Diriliş: Ertuğrul Characters Real Names, Real Life, and Everything you Need to Know

What is Diriliş Ertuğrul?

Diriliş: Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertuğrul) is a Turkish historical novel and an adventure TV series by Mehmet Bozdağ, starring Engin Altan Düzyatan. The TV series was made in Riva, a village in the Beykoz region of Istanbul, Turkey, and was screened at TRT 1 in Turkey on December 10, 2014.

About Diriliş: Ertuğrul

A story based on the history of the Muslim Ouz Turks takes place in the 13th century. This series is essentially about the travel and life of Ertugrul Ghazi, the father of Usman, who founded the Ottoman Empire.

Star casts and support casts play a pivotal role in making any series or drama successful. Many Pakistani fans want to know more about their favorite Turkish star.

Diriliş Ertuğrul Characters and their Real Names/Real Life

Here is a list of Diriliş Ertuğrul’s main characters from season 1 to season 5 with their real names and everything about their real-life.

1. Suleyman Shah’s Real Name Serdar Gökhan

Serdar Gökhan is an actor who was born on 15 May 1946 in Nusret Ersöz. He is 75 years old as of 2021.

Serdar Gökhan role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Serdar Gökhan plays the role of Suleyman Shah, another key figure in the story. Appointed as the father of the Gündoğdu, Sungurtekin, Dündar, and Ertuğrul. The leader of the Kayi tribe and the grandfather of Osman Bey. He is another famous actor in Turkey who has been involved in the field of activity for many years.

2. Hayma Hatun’s Real Name Hulya Darcan Korel

Hulya Darcan Korel is a Turkish actress who was born on 27 April 1951 in Izmir, Turkey. She is 69 years old as of 2020.

Hülya Korel Darcan Role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Hülya Korel Darcan plays the roles of Ertuğrul’s mother, Gündoğdu, Sungurtekin, and Dündar. She is the wife of Suleyman Shah and the grandmother of Osman Bey.

3. Gündoğdu Bey’s Real Name Kaan Taşaner

Kaan Tasaner is a Turkish actor. He was born on April 23, 1979, in Sparta but moved to Antalya when he was very young. He is 41 years old as of 2020. He attended acting classes as a child and studied at the State Conservatoire of Selcuk University. He was interested in sports, but he smoked and his fitness decreased.

Kaan Tasanar role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Kaan Tasanar is the eldest son of Suleyman Shah and plays the central role of the eldest brother of Ertuğrul. His personality is negative, but he progresses the story in many ways. Character growth is bound to keep viewers engaged. Ertugrul Ghazi is his best work.

Kaan Taşaner full biography


4. Ertuğrul Bey’s Real Name Engin Altan Düzyatan

Engin Altan Düzyatan is a Turkish actor. He was born on July 26, 1979, in Izmir, Turkey. Engin is currently 41 years old (2020). He completed his studies in Izmir, Turkey. Engin was interested in acting from a very young age.

He studied theater at Dokuz Eylul University. After graduating, he started an acting career in Istanbul. Engin Altan Düzyatan holds a master’s degree in advanced acting technology from Bahcesehir University.

Engin Altan Düzyatan role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Engin Altan Düzyatan plays the role of Ertugrul Ghazi the third son of Suleyman Shah and Hayme Hatun. He is also the father of the first generation of the Ottoman Empire, Gunduz Alp, Savci Bey, and Osman Bey. It is the central character of the series that viewers love most.

Engin Altan Düzyatan full biography

Engin Altan Düzyatan As Ertugurl

5. Selcan Hatun’s Real Name Didem Balçın

Didem Balcin is a famous Turkish actress. She was born on May 18, 1982, in Ankara, Turkey. She is currently 38 years old (as of 2020). Didem Balcin graduated from the Department of Acting and History and Geography at Ankara University in Turkey.

Didem Balcin role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Didem Balcin plays a role as Gundogdu’s wife Selcan Hatun. Didem performed her role very well. From a malicious negative character to a positive character in good faith, her acting skills are amazing.

