Hercai: The Biggest Sacrifice Akin Akinözü Made To Play Miran Aslanbey | They Look | | DATA

“Hercai” is the successful Turkish soap opera that has managed to penetrate the audience for its plot of love and revenge, as well as for the good quality of the actors. One of them is the protagonist Akın Akınöz, who plays Miran, Reyyan’s impossible love, Ebru Şahin. Here we tell you some details, one of them is the great sacrifice that his popular role brought with him.

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Akin Akınözü was born on September 22, 1990 in Ankara, Turkey. He comes from a family of artists and is the only son of actress Özlem Akınözü and Tamer Akınözü. Although acting ran through his veins, before deciding to be a professional artist he pursued studies at the University of California Berkeley, graduating with a BA in Applied Mathematics.


During the six years that he lived in the United States and lived with people from the Latino community and considers that there are similarities with the Mediterranean culture, such as dance, food, family relationships.

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His leading role in Hercai has allowed Akin Akınözü to achieve world fame and a sample of this is that he has more than 3 million followers on his Instagram account. However, for the actor, fame has a price and he has had to make certain sacrifices.

Although his dream was always to be able to cross borders and he longs to reach Hollywood, he admits that the success of the soap opera has changed his life “in many ways”. The actor considers that “the greatest sacrifice” of his great popularity has been losing his privacy. “I’m still trying to find a balance between privacy and the business I do professionally.”

Akin Akınözü rescues that in the last 3 years he has been able to grow and mature. “It has been a journey from being a boy to becoming a real man, both physically and mentally, emotionally and spiritually,” he adds.


Due to his great performance in “Hercai” he won the award for Best Actor in a Drama Series at the 24th Golden Lens Awards of the Magazine Journalists Association 2019 and Best Couple in a Television Series with his co-star Ebru Sahin at the Awards. Ayaklı 2020 newspaper. He was also awarded the Nova Más Award for Best Male Actor in 2019 and Mister Nova 2019 from the Spanish television station Nova Atresmedia.


The Turkish drama is centered on Reyyan, granddaughter of the Sadoglu, one of the most powerful families in Midyat, as well as one of the most cruel. As she is not the biological granddaughter of Nasuh, the clan leader, the young woman is constantly mistreated and humiliated at the expense of her cousin Yaren. However, that doesn’t stop Yaren’s fiancé Miran from falling in love and eventually marrying her. But the drama is just beginning.

After their wedding night, and after consummating their marriage, Reyyan discovers that Miran only married her to get revenge on her family.