“Mother” (Anne, in its original language) is one of the best-known and most successful Turkish soap operas internationally. His recent arrival at Univision, has made her the favorite of the audiencewho, in addition to following the story starring Cansu Dere and Beren Gökyıldız, want to know more about Ottoman production.
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In fact, what few know is that there is a real-life family bond between two of the actresses who are part of the cast of the acclaimed Turkish drama. Is about Vahide Percin, who plays Gönül Aslan, and Alize Gördüm, who plays the role of Gamze Güneş. What relationship do they have off screen? They are mother and daughter. Next, we tell you all the details.
GÖNÜL ASLAN AND ALIZE GÖRDÜM, MOTHER AND DAUGHTER IN REAL LIFE
Not many knew that Vahide Percinwho plays Gönül, better known as the ‘clumsy lady’, shares a recording set in the telenovela with her daughter, who is following in her footsteps in acting.
In “Mother”, his real daughter is Zeynep (Cansu Dere). However, in real life, Vahide Percin is the mother of the young Turkish actress Alize Gordon, who in the Turkish soap opera gives life to Gamze, one of the two sisters of the protagonist. Although they hardly share scenes together.
The veteran actress plays a woman accused of murdering her husband who is imprisoned and leaves her daughter in an orphanage. Meanwhile, Alize is Gamze, the eldest daughter of Cahide, the woman who adopted that girl. Gamze and Zeynep are stepsisters, and the former feels quite suspicious and dislikes the young teacher.
Yes OK they barely have scenes together, Vahide Percin doesn’t miss an opportunity to give advice to her daughter. “In each chapter I receive a criticism, to continue improving in my profession, it is not easy. but i love her so much”, said the young actress.
IT IS NOT THE FIRST TIME THEY WORK TOGETHER
“Mother” is not the only time mother and daughter work together. In 2013, they had their first opportunity when they were part of the cast of “El Sultán”, where Vahide put herself in the shoes of a mature Sultana Hurrem, after Meryem Uzerli resigned from the role; and Alize was the daughter of Prince Mustafa, one of the granddaughters of Sultan Suleiman.
WHO IS VAHIDE PERCIN?
Vahide Percin is a Turkish actress who has managed to make a name for herself in the few years she has been in the acting world. The daughter of Greek immigrants with Romanian ancestry, she did not have an easy time forging a path in acting.
She studied Economics at the University and it was at the age of 38 when she decided to change, becoming the best student at the Theater School. In 2003 she made her first series on television, “Bir istanbul Masali”.
In 2011, when she was working on “Feriha’s secret”, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, a disease that she managed to overcome. Shortly after, in 2013, she divorced fellow actor Altan Gördüm, whom she had married in 1991 and had her daughter Alize.
The 56-year-old actress won the Golden Ball award, among other accolades, for her performance in “Mother.”