Famous singer Tatlıses becomes father again
İbrahim Tatlıses (L) attends construction of a mosque in Şanlıurfa.Prominent singer İbrahim Tatlıses has become a father for the sixth time, and has said he will name his new daughter “Elif.”
Tatlıses was in his hometown in the Şanlıurfa province when his wife gave birth to her first, and Tatlıses’ sixth, child in an Istanbul hospital.
Tatlıses was in the city to attend the Şanlıurfaspor football club’s match with Samsunspor on April 7. He said he had left his wife in the hospital and came to the city to support the team, Doğan News Agency reported. “Today I will have a daughter. I will name her Elif, the first letter of the Quran,” he said.
Tatlıses was shot in the head with an assault rifle while he was leaving a television studio, on March 14, 2011. An Istanbul court sentenced Abdullah Uçmak, one of the suspects, to 36 years and six months in prison on March 29. Eleven others were prosecuted in the trial.