The legend of local acting scene Milena Dravić laid to rest at the Alley of Meritorious Citizens (New Cemetery in Belgrade)

On October 19, 2018, the unforgetible acting legend Milena Dravić was laid to rest at the Alley of Meritorious Citizens. Milena Dravić passed away in the night between October 13 and 14, 2018 at the age of 79. The requiem service in front of the St. Nicolas Church was conducted by His Eminence Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana Porfirije, and concelebrated by significant number of Clergy. The great actress was accompanied to her final resting place by his family, fellow-actors, friends, admirers and citizens of Belgrade.

„She had an ultimate gift, the gift of love. She harbored the gift of love and in a view of this fact, she was the Icon of God. Everything she had, all the gifts, were altered into the art of giving " - Metropolitan Porfirije.

At the final resting place of the actress Milena Dravić, her fellow-actor Voja Brajović read the Tractate about Milena, written by the famous film director Dušan Makavejev.


She loves the camera and the camera loves her. She is loved by light and costume and make-up. She is loved by playwrights and authors, people of all professions. Prominent foreigners, Nobel prize winners and aviators. She is especially appreciated by Russians, French, Americans and Serbs. Not to mention a group of Spanish toreadors. She is loved by film directors and producers, Roma and millionaires, by Bosnian miners, hodjas, patriarchs and cardinals alike. When it's raining, she is particularly appreciated by policemen, gardeners and pharmacists. Even grill masters, sock sellers and record-holders have fallen under her spell. Financiers, offering low wages are extremely embarrassed. And philosophers, don't even ask! It is what it is. How is it possible? It happened, it is happening, because... we are all human. Sometimes an ignorant director or silly producer comes along. She ignores the fact. Even when that slacker of her partner walks out of the frame. She ignores the fact. It never happened that her acting didn't rub on everyone. How can it be? Well ... there are rumors that a whole platoon of soldiers in the May 1 Parade fainted when they saw her!  It is what it is. I almost forgot... how much is she loved by small dogs and potatoes, various candies and record players. The cameras and lances are just wagging their tales. Happy as can be...! It is what it is. If she was not around, it would be tricky... These are creasy times. Milena is her name... A unique wonder is she......