Since crossing its borders and reaching screens in different parts of the world, the Turkish soap opera “Mother” (“Anne”, in her original language) moved the audience to tears; and it is not for less, because the heartbreaking plot that tells the sad life of Meleka girl victim of abuse by their own parent and her stepfather, provoked all kinds of reactions.
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Although Zeynep appears in their lives, who finds her in a trash bag and decides to take care of her, not everything will be easy, because along the way they will meet all kinds of people like Ali Arhan, an investigative journalist who is on vacation and discovers that the teacher took the little girl without permission, so he decides to blackmail her: if she does not agree to spend a night with him, he will tell about the kidnapping. Although this never happened, realizing that the teacher is ready to do anything to protect the girl, she decides to help him.
The role of this character is played by Can Nergis, who initially earned public rejection for his behavior, but after he decided to support them, people back home applauded him. Due to the stir caused by his presence in the Ottoman production, we tell you who this actor is.
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13 FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT CAN NERGIS / ALI ARHAN IN “MADRE”
Next, the data you need to know about this Turkish idol who stole millions of hearts.
1. Birth and age
Can Nergis was born on May 27, 1985 in Istanbul, Turkey, and is currently 36 years old.
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He is the son of a family that owns a business dedicated to the preparation of homemade meals.
3. Early Years
He lived in Istanbul. When he was a teenager he was interested in education and when he finished school he traveled to London to continue his education.
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4. His beginnings in modeling
Noticing her appearance and her presence, her aunt, a fashion designer, encouraged her to enter the world of the catwalks, thus starting her career, despite the refusal of her family.
5. She moves to perform as a model
His modeling career began to take off, and he had to move to China, where he signed a contract with an agency in that country. He modeled for three years in Hong Kong, time which allowed him to be recognized and called to parade in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.
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6. New horizons and opening a business
Can Nergis opened his horizons and went to Thailand, a country where he settled for five years. He also opened a restaurant with the help of his father, but had to close it because he received an offer to return to Turkey.
7. In the world of interpretation
Back in his native country, he was part of the cast of “Despite everything” (2011), “Dila Hanim” (2012), “Pasa Gönlüm” (2014), “Calles rears up” (2014-2015), “Maral (2015), “Sweet revenge” (2016), “Tahin pekmez” (2017), “Mother” (2016-2017), “Börü” and “Operation Wolf” both from 2018, “Yasak Elma”, (2020 -2021) “Kagit Ev” and “Mevlana” both from 2021, and “Adanis: Kutsal Kavga” (2022).
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The polyglot, as he is fluent in Turkish, English, Chinese and Thai, and has a basic level in Japanese and Russian.
9. Do you have a partner?
Can Nergis is married to Serbian model Jelena Milosavljevic, whom he married in 2016 in the Netherlands.
Following the marriage of Can Nergis and Jelena Milosavljevic, their daughter Mila came into the world. The actor confessed that having lived abroad for several years and being a Muslim and his Christian wife made him see everything in a different way and he will make his daughter choose the religion to which she wants to belong.
11. What do you think of having played Ali in “Mother”?
Nergis said he enjoyed playing journalist Ali Arhan, since his grandmother served in that career. So it was very moving for him.
He likes to practice sports, especially water sports, extreme sports, mountaineering, martial arts and horse riding. Although due to his height, which is 1.93 cm, he was called up for the volleyball and basketball team.
13. What professional projects do you have?
Can Nergis said he was about to go to work in the United States in 2012, but that didn’t happen. “Now I would like to spend a season there with my wife and my daughter, about six months, and if we like it, stay and live,” he said in an interview with Ten minutes.