Filiz Ahmet

Filiz Ahmet


Filiz Ahmet was born on Apr 15, 1981 in Yugoslavia. Filiz Ahmet's big-screen debut came with Baska Semtin Çocuklari directed by Aydin Bulut in 2008. Filiz Ahmet is known for Life Song directed by Cem Karci, Burcu Biricik stars as Hülya Çamoglu Cevher and Birkan Sokullu as Kerim Cevher. The most recent award Filiz Ahmet achieved is Sadri Alisik Theatre and Cinema Awards. The upcoming new movie Filiz Ahmet plays is Bal Kaymak which will be released on May 18, 2018.

Filiz Ahmet (born 15 April 1981) is a Macedonian-born Turkish stage and screen actress. She is best known for her roles as Zarife in the Turkish TV series Farewell Rumelia and Nigar Kalfa in the TV series Muhtesem Yüzyil.Filiz Ahmet was born in Skopje, SR Macedonia. She is of Turkish descent. Filiz Ahmet has dual Macedonian and Turkish citizenship. Her mother works as a prompter, while her grandfather, Lüftü Seyfullah, was a Macedonian stage actor and co-founder of the Macedonian-Turkish Theatre.The first play she watched in the theater was The Idiot, based on the novel by the same name written by Fyodor Dostoevsky. She developed a lifelong passion for theater, and was 6 when she first appeared on stage.Ahmet's childhood coincided with the Yugoslav Wars. Due to the conflict, her family decided to go to Sweden, and later returned to Macedonia when she was 15. Filiz Ahmet graduated from medical school and then the Academy of Fine Arts in Skopje in 2003.Ahmet is multilingual and is able to speak Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish, Swedish, English, Serbian, and Bulgarian.She began as a stage actress and received several performance awards. She did not plan to act on-screen, and her busy theater schedule allowed little time for anything else. However, her breakthrough performance occurred in 2007 when she appeared in the role of Zarife in the series Farewell Rumelia. To make her character more expressive, Ahmet spoke her role in the Macedonian Turkish dialect. After this series, she received offers in various television series. Her next project was Balkan Wedding, where she took the role of Galina in 2009.In 2010, Ahmet received the role of Nigar Kalfa in a prime-time historical Turkish television series, Muhtesem Yüzyil (The Magnificent Century). The show is very successful in the Balkan region and Turkey, and is broadcast in 45 countries. The series has 204 million viewers worldwide.Her work with Muhtesem Yüzyil brought her positive responses and acclaim from critics.

  • Birthday

    Apr 15, 1981
  • Place of Birth

    Skopje, Macedonia, Yugoslavia
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1 wins & 0 nominations

Sadri Alisik Theatre and Cinema Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Winner - Sadri Alisik Cinema Award