Actress Türkan Şoray to head Golden Orange jury
Türkan Şoray is seen at the opening of the Golden Orange last year. DHA photoVeteran actress Türkan Şoray, the “sultan” of Turkish cinema, will head the national jury at the 50th International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, according to event organizers.
Şoray, who was chosen as best actress at the first festival in 1964 for her role in late director Metin Erksan’s “Acı Hayat” (Bitter Life), holds four Golden orange awards in the female actress category of the festival.
Mustafa Akaydın, Antalya’s mayor and an honorary member of the Antalya Foundation for Culture and Arts, which organizes the festival, said the Golden Orange Festival had a bond of love with Şoray stretching back 50 years ago and that they were very proud that she would head the jury for the 50th festival.
Last year, Şoray attended the opening of the festival, attended by around 250,000 people.