) was an Albanian film and theatre actor,[1][2] and recipient of the People's Artist of Albania recognition.
Pandi Raidhi
Born14 April 1931
Korçë, Albania
Died18 July 1999 (aged 68)
Tiranë, Albania
People's Artist
Raidhi was born on 14 April 1931 in Korçë in southern Albania.[3] He started his artistic career in 1937 in the variety show Dasma Korçare (Wedding of Korçë), where he conquested the public immediately.[4]
Raidhi participated in the National Liberation Movement as part of the Anti-Fascist Youth organization,[3] and afterwards, in 1948 after finishing high school he entered the National Theatre of Albania. In 1950 he returned to the Andon Zako Çajupi Theatre of Korçë where he would subsequently spend 40 years of acting.[4]
He debuted in cinematography in the movie Tana of 1958. Furthermore, he would interpret in another 36 roles. Overall Raidhi has interpreted in around 200 roles in drama, comedies, operettas and movies.[4]
Raidhi died in Tiranë on 18 July 1999.
In 1975 Raidhi was given the highest award to be bestowed to artists, the People's Artist of Albania award. A street of Tirana bears his name.[4]
Raidhi has participated in the following movies:[4]
  1. ^ Mike Kaplan (1981), Variety international showbusiness reference, New York: Garland Pub., p. 418,527,581, ISBN 978-0-8240-9341-9, OCLC 7328791
  2. ^ Les Lettres Albanaises, Union des écrivains et artistes d'Albanie, 1986, p. 162, OCLC 473808774
  3. ^ a b Zija Xholi, Ylli Vejsiu (2009), "3: N-ZH", Fjalor enciklopedik shqiptar, Akademia e Shkencave e Shqipërisë, p. 2201, ISBN 9789995610326, OCLC 838142604, RAIDHI Pandi (1931–1999). Aktor i teatrit dhe i kinematografisë, Artist i Popullit. Lindi në Korçë. U aktivizua në lëvizjen teatrore amatore të qytetit dhe më pas në teatrin partizan, si pjesëmarrës i Luftës ANÇ.
  4. ^ a b c d e Pandi Raidhi, Artist i Popullit
Further reading
Kushtuar artistit të popullit, Pandi Raidhi : monografi, Author: Spiro Dhimitri Publisher: Korçë : Teatri Profesionist "Andon Z. Çajupi", 2003, OCLC: 62092961
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