Hürrem now starring in commercial
ISTANBULActress Mertyem Uzerli, who stars in one of Turkey’s most popular TV series, “Muhteşem Yüzyıl” (The Magnificent Century), has become the face of a shampoo commercial.
Directed by Metin Arolat, the commercial is being aired on Turkish televisions. It also stars two other names from the same TV series, Selma Ergeç, who plays the sister of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, and Nur Fettahoğlu, who plays the sultan’s wife.
Born in 1983 to a Turkish father and German mother in Germany, Uzerli took acting training at the Schauspielstudioin Hamburg. She acted in a number of television series’ in Germany before coming to Turkey.
She has become very popular of late, with “Muhteşem Yüzyıl” becoming the most-watched period drama in Turkey, as well as in many European and Middle East countries.