Turk ‘sultana’ acting in a new TV series
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Actress Türkan Şoray is starring in a new series that will air on March 12.The “sultana” of Turkish cinema, Türkan Şoray, is returning to the screen with a new TV series, produced for Tur key’s state-run television channel TRT, daily Hürriyet reported.
Şoray will play Hatice Sultan, the sister of Ahmed III, in a historical series titled “Bir Zamanlar Istanbul - Kıyam” (Once Upon a Time Istanbul - Rebellion), which depicts the Tulip Period and Patrona Halil rebellion. Şoray said she was very happy to take part in such a project. “For the first time, I felt like a real sultana. It is a great pleasure for an artist to act in one of Europe’s most developed settings and in magnificent costumes.”
The first episode of the series will air on March 12 at 8 p.m.
Directed by Altan Dönmez, the TV series also stars Aslı Tandoğan, Cemal Hünal, Fırat Tanış, Hazım Körmükçü, Öykü Çelik and Tolga Karel.