Pelin Karahan

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Pelin Karahan
Born Vildan Pelin Karahan[1]
(1984-10-06) October 6, 1984 (age 32)[2]
Ankara, Turkey[3]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Spouse(s) Erdinç Bekiroğlu (2011–2013)
Bedri Güntay (m. 2014)
Children 2

Vildan Pelin Karahan (born October 6, 1984 in Ankara, Turkey) is a Turkish actress.[4]


Karahan attended Arı College Elementary School, and completed middle school partly at Ankara Gaziosmanpaşa Primary School, partly at Ödemiş Primary School. She graduated from the Lyceum of Sokollu Mehmet Paşa and then from the School of Tourism Enterprises at Anadolu University.


At the start of her career, Karahan featured in Coca-Cola Light and Carrefour advertisements. She played the role of Aslı Zeybek in the teen drama television series, Kavak Yelleri, broadcast on Turkish TV channel Kanal D from 2007 to 2011.

In 2012, she was signed up to appear in the popular TV series Muhteşem Yüzyıl ("Magnificent Century"), as Mihrimah Sultan which is about the life of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Karahan was married to fitness instructor Erdinç Bekiroğlu from 2011 until 2013.[6] On 24 June 2014, she married Bedri Güntay. She gave birth to their son, Ali Demir, in December 2014. A second son named Can Eyüp was born in March 2017.



Year Series Role
2007–2011 Kavak Yelleri Aslı Zeybek
2012 Mavi Kelebekler
2012–2014 Muhteşem Yüzyıl Mihrimah Sultan
2015–2016 Yeter Aylin Harmanlı


Year Award Category Title Result
2011 Media and Arts Awards Most Successful Television Series Actress Kavak Yelleri Won
2015 6th Beirut International Awards Festival Best International Actress Won


  1. ^ "Pelin Karahan". 
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  5. ^ "Pelin Karahan Muhteşem Yüzyıl'da". Hürriyet. 24 May 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Pelin Karahan evlendi!". 23 October 2011. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 

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