Melisa Dongel

Melisa Dongel - Actress

Name: Melisa Dongel
Birthdate: September 18, 1999
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 176 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blond
Education: Osman Yagmurdereli Art Academy – Basic Acting (Osman Yagmurdereli Sanat Akademisi Temel Oyunculuk); Hilal Saral Atelier – Acting (Hilal Saral Atolye Kamera Onu Oyunculuk)
Talent Agency: Onem Gunal Agent Management
Biography: Melisa Dongel was born in 18 September 1999 in Istanbul. She is from Istanbul while her mother is from Russia. She graduated from a vocational school through concentrating on interior design. Instead of studying at the university, Melisa Dongel decided to take acting lessons.

Melisa Dongel Tv Series / Movies
2016 – Back Streets (Arka Sokaklar) (as Nil)
2016 – We All Fall in Love (Hangimiz Sevmedik) (as Sevtap)
2017 – 2018 Elif (as Sureyya)

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Love Reserved (Cam Tavanlar) Tv Series

Love Reserved (Cam Tavanlar) Tv Series

Original Title: Cam Tavanlar
English Title: Love Reserved
Also Known As: Glass Ceilings (literal title)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 8
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: 9 June 2021 – 4 August 2021
Production Company: Ojo Pictures
Director: Fehmi Ozturk
Screen Writer: Meric Acemi
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Leyla (Bensu Soral) is a hardworking, detailed oriented, and beautiful young girl who has achieved everything in life through her hard work and effort. After becoming an orphan when she was 8 years old, she has been raised by her school teacher. After then, she always studies hard and does her best to become successful.

Leyla finishes her undergraduate education successfully in 3 years. On her last semester at university, she bumps into Cem (Kubilay Aka) out of pure coincidence. While Leyla tries to increase her extracurricular activities in order to improve her CV, she comes across Cem.

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Ahmet Melih Yilmaz

Ahmet Melih Yilmaz - Actor

Name: Ahmet Melih Yilmaz
Birthdate: 1989
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 185 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Ankara University – Theatre (Ankara Universiteis Dtcf Tiyatro Oyunculuk Ana Sanat Dali)
Talent Agency: Televi Management
Biography: Ahmet Melih Yilmaz was born in 1989 in Ankara. He came to Istanbul in 2015 and took attention through his role at theatre play Woyzeck Tale (Woyzeck Masali). After taking part in various theatre plays, he also started his television career.

Ahmet Melih Yilmaz Tv Series / Movies
2015 – Frenzy (Abluka) (as Nuri) (Movie)
2017 – Flames of Desire (Hayat Sarkisi)
2017 – More (Daha) (as Osman) (Movie)
2017 – The Gulf (Korfez) (as Cihan) (Movie)
2017 – 2018 Secrets of Life (Hayat Sirlari)
2018 – Yuva (Movie)

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Chrysalis (Camdaki Kiz) Tv Series

Chrysalis (Camdaki Kiz) Tv Series

Original Title: Camdaki Kiz
English Title: Chrysalis
Also Known As: The Girl at the Window (literal title)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Episodes: 9+
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: 8 April 2021 – Present
Production Company: OMG Pictures
Director: Nadim Guc
Screen Writer: Seda Altayli Turgutlu
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Nalan (Burcu Biricik) is a beautiful young girl who is the only child of Ipekoglu family. She is a naïve, graceful, kind, and innocent girl who is 25 years old. She has been raised without love and tender in a big house along the Bosporus. Her mother Feride (Nur Surer) is a control freak.

Feride is a conservative and obsessive old woman who is 70 years old. She is in fact Nalan’s grandmother. She has raised her granddaughter as her own child after her daughter passed away while giving birth. Nalan does not know anything about her biological parents. She just knows that her parents passed away in a car accident years ago while she was a little child.

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Nur Surer

Nur Surer - Actress

Name: Nur Surer
Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
Height: 163 cm (5′ 4¼”)
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Bursa Anatolian High School (Bursa Anadolu Kiz Lisesi)
Talent Agency: Nimet Atasoy Casting & Management
Spouse: Bulent Kayabas (m. 1981-1994), Sarp Kuray (m. 1994-present)
Children: Umit Kayabas
Biography: Nur Surer was born in 21 June 1954 in Bursa. She made her debut with a Turkish movie of Erden Kiral named On Fertile Lands (Bereketli Topraklar). Her first international movie was The Mirror (Ayna) in 1984. She also took part in Journey of Hope (Umuda Yolculuk) which won an best international movie Oscar in 1990. Nur Surer got married to Bulent Kayabas in 1981 and got divorced in 1994. She has a son named Umit Kayabas.

Nur Surer Tv Series / Movies
1971 – Sinderella Kul Kedisi (Movie)
1979 – On Fertile Lands (Bereketli Topraklar Uzerinde) (as Fatma) (Movie)
1980 – Story of a Day (Bir Gunun Hikayesi) (as Zeynep) (Movie)
1981 – Bay Alkolu Takdimimdir (as Gul)
1981 – Aska Donus (Movie)
1983 – Remedy (Derman) (as Bahar) (Movie)
1984 – The Mirror (Ayna) (as Zelihan) (Movie)

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Feyyaz Serifoglu

Feyyaz Serifoglu - Actor

Name: Feyyaz Serifoglu
Birthdate: August 7, 1991
Birthplace: Rize, Turkey
Height: 175 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Tekirdag Namik Kemal University – Textile Engineering (Tekirdag Namik Kemal Universitesi Tekstil Muhendisligi Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Mert Siliv Management
Biography: Feyyaz Serifoglu was born in Rize in 7 August 1991. He graduated from Tekirdag Namik Kemal University – Textile Engineering. He started his music career with the help of his grandmother and participated into The Voice of Turkey competition. After the competition, he started to be a vocalist of Turkish singer Ajda Pekkan. He continued his music career and worked at ENBE orchestra. He took part in various television commercials including Huawei in 2019. He launched his single named Gidene in 18 December 2019. He started his acting career with his role at Turkish series Red Room (Kirmizi Oda).

