Serhat Tutumluer

Serhat Tutumluer - Actor

Name: Serhat Tutumluer
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Birthplace: Eskisehir, Turkey
Height: 184 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Black
Education: Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory
Talent Agency:
Spouse: Senan Kara (m. 2007-present)
Biography: Serhat Tutumluer was born in 29 June 1972 in Eskisehir. Took part in various theatre plays in Ankara State Theatre such as “Sevda Turkusu”, “Budala”, “Giordano Bruno”, “Kucuk Nasreddin”. Started to work in Izmit City Theatre in 1997 and took part in various theatre plays there such as “Hamlet”, “Sokaga Cikma Yasagi”, “Hakimiyet-i Milliye Asevi”, “Nasreddin Hoca (kukla), “Kuvayi Milliye Destani” (kukla) and Uc Kurusluk Opera, Roberto Zucco, Lyistrata, Cimri, Don Juan, Ask Delisi, Bahar Noktasi, Oyunun Oyunu”.

Serhat Tutumluer Tv Series / Movies
1997 – River Flowing in Opposite Direction (Tersine Akan Nehir)
2003 – Glede (Caylak) (as Asim)
2004 – Dark Spells (Buyu) (as Tarik) (Movie)
2004 – People of Hurricane (Kasirga Insanlari) (as Alphan)
2004 – Sahra (as Mithat Demircan)
2005 – Waiting for Heaven (Cenneti Beklerken) (as Nakkas Eflatun) (Movie)
2006 – Men Do not Cry (Erkekler Aglamaz) (as Murat)
2006 – Slave Hearts (Esir Kalpler) (as Demir Uyguner)
2006 – 2007 Bride Ezo (Ezo Gelin) (as Kadim Avsar)

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Nur Fettahoglu

Nur Fettahoglu - Actress

Name: Nur Fettahoglu
Birthdate: November 12, 1980
Birthplace: Duisburg, Germany
Height: 169 cm
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Halic University – Fashion Design (Halic Universitesi Moda Tasarimi)
Talent Agency:
Spouse: Levent Veziroglu (m. 2013–2015), Murat Aysan (m. 2008–2011)
Biography: Nur Fettahoglu was born 12 November 1980 in Duisburg, Germany. She is originally from Rize, Turkey. Nur Fettahoglu studied fashion design at Halic University. After graduating from university, she worked at various banks. Nur Fettahoglu started her television career as stock exchange presenter. She started her acting career with Turkish series Benden Baba Olmaz (I Cannot Be a Father). Nur Fettahoglu took part in various tv projects but she became very popular with her role as Peyker in Forbidden Love (Ask-i Memnu). Nur Fettahoglu made her first marriage with broker Murat Aysan but got divorced in 2011. She made her second marriage with businessman Levent Veziroglu but got divorced in 2015.

Nur Fettahoglu Tv Series / Movies
2007 – I Can’t Be A Father (Benden Baba Olmaz) (as Tulay Cenk)
2007 – Heart Swing (Gonul Salincagi) (as Aylin Arisoy)
2008 – 2010 Forbidden Love (Ask-i Memnu) (as Peyker Yoreoglu Onal)
2010 – Gise Memuru (Movie)
2011 – Valley of Wolves Palestine (Kurtlar Vadisi Filistin) (as Simone Levy) (Movie)
2011 – 2014 Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) (as Haseki Mahidevran Sultan)

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Leyla and Mecnun Tv Series

Leyla and Mecnun Turkish Tv Series Poster

Original Title: Leyla ile Mecnun
English Title: Leyla and Mecnun
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 104
Broadcast Network: TRT 1, Netflix
Broadcast Period: February 9, 2011 – June 17, 2013
Production Company: EfLAtun Film
Director: Onur Unlu
Screen Writer: Burak Aksak
Filming Locations: Kirecburnu, Sariyer, Istanbul; Ankara; Izmir; Yozgat

It is a surreal, absurdist comedy revolving around the poetic love story of Layla and Majnun.

Mecnun (Ali Atay) and Leyla (Ezgi Asaroglu) were born on the same day in the same hospital. Since there were not enough beds in the hospital, the two babies were put to the same bed. Seeing this absurd situation and inspired by the poetic love story of Layla and Majnun, the fathers decided to give the names of Leyla and Mecnun to their babies and agreed to make them marry 25 years later.

Destiny brings Mecnun and Leyla together as newborns and again years later.

Even though Mecnun has never seen Leyla for 25 years, he cannot persuade her father and goes to Leyla’s house in order to ask her hand in marriage. He finds this situation nonsense. However, Mecnun falls in love with Leyla at first sight and wants to get married to her no matter what.

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Ali Atay

Ali Atay - Actor

Name: Ali Atay
Birthdate: April 20, 1976
Birthplace: Rize, Turkey
Height: 176 cm
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Education: Mimar Sinan Univercity Theatre School
Spouse: Ebru Cansiz (m. 2008–2013), Hazal Kaya (m. 2019-present)
Children: Fikret Ali Atay
Biography: Ali Atay was born in 20 April 1976 in Rize. He is a founder of a theatre community called Krek that was founded in 1999. He is a successful actor but also known as director and screen writer. He is a director and screen writer of the movie named Limonade (Limonata) in 2014; the movie named Mortal World (Olumlu Dunya) in 2018; and the movie named Cinayet Susu in 2019. Ali Atay became very popular with his role as Mecnun in popular Turkish series Leyla and Mecnun.

