Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün is finally returning Turkish televisions. The actress is going to play herself in Call My Agent (Menajerimi Ara in Turkish) Turkish TV series. The series, by the way, is an adaptation of the French original TV series. “Call My Agent” broke worldwide viewing records.
Tuba Büyüküstün recently starred in an Ottoman documentary (Rise of Empires: Ottoman) released on Netflix. So, the actress stayed away from television screens for a long time. Fortunately, she returns to the screens with the French-made TV series Call My Agent.
International Popularity of “Call My Agent”
So many countries have broadcasted Call My Agent TV series so far, furthermore, the series broke rating records in every country. So, the name of the Turkish version is “Menajerimi Ara”. The beautiful Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün, by the way, is going to be the guest actress in the first episode of the series. Moreover, Büyüküstün will act herself on the TV show.
Tuba Büyüküstün announced this good news with this photo she shared on her social media account Instagram, and wrote the following below:
“After a long break, I will smell a tasting set… Being a guest actress is a completely different excitement, it is different to be in front of the camera after so long, it is different to play Tuba Büyüküstün [to play myself] …”
What is Call My Agent Series About?
Call My Agent Turkish TV series, on the other hand, features the efforts of agents working at an agency in Paris. Their main focus is to please their star customers and keep their companies afloat after an unexpected crisis.
So, the Turkish version of the series, “Menajerimi Ara” will tell the same story, too. Hence, the first-star customer is going to be Tuba Büyüküstün. The assertive production of the new season is going to be on Star TV, a private Turkish broadcaster.
Who is Turkish Actress Tuba Büyüküstün?
She started her acting career in the last 4 episodes of the “Sultan Makamı” TV series. Aydın Bulut directed the series and aired on Kanal D in 2003. In 2004, she played the Zarife character in the TV series called “Çemberimde Gül Oya“. It was directed by the popular and talented Turkish director Çağan Irmak and broadcasted on Kanal D.
Also in the same year, the actress played the character of Gülizar in the television movie “Gülizar”. Cemal Şan was the director and the movie received the Best Actress award at the Serbia-Montenegro International TV Festival Bar.
Turkish Actress Tuba Büyüküstün’s First Step to the Cinema
In 2005, she shared the leading role with Bülent İnal and Sinan Tuzcu in the TV series “Ihlamurlar Altında”. Aydın Bulut again sat on the director’s seat and the series was broadcasted on Kanal D. In the same year, she played the character of Aysun in the movie “Babam ve Oğlum” picture. In the movie, she worked with Çağan Irmak once again and entered the cinema sector. The movie, in the meantime, became one of the most successful and watched Turkish films in the history of Turkish cinema.
Büyüküstün starred in the movie Exam (“Sınav” in Turkish), directed by Ömer Faruk Sorak in 2006. Thus, she got the opportunity to work with the world-famous actor Jean-Claude Van Damme in this film. She shared the leading role with Murat Yıldırım and Çetin Tekindor in the TV series Asi, which was shot in Antakya in 2007. Cevdet Mercan directed the series and was broadcasted on Kanal D.
Increasing Popularity of the Actress in The World
In the same years, with the broadcasting of TV series such as Çembrimde Gül Oya, Ihlamurlar Altında, and Asi on Arab television, she gained a great reputation in the Middle East. What’s more, the actress played an important role in the export of Turkish TV series abroad. She played the leading role in Asi Turkish drama. The committee nominated the series in the Best TV Series category at the 51st Monte-Carlo Television Festival, with ratings in 67 countries.
The First Turkish Actress to be Nominated for The Emmy
She was nominated for the Best Actress category at the 42nd International Emmy Awards with her role in the 20 Minute TV series. Thus, she received the title of the first Turkish actress to be nominated for an Emmy. In 2014, she became the UNICEF goodwill ambassador of Turkey. Later on, she acted in Kara Para Aşk (Black Money Love) series and starred along with Engin Akyürek.
Private Life of the Turkish Actress Tuba Büyüküstün
The beautiful actress had married to actor and director Onur Saylak in 2011. And the two had two children from this marriage. However, Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün and director Onur Saylak divorced in 2017. Now, the actress is single and it seems that she dedicates herself to her job.
We are very curious whether Call My Agent will be successful. So, we will keep sharing new informations on the new Turkish TV series. Meanwhile, please share your comments and ideas for the series.