Melek Gencoglu

Melek Gencoglu - Turkish Screenwriter


Name: Melek Gencoglu
Birthdate: October 13, 1959
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Education: Istanbul University Faculty of Literature – Social Anthropography and Ethnology (Istanbul Universitesi Edebiyat Fakultesi Sosyal Antropoloji ve Etnoloji Bolumu) (1980)
Spouse: Aykut Gencoglu (m. 1981-present)
Biography: Melek Gencoglu was born in 1959 in Istanbul. While studying at Istanbul University, she also took elective lessons about social psychology and pedagogics. After graduating from the university, she started working at accounting department of Turkish Phillips company and worked there for 8 years. With the help of her friend, she met a well-known director Kandemir Konduk and had a chance to show her scripts. She joined to the team of screenwriters of popular Turkish series Mahallenin Muhtarlari. She did screenwriting of Mahallenin Muhtarlari for 11 years together with other 5 screenwriters. Meanwhile, Melek Gencoglu met with Ece Yorenc and joined to the production company Ay Yapim.



  • 1992 – Mahallenin Muhtarlari (Tv Series)
  • 2002 – MY Couch (Kocum Benim) (Tv Series)
  • 2004 – Tatil Asklari (Tv Series)
  • 2007 – Menekse and Halil (Menekse ile Halil) (Tv Series)
  • 2007 – Coincidence (Rastlanti) (Movie)


2010 – 1. Ismail Cem Television Awards (1. Ismail Cem Televizyon Odulleri) – Best Adaptation Scenario (Forbidden Love) – En Iyi Uyarlama Senaryo (Ask-i Memnu 2. Sezon)


Instagram: @melekgencoglu

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