Ali Atay Tv Series / Movies
1998 – 2001 Second Spring (Ikinci Bahar) (as Ersin)
2000 – 7th Number (7 Numara)
2000 – It is Too Late (Artik Cok Gec) (as Kemal) (Movie)
2001 – My Love My Love (Askim Askim)
2003 – My Father Came Out of Hat (Sapkadan Babam Cikti) (as Maksut)
2003 – Sansa Bak

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Cengiz Bozkurt

Mehmet Cengiz Bozkurt - Actor

Name: Mehmet Cengiz Bozkurt
Birthdate: December 24, 1965
Birthplace: Nevsehir, Turkey
Height: 170 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: METU Physics (1984-1990); University of London, Goldsmiths School Cinema-TV (Bachelor’s Degree)
Talent Agency:
Spouse: Hatice Kavak Bozkurt (m. 2008-present)
Children: Caglayan Bozkurt
Biography: Cengiz Bozkurt was born in 24 December 1965 in Nevsehir Gulyazi. He graduated from Ankara Ataturk High School. Even though he started to study physics in 1984 at Middle East Technical University (METU), he dropped out the school in 1990 in order to study theatre. He studied media and communications at Goldsmiths University of London and graduated in 1996. He lived in the United Kingdom (UK) for 14 years and studied in various jobs such as driving. Cengiz Bozkurt returned to Turkey in 2003 and took part in various theatre plays, movies, and tv projects. Cengiz Bozkurt became very popular with his role as Erdal at Leyla and Mecnun television series. Cengiz Bozkurt has three daughters named Caglayan from his first marriage, Sena from his second marriage and Ada from his second marriage.

Cengiz Bozkurt Tv Series / Movies
2005 – Broken Wings (Kirik Kanatlar) (as Seref)
2005 – I Missed You So Much (Seni Cok Ozledim) (as Serhan Ertunc)
2006 – Bride Ezo (Ezo Gelin) (as Duran)
2006 – Karagumruk is Burning (Karagumruk Yaniyor) (as Sitki)

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Serkan Keskin

Serkan Keskin - Actor

Name: Serkan Keskin
Birthdate: November 25, 1977
Birthplace: Izmit, Turkey
Height: 176 cm
Eye Color: Black
Education: Academy Istanbul Theatre School (1999-2002)
Biography: Serkan Keskin started his career by goint to the theatre course at Izmit City Theatre. Actor and director at Semaver Kumpanya. Took part in many theatre plays written by William Shakespeare, Moliere, Bertolt Brecht, Max Frisch and Abel Gonzales Melo and as well as Turkish people like Orhan Kemal, Turgut Özakman, Sait Faik, and Gungor Dilmen.

Serkan Keskin Tv Series / Movies
2004 – Time of Heart (Kalbin Zamani) (as Tonguc) (Movie)
2005 – 2006 Thief and Police (Hirsiz Polis) (as Bunyamin)
2005 – Bewildered (Saskin) (as Recai) (Movie)
2006 – Chinese Are Coming (Cinliler Geliyor) (as Asim) (Movie)

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Elif Tv Series

Elif Tv Series

Original Title: Elif
English Title: Elif
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 940
Broadcast Network: Kanal 7
Broadcast Period: 15 September 2014 – 10 June 2019
Production Company: FremantleMedia
Director: Mahmut Kaptan and Betul Sevim
Screen Writer: Ruya Istanbul
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Little girl Elif (Isabella Damla Guvenilir) lives with his mother Melek (Selin Sezgin), stepfather Veysel (Hasan Balliktas), her step-sister Zeynep (Gulcin Tuncok) and step-brother Murat (Batuhan Soncul). Elif is almost 5 years old but she is much more mature than her peers. She is very helpful and at the same time, strong enough to endure her stepfather’s cruelty.

Veysel is a hopeless, violent gambler who tortures not only Melek but also little Elif. He plans to sell Elif to pay back his gambling debts. Out of pure coincidence, Melek discovers his husband’s ill intention and finds out the passport on behalf of her daughter. In order to save her daughter, she eventually decides to call her long-lasting friend Ayse (Ozanay Alpkan) and asks for her assistance.

Ayse is a servant in the house of the wealthy Emiroglu family where Melek used to work. When Ayse arrives at Melek’s house, she is so surprised to see her old friend in a desperate situation. She does not understand why Melek is married to this violent man but eventually, learns the secrets that were buried in the past.

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Selin Sezgin

Selin Sezgin - Actress

Name: Selin Sezgin
Birthdate: June 20, 1990
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 187 cm
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (Mimar Sinan Üniversitesi Guzel Sanatlar Fakultesi Seramik-Cam Tasarimi Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Unit Talent Management

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Cemre Melis Cinar

Cemre Melis Cinar - Actress

Name: Cemre Melis Cinar
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 168 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Education: Mersin Toros College; Marmara University Radio TV School
Talent Agency: Act Plus Talent & Management

Cemre Melis Cinar Tv Series / Movies
2014 – Back Streets (Arka Sokaklar) (as Asli)
2017 – Cenaze Isleri (as Serpil) (Movie)
2014 – Elif (as Arzu Karapinar)
2018 – Icimdeki Hazine (as Sema) (Movie)
2019 – Wounded Birds (Yarali Kuslar) (as Melis Sarac)

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