Didem Balcin full biography

6. Halima Sultan’s Real Name Esra Bilgiç

Esra Bilgic is a famous Turkish actress and model. She was born on October 14, 1992, in Ankara, Turkey. She is currently 28 years old as of 2020. Esra Bilgic graduated from Bilkent International University in Ankara.

Esra Bilgiç role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Esra Bilgiç plays the of Halime Sultan wife of Ertuğrul and the mother of Gündüz Alp, Savci Bey, and Osman Ghazi I. She is considered a loyal wife in this series and fought hard to protect the tribe.

Esra Bilgiç full biography

7. Ilbilge Hatun’s Real Name Hande Soral

Hande Soral is a Turkish model and actress. She is very popular in the Turkish film and television industry. She was born on February 2, 1987, in Inegol Bushra Turkey. She is 33 years old as of 2020.

She has completed primary, secondary, and post-training in Inegol, Turkey. She graduated from the Department of Psychology at Bilgi University in Istanbul.

Hande Soral with her Husband Ismail Demirci

Hande Soral role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Hande Soral plays the role of Ilbilge Hatun the second wife of Ertugrul.

Hande Soral full biography

Hande Soral as Ilbilge Hatun in Resurrection: Ertugrul

8. Gokce Hatun’s Real Name Burcu Kıratli

Burcu Kıratli is a famous Turkish model and actress. She was born on July 23, 1989, in Istanbul, she is 31 years old as of 2020. Burcu Kıratli studied visual communication design at the Turkish actor Yeditepe University.

Burcu Kıratli role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Burcu Kıratlı serves as the adoptive daughter of Hayme Hatun and Suleyman Shah. She is Selcan Hatun’s younger sister. She falls in love with Ertuğrul but never marries him. Her role is overall positive and the character itself is layered.

9. Turgut Alp’s Real Name Cengiz Coşkun

Cengiz Coşkun is a handsome and talented Turkish actor and model. He was born on April 29, 1982, in Istanbul. Cengiz Coskun is 38 years old (as of 2020). Cengiz Coskun is a graduate of the sports department at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Cengiz Coşkun role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Cengiz Coşkun is another protagonist of the story. He is represented by one of the three Alps of Ertuğrul along with blood brothers Bamsi Beyrek and Doğan Alp.

Cengiz Coşkun full biography

10. Aslihan Hatun Real Name Gülsim Ali

Gülsim Ali is a Beeatiiful Talented Turkish television actress and model. She was born on February 18 1995 in Bulgaria She is 26 years old.

Gülsim Ali role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

She is the only daughter of Jandar who was the leader of Chavdar Kabila and the wife of Turgut who was the Alp of Ertuğrul. After the death of Aliyar, she became the temporary leader of Chavdar Kabila.

11. Doğan Alp’s Real Name Cavit Çetin Güner

Cavit Cetin Guner is a famous Turkish actor and model. He was born on February 21, 1986, in Istanbul, Turkey. He is 34 years old as of 2020. He went to Elementary and secondary schools in Şişli studied at Ziyapaşa Elementary School near Hürriyet. He graduated from Kurtullus High School.

Cavit Çetin Güner with Hatice Gizem Örge

Cavit Çetin Güner role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Another central figure in this story, Cavit Çetin Güner, plays the role of one of the three Alps of Ertuğrul and is a blood brother with Turgut Alp and Bamsi Beyrek.

Cavit Çetin Güner full biography

12. Bamsi Beyrek’s Real Name Nurettin Sönmez

Nurettin Sönmez is a Turkish actor. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey on July 24, 1978, he is 42 as of 2020. He completed his graduation from the Mining Engineering Department at the University of Istanbul.

He graduated from Cannes and Arssen Gurjaf’s School of Conversational Communication Acting. Later he studied and graduated from Yedi Tepe University in the Theater Department.

Nurettin Sönmez role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Bamsi is one of the most desirable characters in the Ertugrul Ghazi series. He plays Ertuğrul’s most loyal Alp. He is also the chief guard of Suleyman Shah, Hayme Hatun, and Ertugrul Bey.