Feyyaz Serifoglu Tv Series / Movies
2020 – 2021 The Red Room (Kirmizi Oda) (as Can)
2021 – Chrysalis (Camdaki Kiz) (as Sedat Koroglu)

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Time of Departure (Goc Zamani) Tv Series

Time of Departure (Goc Zamani) Tv Series

Original Title: Goc Zamani
English Title: Time of Departure
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 15
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: 30 January 2016 – 10 May 2016
Production Company: Limon Film
Director: Veli Celik
Screen Writer: Oya Yuce, Peri Oruc, Gozde Baykara
Filming Locations: Mardin, Istanbul

Cennet (Vahide Percin) lives in Mardin which is a city located in the southeast part of Turkey. She is forced to get married as a second wife when she is a young girl. As a second wife in the family, Cennet does all the house chores and suffers from the cruelty of the first wife Hanim (Tilbe Saran).

The first wife Hanim does not have children and for this reason, accepts her husband to have a second wife. She is so powerful and she controls her husband. When Cennet comes to the family, she starts to use her power to behave Cennet as a servant.

After marriage, Cennet gives birth to one boy and three girls. The first wife Hanim takes the baby boy for herself and raises him as if her own baby. Cennet cannot reveal the fact that she is the real mother. Thus, her boy Yemin (Gurkan Gunal) has grown up unaware that Cennet is his real mother.

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Elif Ceren Balikci

Elif Ceren Balikci - Actress

Name: Elif Ceren Balikci
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Birthplace: Austria
Height: 160 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Aydin University Fine Arts School – Graphic Design (Aydin Universitesi Guzel Sanatlar Fakultesi Grafik Tasarim Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Velhan Cantay Talent Management
Biography: Elif Ceren Balikci was born in 9 April 1999 in Austria. She started her acting career when she was a little girl. She took part in various television series including Lost Princess (Kayip Prenses), Baby Doll (Bez Bebek) and Mercy (Merhamet) when she was little.

Elif Ceren Balikci Tv Series / Movies
2008 – 2009 Baby Doll (Bez Bebek) (as Pompi)
2010 – Lost Princess (Kayip Prenses) (as Eli)
2010 – Lost Medallion (Kayip Madalyon) (as Merve Isik)
2012 – Zil Calinca (as Merve)
2013 – 2014 Mercy (Merhamet) (as Young Narin)
2014 – Sorrow (Bana Artik Hicran De) (as Ozlem)

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Once Upon A Time in Cyprus (Bir Zamanlar Kibris – Kibris Zafere Dogru)

Once Upon A Time in Cyprus (Bir Zamanlar Kibris) Turkish Drama

Original Title: Bir Zamanlar Kibris
English Title: Once Upon A Time in Cyprus
Also Known As: Kibris: Zafere Dogru
Genre: Historical, Drama
Episodes: 12+
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: 1 April 2021 –
Production Company: TMC Film
Director: Hakan Inan
Screen Writer: Emre Ozdur, Basar Basaran
Filming Locations: Gazimagusa town of Northern Cyprus

The story takes place in the island of Cyprus in 1963 and shows how the island is divided into two: Turkish part in the north and Greek part in the south.

Dereli family is a well-known family in Cyprus. Kemal Dereli (Ahmet Kural) is a successful gum merchant who lives happily together with his wife Inci (Pelin Karahan), his two daughters, his father Salahi (Ahmet Somers), his mother Sitkiye (Deniz Baytas) and his sister Pembe (Miray Akay).

The life of Dereli family turns upside down due to a terrorist organization named EOKA. When Kemal leaves his hometown to sell his products, his hometown is attacked by EOKA. Dereli family torn apart all of a sudden, Inci and her daughter Muge are taken captive while father Salahi gets injured.

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Miray Akay

Miray Akay - Actress

Name: Miray Akay
Birthdate: July 17, 2000
Birthplace: Ukraine
Height: 1,65 cm (5′ 5″)
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blond
Education: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Anatolian High School (Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Anadolu Lisesi)
Talent Agency:
Biography: Miray Akay was born in 17 July 2000 in Ukraine. Her father is Turkish while her mother is Ukrainian. Her full name is Myroslava Kosteva Akay. She finished her primary and secondary school at Istanbul Bahcelievler Ali Haydar School. She continues her education at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Anatolian High School. Miray Akay has been acting since she was 3 years old.

Miray Akay Tv Series / Movies
2010 – Endless Song (Bitmeyen Sarki)
2013 – 20 Minutes (20 Dakika) (as Duru Halaskar)
2013 – The Butterfly’s Dream (Kelebegin Ruyasi) (Movie)
2013 – Return to Home Sarikamis 1915 (Eve Donus Sarikamis 1915) (as Nihan) (Movie)
2014 – Outsiders (Benim Adim Gultepe) (as Gulten)

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