Burak Deniz with multiple hit projects under his belt, proved to be one of the most bankable actors in the Turkish industry at the moment. Be it the macho business man with a heart fill with love Murat Sarsılmaz in Aşk Laftan Anlamaz, or a family man Barış/Savaş Aktan in Bizim Hikaye, the actor has created his place in the industry over time with his choices of unique roles. Standing tall at 1.85 m, the hottie with debonair presence and smart persona both on and off the camera is one of the most sought after faces in the International industry today. The actor has successfully carved a niche for himself in the competitive industry with his sheer talent and hard work.
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The heartthrob rose to fame and became someone to watch out for within the first year of his entering the industry with his role of Onur in the critically acclaimed drama Kolej Günlüğü. Since then, he has played unconventional roles in megahit projects including Aşk Laftan Anlamaz and Yarım Kalan Aşklar. The star has made his place in the entertainment industry with his incredible performances and effervescent charm. He certainly knows how to own the screen every time he makes an appearance.
Burak Deniz Proved His Mettle As Versatile Actor:
Many think he is just a pretty face. but since his debut in 2011, he has constantly striven to disprove the belief that good-looking people can’t act. Notably, in a span of nearly a decade in the industry, Burak Deniz’s has explored all the genres that of action, thriller, comedy and romance and needless to say he has pulled off every role with perfection. His flawless performances gained for him fame beyond the borders of his country. Following the success of ‘Ask Laftan Anlamaz’, which was dubbed in 30 countries, Burak Deniz’s reach is immense. And with a wealth of new TV shows flooding his resume, it’s safe to say his fame is inevitably only going to grow.
The handsome hunk has time and again proved his mettle as an actor. From his debut Kolej Günlüğü to his latest stint in Maraşlı, he has proved time and again that he is an all-rounder of epic proportions. If we describe his journey in three words, so it may be, He came, performed and he conquered. The meteoric rise of this dapper man in last 10 years has been nothing less than phenomenal. From wooing fans with his innocent smile to making sure they fall in love with him with every character he portray, Burak has had a spectacular journey in the drama and film industry.
Burak Deniz turned 30 today which is our 23 official now, as he does not seem more than 23. And on this special occasion, here is his 5 bravest performances.
Critically acclaimed series Medcezir, is an adaptation of the American TV series The O.C. With a turnover of ₺25.6 million by the end of season one, Medcezir became the fifth most successful series in Turkey in terms of net sales and earning the producer as much as possible. He played supporting role of Aras in the series. But the series was one Burak’s earliest successes. The series is one of that proved hugely successful for him. As he charmed one and all with his good looks and acting skills. His fine acting skills get noticed and won million hearts.
2. Tatlı Küçük Yalancılar
After Medcezir, he once again appeared in a supporting role in Tatlı Küçük Yalancılar where he portrayed Toprak with perfection. The plot revolves around the lives of four friends, Aslı, Selin, Ebru and Hande and the disappearance of Açelya, the fifth friend of the group. A year later they begin to receive anonymous messages from someone calling himself “A”. The messages threaten to reveal their secrets, even some that only Açelya knew. Beside Burak the series featured a dreamlike ensemble cast including Şükrü Özyıldız, Bensu Soral, Büşra Develi, Melisa Şenolsun, Dilan Çiçek Deniz, and Beste Kökdemir.But Burak held his own and stole attention with his impecable acting skills.
3. Aşk Laftan Anlamaz
The romance-comedy genre drama gave way to his sophisticated personality and showed off his natural talent. Aşk Laftan Anlamaz was a critical and commercial successful in terms of ratings. It became his first series as leading actor. The drama instantly clicked with the masses owning to unique story-line and concept. And his character of intense lover & husband Murat Sarsılmaz, was being well-appreciated. His on-screen chemistry with Hande Erçel grabbed the tons of eye balls. And his performance looked effortless. His expressions, dialogue delivery and composure was applause worthy. And once again, Burak showcased his versatility.
4. Bizim Hikaye
After huge success of Aşk Laftan Anlamaz, there is no looking back for Burak. He has impressed us yet again with a strong performance by portraying Barış/Savaş Aktan in Bizim Hikaye. Barış is an intelligent, hard-headed, and confident man. His real name is Savaş. It is an adaptation of the UK original series Shameless. In the series, he starts off as a leader of a car theft gang but later pursues a career as a doctor. He is known to some people as Barış as he uses his brother’s name to honor his memory. His performance encompassed a romance, an innocence and also a mysterious perfection which wowed audiences.
5. Yarım Kalan Aşklar
In a complete contrast to his previous projects, Burak impressed on a whole new level in Yarım Kalan Aşklar. Directed by Umur Turagay, the action and fantasy genre series also stars Dilan Çiçek Deniz as female lead opposite Burak. His passionate, somewhat violent and aggressive character was in fitting with his quite exceptional and unconventional personality. The plot follows Journalist Ozan who is about to marry Elif who is a journalist like himself. His happy life with Elif ends after a terrible event. Ozan loses his life after being hit by a car. However, he finds himself resurrected in a new body again. Returning to life with another body, Ozan has two challenging tasks: to find out who killed him and to tell Elif all the facts. Once again he proved that he can pulled off any character.
Burak Deniz is undoubtedly one of the most versatile actors in TV and film industry. Whenever his name comes up, the first thing which spring to our mind is his flawless acting chops and his sharp yet humble attitude. The actor worked his way through to reach the top of the success’ ladder. He is world’s biggest heartthrob today with zillions of fans in Turkey as well as overseas. The actor’s journey has truly been an inspiring one! In his career span over 9 years, with some outstanding performances, he has made it clear that he is in the showbiz business to stay and how!
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