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Born in Bitlis (Southeast Turkey) in 1983, Şenay Aydın first gained recognition in the film “Hidden Faces”(directed by Handan İpekçi) through her role as ‘Zühre’, a young woman who escapes an honour killing.  The film brought her public acclaim as well as two ‘best newcomer’ awards. She then played in “A Marketplace” by Ben Hopkins, which won ‘the Best Film’ award in the Antalya Film Festival and participated in international festivals such as Locarno.

She has recently played the Palestinian guerilla ‘Amina’ in the populer TV series ‘Öyle bir Geçer Zaman ki’on Channel D.


Adana Golden Boll Film Festival,  “Best Promising Young Actress” Award, 2008

ÇASOD (Contemporary Actors Association) “Best Promising Young Actress” Award, 2008


 “Hidden Faces”

directed by Handan İpekçi

“A marketplace” 

directed by Ben Hopkins

“ Kanımdaki Barut”

directed by Haluk Piyes


directed by Zülfü Livaneli

“Present Tense”  

directed by Belmin Söylemez

TV Series

“Düğün Şarkıcısı ” 

directed by Şengül Halat Atak (Kanal D)

“Öyle bir Geçer Zaman ki”

directed by Zeynep Günay Tan(Kanal D)

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  1. Bharadwaj Sundar / Dec 18 2012 4:24 pm

    I watched the film “Present Tense’ today in Chennai Film Festival.. Loved ur acting:) Great job

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