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The Turkish actor Furkan Palalı is the successful name of Turkish romantic comedies. But, he is an absolute jack-of-all-trades one, in addition to his acting career. We are all familiar with the face of Furkan Palalı through Turkish romantic comedy series. However, he is also an applauded model both in Turkey and the world and a former professional basketball player.

So, let’s take a much closer look at Furkan Palalı’s background. In this post, you will find all the answers to your questions such as “Who is Furkan Palalı?”, “How old Furkan Palalı is?”, “Who has Furkan Palalı been lately dating with?”.

Furkan Palalı is a rising star of Turkish televisions in recent years.
Furkan Palalı is a rising star of Turkish televisions in recent years.

Who is Furkan Palalı?

Furkan Palalı was born in Konya, Turkey on 27 October 1986. The Turkish actor Furkan Palalı attended Dolapoğlu High School in Konya and studied Geology Engineering at Hacettepe University in Ankara. He is now doing M.A. at Istanbul Marmara University, Radio and Television Faculty. He had also played professional basketball for seven years during his studies and was one of the most popular models in Turkey between 2010-2011. Furkan speaks Turkish as his native language and very fluent English. He was the winner of “Best Model of Turkey” and “Best Model of the World” contests in 2011.

Furkan Palalı studied Geology Engineering at Hacettepe University in Ankara.
Furkan Palalı studied Geology Engineering at Hacettepe University in Ankara.

How Long did Furkan Palalı Play Basketball?

When we said that he was a former professional basketball player, we did mean it! While Furkan Palalı was going to high school, he started his basketball career at basketball club Kombassan Konya Spor. In this basketball club, he played basketball professionally for 7 years. Later on, Tofas Basketball Club transferred him in 2000 in Konya and he played more 2 years basketball in this club. However, he ended his career in playing basketball in order to attend and maintain his university education in Ankara.

Furkan Palalı was born on 27 October 1986 in Konya.
Furkan Palalı was born on 27 October 1986 in Konya.

How did Furkan Palalı’s Acting Career Begin?

The acting career of Turkish actor Furkan Palalı started in Tuncay Özinel Theatre in 2010. Furthermore, he attended a 6-month-creative drama-training in Ankara. What’s more, he took character-acting courses, too, from Ferdi Merter. So all that means, he hasn’t come to this current position just by chance. Furkan Palalı is a passionate, hardworking and a self-disciplined person who has deserved everything he has got so far.

In Which TV Series did Furkan Palalı Play?

He played in Little Secrets as “Aras” character. Later on, Furkan Palalı played in Adını Feriha Koydum Turkish TV drama as a model and he was a guest actor. On the other hand, he has had theatre experiences such as Uyan Uyan Gazi Kemal (characters from Şamdan Mehmet, Doctor Zeki and Rasuhi) (2010-2011). And he also acted as Tetikçi “Young Man – Leader” between 2011 an

Furkan Palalı is a dedicated actor who trains himself consistently.
Furkan Palalı is a dedicated actor who trains himself consistently.

d 2012. Furkan Palalı, who performed 6 times in the theatre play “Tetikçi“, written and directed by Ferdi Merter at the Tepebaşı Theater. In addition, Palalı participated in the series “Life Continues”, which was broadcasted on ATV, as of February 14, 2012. He continued his acting success with the character of “Giray”, which he played with his own voice.

Some of the Other TV series which Furkan Palalı played are;

  • 2019 – Benim Tatlı Yalanım (as Nejat Yılmaz) (TV Series)
  • 2018 – Bir Mucize Olsun (as Yiğit) (TV Series)
  • 2018 – Yuvaya Dönüş (Feature Film)
  • 2017 – Direniş Karatay (as Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi) (Feature Film)
  • 2016 – Somuncu Baba Aşkın Sırrı (as Somuncu Baba) (Feature Film)
  • 2016 – No 309 (as Onur) (TV Series)
  • 2015 – Son Çıkış (as Kenan) (TV Series)
  • 2014 – Kızıl Elma (as Murad) (TV Series)
  • 2013 – Aşk Emek İster (as Demir) (TV Series)
  • 2012 – Son Yaz Balkanlar 1912 (as Arif) (TV Series)

“No: 309” and “Benim Tatlı Yalanım” (My Sweet Lie)

Furkan Palalı made his best debut with No:309 Turkish romantic comedy and drama in 2016. This TV series is a 2016 production and he played alongside Demet Özdemir. With this series, the couple reached a great number of the fan from all around the world. So, Room No: 309 is based on a misdate and led two young people to a beautiful love story.

Furkan Palalı and Aslı Bekiroğlu in Benim Tatlı Yalanım - My Sweet Lie Turkish romantic comedy TV show.
Furkan Palalı and Aslı Bekiroğlu in Benim Tatlı Yalanım – My Sweet Lie Turkish romantic comedy TV show.

As for his current TV series, he has been playing in Benim Tatlı Yalanım – My Sweet Lie. So, this TV series is another romantic comedy show on Turkish televisions. He plays with Aslı Bekiroğlu and they revive another lovely couple who are committed and eternally in love with each other. The TV series began to its broadcasting life in 2019 and is still ongoing.

Demet Özdemir and Furkan Palalı played in No: 309, a Turkish romantic comedy TV series.
Demet Özdemir and Furkan Palalı played in No: 309, a Turkish romantic comedy TV series.

Which One Would You Prefer: Can Yaman or Furkan Palalı?

One of the most popular comparisons of the celebrity world in Turkey is the one having made between Can Yaman and Furkan Palalı. Some people criticize Furkan Palalı for trying to look like as Can Yaman, some others oppose this argument. People especially compare them in terms of their physical similarities with muscle, long hair and beard. However, in a press statement, Furkan Palalı very clearly rejected these claims and indicated that he has long before had his physical features before Can Yaman became famous. He also added that he is not the type of man who wants to be seen on the celebrity all the time. So, he only wished to be on the agenda with his works, instead of private life.

Furkan Palalı vs. Can Yaman
Furkan Palalı vs. Can Yaman

So, which one would you prefer: Can Yaman or Furkan Palalı?

Furkan Palalı’s Private Life

Furkan Palalı’s name previously came to the celebrity’s agenda with love gossips with Demet Özdemir. She was Furkan Palalı’s previous role-friend in No: 309. However, he had denied those gossips. His name was also mentioned with Aslı Bekiroğlu, the current role-friend of Palalı in Benim Tatlı Yalanım – My Sweet Lie. Ultimately, Furkan Palalı’s name has also come together with Turkish actress Burcu Kıratlı. However, there is no confirmation about it, either.

Burcu Kıratlı and Furkan Palalı.
Burcu Kıratlı and Furkan Palalı.

Trivia about Furkan Palalı

Generally, celebrities gain the popularity and acting proposals after they are selected as Miss Turkey or the world. However, Furkan Palalı, contrary to, first began his career as a stage actor and then he awarded as Miss Turkey and Miss World. So by this means, he is the first actor and the model in Turkey who ranked as the most handsome in both national and international beauty contest after being an actor.

A scene from Eve Dönüş - Return to Home Turkish feature film.
A scene from Eve Dönüş – Return to Home Turkish feature film.

Furkan Palalı is, on the other hand, 1.90 meters tall and 82 kilos. The zodiac sign of the experienced actor is Scorpio.

As a result of all, you can click the following links below so as to know more about the handsome Turkish actor Furkan Palalı.

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