After a long hiatus from the screens, Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel are making a comeback to the television world with a new project. The first teaser of the Arak series, which will be broadcast on Show TV, has been released.
Most Production is responsible for the production of the series, with Murat Can Oguz as the producer. Additionally, Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel are accompanied by highly experienced names in the series. Names such as Bennu Yildirimlar, Tulin Ozen, Mehmet Ozgur, Yildiray Sahinler, Kerem Arslanoglu, Bedir Bedir immediately catch attention.
While Ender Mihlar sits in the director’s chair for Arak, the script is co-written by Ayberk Cinar, Murat Can Oguz, and Asli Gonulay. The series promises a unique storyline.
The series will tell the compelling story of Kara, who takes action to avenge those who stole her life, and Zeynep, whose path unexpectedly intersects with a young man.
Arak: Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel in Leading Roles
The first teaser of the Arak series, which will soon start airing on Show TV, has been released. The teaser, featuring high-paced scenes and impressive shots, received great acclaim as soon as it was released.
Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel, who will appear together on screen for the first time as a couple, received praise-filled comments on social media.
Fans are eagerly awaiting the new project as Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel have been away from the screen for a while. The partnership of these two successful actors is also eagerly anticipated. Ilker Kaleli and Oyku Karayel, with their harmony and energy, have already created a wave of excitement.
Who is Ilker Kaleli?
Ilker Kaleli was born on May 11, 1984, in Istanbul. He is a Turkish actor and director. Interested in theater since his childhood, Kaleli graduated from Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory’s Theater Department.
Starting his career by directing theater and short films, Kaleli played the lead role in his first television series, Kayip Sehir. He later appeared in popular series such as Poyraz Karayel, Dip, Sahsiyet, and Son Yaz. Additionally, Kaleli has directed and acted in films, including Babamin Ceketi, Bana Masal Anlatma, and Son Mektup.
Who is Oyku Karayel?
Oyku Karayel is a Turkish actress, born on August 20, 1990, in Istanbul, as one of the twin children of Yesim and Cengiz Karayel.
She graduated from Cemberlitas Girls High School and, after receiving short training at Kenter Theater, enrolled in the Theater Department of Istanbul University State Conservatory in 2007.
While still a conservatory student, she auditioned for the play Guzel Seyler Bizim Tarafta and earned the role of Ayse among 30 candidates. With this first professional experience, she won the Efes Special Award at the 16th Sadri Alisik Cinema and Theater Awards and the Young Talent Award from the Theater Critics Association.
Her performance caught the attention of screenwriter Ece Yorenc and producer Kerem Catay. She portrayed the character Cemre Cayak in the television series Kuzey Guney. Later, she appeared in series such as Kara Para Ask, Muhtesem Yuzyil Kosem, Kalp Atisi, and Muhtesem Ikili.
In 2020, she played the character Meryem in the Netflix Turkish series Bir Baskadir (Ethos) and portrayed Asiye Yilmaz in the series Kaderimin Oyunu, which concluded with its 26th episode.
In 2018, Oyku Karayel married singer Can Bonomo, and they have a son named Roman born in 2021.