Kikalishvili studied on Faculty of Power Engineering and Telecommunications at Georgian Technical University.
Since August 2013 he became head photographer of L"Officiel (Az). He is also the owner of fashion house "Atelier Kikala". Mamuka Kikalishvili is represented by the VR Fashion Management.
Since his childhood, which he spent in Tbilisi, he was having fun in his basement lab, developing and printing photos from his first film camera, photography became his favorite hobby.
He graduated in 2000 and became the Doktor nauk of Engineering Sciences. Kikalishvili has an invitations from a variety of well-known magazines: Photo Vogue Italia, L"Officiel (Az), Harper"s Bazaar (Ru), et cetera
He filmed such celebrities as Milla Jovovich, Nina Ananiashvili et cetera He always dreamt about his own studio.
He started readjusted his basement as studio.
He went to Germany and purchased his first studio equipment. After visiting Germany, he opened a studio and named it under his nickname – Kikala Studio. He established Kikala Studio, in 2006.
One year later it became the most successful studio in Caucasus region.
After his first works (Virgin suicide, Les Fleurs Du Mal, Butoh Garden), not only photos were liked by people on the Internet and forums, but the clothes also. Then he came to conclusion, to found fashion house.
In September 2012 he founded a fashion house – ”Atelier Kikala”.Creative director in Atelier Kikala is Lado Bokuchava. Kikalishvili has become one of the photographerscontributors in Art+Commerce.