The famous Russian actor Marat Basharov said that his children are studying the Tatar language and Islam. The artist indicated his sub-ethnos as “Misharin”, and called Kazan his “capital of the soul”.
“I have two native languages - Tatar and the other – Russian. If in the population census there is a column “nationality”, then I will indicate first of all “Tatar”. And if they ask the genus, species, subspecies, then I will indicate “mishurlur”, “said Basharov.