Diana Pozharskaya and Ivan Yankovsky in the film “World Champion”
30-year-old Ivan Yankovsky published the first footage from the filming of the film “World Champion”, in which he played one of the main roles. Together with the actor, Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Viktor Sukhorukov and Ivan's 29-year-old lover Diana Pozharskaya also starred in the film.
In the film, Yankovsky played the famous chess player and world champion Anatoly Karpov, who was to face the challenger for this title, Viktor Korchnoi. Pozharskaya played the role of the beloved hero Yankovsky, which turned out to be very symbolic. It was on the set of this picture that, apparently, real feelings flared up between them.
Ivan Yankovsky in the movie “World Champion”
Viktor Dobronravov and Ivan Yankovsky in the film “World Champion”
Konstantin Khabensky in the film “World Champion”
Fedor Dobronravov in the film “World Champion”
At first, the couple hid their romance, but then it became more and more difficult to do it – Diana became pregnant from Ivan. However, the lovers did not advertise this fact and told about the replenishment in the family when they already became parents.
Now they are raising a two-month-old son, who was named after his famous great-grandfather Oleg. Whether Yankovsky and Pozharskaya tied themselves in marriage is not known for sure. In the media, such rumors appeared in the spring, but the couple did not confirm them.
Before relations with Yankovsky, Pozharskaya was married to the director and screenwriter Artem Aksenenko, and Ivan himself met for a long time with the daughter of rock musician Konstantin Kinchev Vera.
Ivan Yankovsky and Diana Pozharskaya with their son
The film “World Champion”, which became fateful for the couple, will be released on December 30.