An example are the actors of Love in the air, the romantic comedy that Tele 5 broadcasts and whose protagonists, Hande Erçel, who plays Eda Yildiz, and Kerem Bürsi, who plays the millionaire architect Serkan Bolat, are already real celebrities. Hande Erçel is a sought-after artist whose performance in Hayat: Love Without Words earned her the Turkey Youth Award for Best Actress in 2017. The 27-year-old Turkish woman rose to fame in 2013 as a result of her work at the small screen and already has a Golden Butterfly Awards, an award that is given every year in Turkey to the most outstanding artists in television and music.
In addition to being an actress, Erçel, Miss Turkey in 2012, is also a model. In his social networks, where he has more than 18 million followers, he publishes his poses, his trips and the free time he spends with his pets. She is considered one of the most attractive actresses in European cinema. In fact, in 2020, along with stars of the stature of Taylor Swift and Emma Watson, she was crowned with the title of the most beautiful woman.
Kerem Bürsin, a graduate in Communication and a model, stars alongside Erçel in Mediaset’s commitment, which has swept more than 40 countries and has made him the leading man of the moment. In no time, the young redhead has become one of the fashionable Turkish actors. In fact, he was honored in 2017 with the Best Actor award at the Seoul International Drama Awards for his performance in Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek.
Los Angeles to Istanbul
Born in Istanbul 33 years ago, at the age of 12 he went to live in the United States with his family. He graduated in Communication and Marketing in Los Angeles, where he settled when his acting career was beginning. After participating in a film like Sharktopus, he returned to Istanbul, where since then he has not stopped starring in television serials. And he has no less than more than six million followers on the networks, where he shares some of his work as an actor and model.
Bürsin had a relationship with actress Serenay Sarikaya for four years, with whom he broke up at the end of 2019. Now, according to some Turkish media, he is living an affair with Erçel, his partner in Love in the air. At the moment, neither of the two has spoken and, except for the photos they share in their respective networks, they do not give any clue about their love story out of the spotlight.
The poor widow
The first Turkish boom in Spain came in 2017 from the hand of Can Yaman, the titan of the soap opera, and the second phenomenon is starred in Mujer, an adaptation of a Japanese drama written by Yuji Sakamoto, which since the beginning of its broadcast, the past July, the audience explodes on Antena 3.
Actress Özge Özpirinçci stars in Woman, where she plays Bahar Çesmeli, a widow who lives in a poor neighborhood in Istanbul with her two children, Nissan, 7, and Doruk, 4. She was born in Istanbul 34 years ago and, although studied Business Administration at the University, he reached popularity in 2007 starring in an advertisement for chocolates. Since then, she is one of the fashionable actresses in Turkey who has captivated half of Europe. Although she has said on more than one occasion that she is terrified of fame, the artist has become an influencer with more than three million followers on Instagram.
Other female castmates have also risen to international popularity such as actress Seray Kaya, who plays Sirin Sarikadi, Bahar’s twisted and evil stepsister. Kaya, 29, was born in Istanbul and worked as a makeup artist until she began her acting studies. In 2012 he made his debut in the series Calle Pacifica and two years later he rose to fame as the protagonist in My husband’s family.
Another of the soap operas that is currently sweeping and that already has a legion of fans is My daughter, which premiered on December 28 on Antena 3. This new fiction stars Bugra Gülsoy, who plays Demir, a professional con man who has to take care of her 8 year old daughter.
Architect and actor
Gülsoy is a well-known multi-talented actor in Turkish television and cinema, born in Ankara 38 years ago and graduating as an architect while continuing his acting career. The artist, who had already been seen on the small screen in Spain with the telenovela Kuzey Güney (Divinity), made his debut as a fiction writer a few years ago with the novel Birinci Kiyamet, a feature debut that he dedicated to his wife, Nilüfer Gürbüz, and his son Cem. The interpreter shares the limelight with the 11-year-old girl Beren Gökyıldız, who plays Öyku, and who despite her young age, has a long television career.
In addition, the little girl is an influencer with more than a million followers on her Instagram account, which at the moment is managed by her mother.