Born: November 24th 1993
Status: In a relationship

Hande Erçel was born on November 24th 1993 in Bandırma, Turkey. Hande has an older sister named Gamze and she is a fashion designer. Hande studied and graduated from the Department of Traditional Turkish Arts at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University.

In 2013, her acting career began. Hande played a very small role ‘Zahide’ in the series Çalıkuşu. She acted alongside Fahriye Evcen. In 2014, she acted in the comedy series Çılgın Dersane Üniversitede. Hande became a well-known actress when she acted in the series Güneşin Kızları (2015-2016). A great series. She played the role of ‘Selin’ and acted alongside Tolga Sarıtaş, Burcu Özberk, Emre Kınay and Berk Atan. From then on, Hande’s acting career kicked off successfully. In 2016-2017, she was the lead actress and played the main female character ‘Hayat’ in the popular series Aşk Laftan Anlamaz. Another great series, I recommend for those that have not watched it yet. Hande acted alongside Burak Deniz. This series made Hande Erçel the successful and popular actress that she is now. She had a leading role in the drama-romance series Siyah Inci (2017-2018). She played the main female character of ‘Hazal’, Hande acted alongside Tolgahan Sayışman and Berk Hakman.

In 2012, Hande participated in the Miss Cilivaliton of the World beauty contest/competition and she finished in 2nd place. For her roles in Güneşin Kızları and Aşk Laftan Anlamaz she was nominated several times and won awards. In 2016, for her role in Güneşin Kızları, Hande won the award for ‘Best Debut Actress’ at the KTÜ Media Awards. In May 2017, she won the award for ‘Best Actress in a Series’. In December 2017, for her role in Aşk Laftan Anlamaz, Hande won the award for ‘Best Actress of Comedy & Romantic Comedy Drama’ at the Pantene Golden Butterfly Awards. In total Hande has won 9 awards since the start of her acting career.

Hande is considered to be one of the most famous Turkish actresses. She is young but has lots of worldwide exposure and has gained many fans. She has skills and has the potential to improve. On Instagram she has the most followers for a Turkish actress with 8.8 million followers and after her comes Fahriye Evcen with the second most followers of 7.9 million.

In 2016, Hande did advertisements for L’Oréal Paris Casting Creme Gloss. This was the first time that Hande coloured her hair. This was the perfect choice for Hande as it was only permanent. In March 2017, it was announced that Hande Erçel along with actor Aras Bulut İynemli have been chosen to be the brand faces of DeFacto. That includes photoshoots, commercials as the market and model for DeFacto.

Hande Erçel is currently single. She recently was in a relationship with the famous Turkish singer Murat Dalkılıç. They dated for almost 7 months. Hande introduced him to her family and she met his parents. They did some travelling, they went to California for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and to Spain where they attended Beyonce’s concert. Hande previously dated actor Ekin Mert Daymaz.

Hande is active on social media, she uses Twitter and Instagram. She has 8.8 million followers on Instagram and over 282 thousand on Twitter. She has a great selection of photos on Instagram including photos with her family.

She loves animals, and travelling and enjoys painting and spending time with her family especially her sick mother who has cancer. Hande was with her mother throughout her treatment and she took time away from acting to be there for her mother. Her mother is currently recovering and Hande in a recent interview said that she will donate to become a stem cell donor for her mother.

After almost a year off from acting, Hande will return to the screen in January 2019. Hande Erçel is the leading actress in the new police drama series ‘Halka’ which will premiere on Tuesday January 15th. She will the character of Müjde, she will act alongside Serkan Çayoglu, Umut Karadağ and Kaan Yıldırım. I have a feeling this will be a very different compared to the previous characters she played. It will be interesting to watch her in this role.

Hande Erçel is a young successful actress with a bubbly personality. She who has a bright future ahead of her in this industry. Some people really like her while others dislike her. She is good and has the skills and potential to become better. I’m looking forward to watching her in her new series Halka. I really hope it all works out for her mother and their family.

Written By : Raghad A.K



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