Nurettin Sönmez full biography

Nurettin Sönmez aka Bamsi in Ertugrul Ghazi

13. Sadettin Köpek’s Real Name Murat Garibagaoglu

Murat Garipağaoğlu is a Turkish actor best known as Sadeddin Köpek in the Drama series Diriliş: Ertuğrul.

He was born in Ankara in 1969, his age is 52 years as of 2021. He graduated from the Department of Languages, History, and Geography at the University of Ankara in 1993.

Sadettin Köpek role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

He is playing the role of Amer Sadettin Köpek who was an administrator of under two 13th century Seljuq Sultans of Rum.

Sadettin Köpek aka Murat Garibagaoglu

14. Aliyar’s Real Name Cem Uçan

Cem Uçan is a Turkish actor and model. He was born on August 12, 1976, in Istanbul, Turkey. He is 45 years old as of 2021. He is High School Graduated.

Cem Uçan role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Cem Uçan plays the role of Aliyar the second son of Jandar. He is the leader of Chavdar Kabila.

Cem Uçan full Biography

Aliyar aka Cem Uçan in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

15. Aykiz Hatun’s Real Name Hande Subaşı

Hande Subaşı is a Turkish actress and beauty contest title list. She won the 2005 Miss Turkey competition as an actress. She was born on February 21, 1984, in Turkey. She is 36 years old as 0f 2020. She graduated from Istanbul University, Department of French Translation and Interpretation.

Hande Subaşı role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Hande Subaşı played the role of Aykiz Hatun. She was the daughter of Deli Demir. Aykiz is married to Turgut Alp. She is an ambitious and talented warrior.

Hande Subaşı full biography

Hande Subaşı As Aykiz in Ertugrul Ghazi

16. Helena Hatun/Hafsah Hatun’s Real Name Burcin Abdullah

Burçin Abdullah is a Turkish actress and model. She was born on July 22, 1987, in Bursa, Turkey. She is 33 years old as of 2020. She studied at Acacia High School in Fatih, Istanbul.

She graduated from the Department of Economics in Istanbul and Marmara University. Then she went to the United States and got a Master’s degree in economics. She studied acting and theater in the United States.

Burcin Abdullah role in Diriliş: Ertuğrul

Burcin Abdullah is playing the role of Helena Hatun/Hafsah Hatun wife of Bamsi Alp in the TV series Resurrection: Ertugrul.

Burcin Abdullah full biography

Burcin Abdullah as Hafsa Hatun in Diriliş Ertuğrul
Burcin Abdullah As Hafsa Hatun with Bamsi Alp in Resurrection: Ertugrul

17. Zameendar Ares/Ahmed’s Real Name Cemal Hunal

Cemal Hunal got the role of Ares in season 4 in Ertugrul Ghazi drama. In more than half of the episodes, he played negative roles against Turks and Ertugurl and Ares. However, in later episodes, he embraces Islam and changes his name to Ahmed. He dies while helping Ertugrul and saving him and his companions.

18. Marya’s Real Name Sera Tokdemir

Sera Tokdemir took on the role of Marya in Ertugrul Ghazi season 4. Maria was a slave of Ares, after Ertugrul conquers the fortress she accepted Islam and married Artuk Bey. However, later Artuk finds out that she is a spy and is eventually killed.

19. Gunalp Bey’s Real Name Engin Ozturk

Engin Ozturk played the role of Gunalp Bey. He helps Ertugrul expose Sadettin Kopek in front of Sultan Alauddin and captures him.

20. Mahperi Hatun’s Real Name Sinem Ozturk

Sinem Ozturk starred in the Turkish drama Ertugurl Ghazi as Mahperi Khatun, the mother of Sultan Giyasuddin.

21. Sultan Ghiyasuddin’s Real Name Burak Dakak

Burak Dakak took on the role of Sultan Ghiyasuddin, who became king after the death of the Sultan.

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