Birkan Sokullu and Hilal Altınbilek, will they star together in a new Turkish soap opera?

Birkan Sokullu, who plays Han, one of the protagonists of “Innocents”, along with Ezgi Mola, Tansel Öngel and Merve Dizdar, has a new project. He will appear in the series “Ab-ı Hayat” and they are looking for his partner: they have thought of nothing less than Hilal Altinbilekthe actress of the four seasons of the successful Turkish soap opera “Bitter Land” Will she join the cast?

Both actors have completed the recordings of successful productions, which have launched them to international fame. Birkan Sokullu has conquered hundreds of with his role as Han in “Masumlar Apartmani”, a telenovela based on real events with stories about psychiatric disorders. Meanwhile, Hilal Altınbilek, spent nearly four years in front of the screens with her character of Züleyha, in “Bir Zamanlar Çukurova”, and now she is taking a well-deserved vacation.

Fans of both actors are waiting to find out more about them and hope to see them in new projects. Will they be together on screen?


Birkan Sokullu, who rose to fame for his role as Han in “April Fools”, has signed on for the new season “Ab-ı Hayat”. Turkish media reports that the meetings began with Hilal Altınbilek, the star of “Bitter Land”, to be his partner in the story.

“Ab-i Hayat” tells the story of people who live in a mansion, with a very different plot. Birkan Sokullu and Hilal Altınbilek are mentioned as the main actors of the series, according to

The journalist mentions that Onur Güvenatam, the head of OGM Pictures, made a content agreement with Star TV and within a production package appears Ab-i Hayat” and that the recordings would begin in the month of October. The direction will be provided by Hilal Saral, winner of the Emmy award.

Birkan Sokullu during the last episode of “Innocents” (Photo: OGM Pictures)


Birkan Sokullu is a Turkish actor, model and former basketball player. He was born in Istanbul on October 6, 1985 and is currently 36 years old. Sokullu left his basketball career after 10 years due to his leg injury. He graduated from the University of Maltepe with a major in Radio TV Programming. While studying at the university, he began his career as a model.

He took acting lessons from Dolunay Soysert. She also studied at Istanbul Aydın University Drama and Acting Department for one year. Birkan started getting noticed with her role in the TV series called “Küçük Kadınlar”. His first popular leading role is Demir (original role, Dan) in “Küçük Sırlar”, a Turkish remake of Gossip Girl.


Hilal Altınbilek was born in Izmir, Turkey, on February 11, 1991. She is of Albanian descent. The actress moved to Istanbul very young, where she began her theater studies and decided to devote herself to art. Before her time on television, Hilal participated in beauty pageants, placing in the top 5, and she also did some modeling.

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