Nilay Deniz: what you should know about the Turkish actress who plays Selin in “Love at Second Sight”

The romantic comedy “Love at second sight”Continues to gain followers in Spain, a country where it became a television phenomenon, largely because the audience already knows the two main faces of fiction very well: Özge Özpirinççi and Buğra Gülsoy, protagonists of“ Mujer ”and“ My daughter ”, respectively. However, the Turkish soap opera also has other great acting figures, including Nilay Deniz.

The young 28-year-old actress plays the sister of the protagonist ofLove again (in its original language), a telenovela that premiered in 2021 in Spain, but which arrived in its country of origin a few years ago. The Ottoman production conquered Fox Turkey’s audience in 2015 and has since reached more than thirty countries around the world; among these, Spain.

In the story, Özge Özpirinççi and Buğra Gülsoy are the protagonists Zeynep Taşkın and Fatih Şekercizade, respectively; however, the rest of the characters will also play an important role; above all, the family of both, because their lives will be involved in a funny situation of lies. Without a doubt, the actors will win the affection of the public with each new episode; along that line, let’s get to know more about Nilay Deniz, the actress who plays Selin in “Love at second sight”.

Nila Deniz como Selin Şekercizade junto a Özge Özpirinççi como Zeynep Taşkın’s “Amor a segunda vista” (Photo: Process Film)


Nilay Deniz was born in 1993 in Aydin, a region known in Turkey for its fertility and productivity since ancient times. He is currently 28 years old. After school, he studied acting, to debut at age 17 with a supporting role in “Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi ”, a Turkish crime and detective series based on the novels Her Temas İz Bırakır (Every Contact Leaves a Trace) and Son Hafriyat (Last Dig) by Emrah Serbes.

Following his television debut in 2010, Deniz continued his career with recurring roles on series such as “Ah Neriman,” “Güneşi Beklerken,” “20 Dakika,” “Mor Menekşeler,” and “Hayata Beş Kal.” It was only in 2015 that he managed to grow and make a name for himself in the Turkish environment, after landing the leading role of Selin Şekerçizade in “Aşk Yeniden”.

In 2017, Nilay Deniz had the main role in “Ateşböceği”, playing the character of Aslı. He then appeared in a supporting role in the series “Kalk Gidelim” as Nehir. In 2020, she was cast in Kanal D’s romantic comedy series “Çatı Katı Aşk”, playing the role of Yasemin.

Nila Deniz como Selin Şekercizade junto a Can Sipahi como Orhan Günay
Nila Deniz como Selin Şekercizade junto a Can Sipahi como Orhan Günay’s “Amor a segunda vista” (Photo: Process Film)


Nilay Deniz plays Selin Şekercizade in “Love at Second Sight.” Fatih’s younger sister is 18 years old, cheerful and carefree. Unlike his brother, he never takes what his mother says seriously. Addicted to social media, Selin has a wide circle of friends with whom she gets along.


“Attic Love” (“Romance Next Door”) was the Turkish series that consolidated Nilay’s career. In fact, her performance was so outstanding that she received seven job offers in one month after this project, leading her to turn down some. In addition, it has also received an offer of films.

In Turkey, the entertainment media report that it is currently analyzing four different projects. Especially after his participation in “Kahraman Babam”, a soap opera that was not so successful in his country.

Nila Deniz como Yasemin Çetin junto a Yiğit Kirazcı como Demir Yılmaz "Romance Next Door" (Photo: Mia Production)
Nila Deniz como Yasemin Çetin junto a Yiğit Kirazcı como Demir Yılmaz “Romance Next Door” (Photo: Mia Production)


The actress was married for 3 years to Erçin Karabulut, renowned director of photography. The separation was so mediatic that in Turkey, the media headlined: “A love that began on the sets of television series and became a marriage comes to an end”.

Why did you break up? It was Nilay Deniz who made the decision to put an end to her marriage to Karabulut due to the fact that they had very different opinions. Although no further details have been given about it, once it was made public, the actress removed her ex-husband’s last name, returned home and deleted all the photos and videos she had on social networks with him.


The actress is very active on Instagram, where she has more than one million followers. Of course, on Facebook and Twitter it has little presence. In fact, he has no verified Facebook Fanpage and has not published on Twitter since 2020 Visit Nilay Deniz’s Instagram .


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