‘Valide Sultan lived too long’ says Çehre
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Valide Sultan, Nebahat Çehre is one of the leading characters in the series.Turkish actress Nebahat Çehre, who plays the Valide Sultan in the TV series “Muhteşem Yüzyıl” (A Magnificent Century), said April 17 that she would leave the TV series in the season finale, daily Hürriyet reported.
“Valide Sultan dies at the end of the season. Actually, she lived too long according to the historical cycle. Children were born and grew up but she is still alive. She should have been dead before,” she said, adding that she wanted to rest for some time after leaving the series.
“I have been working nonstop for seven years. This is why I refuse proposals for new projects. I will go on a holiday for three or four months,” Çehre said.
In the meantime, actor Burak Özçivit, who plays Malkoçoğlu on “A Magnificent Century,” is preparing to say goodbye to the TV series. A death warrant was expected to be issued in the last episode of the TV series that was broadcast last night. But whether the decision will be executed will be clear in the next episode.
Hürrem fans make donation
Another leading and one of the most popular characters of the TV Series, Meryem Uzerli, who plays Hürrem Sultan, was surprised on April 17 by members of the Uzerli Fan Club. The members made a donation to the Foundation for Children with Leukemia (LÖSEV). The donation was dedicated to Meral Okay, the script writer of many of Turkey’s well-known TV series, including “A Magnificent Century.” The fans, who initiated two funds and a campaign in the name of Uzerli, gave the young actress a certificate with emotional messages on it.