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The Pit

The Pit

Show TV 2017

When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.

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The Top 10 Actors and Characters of The Pit (Ranked Cast in 2021)

Aras Bulut Iynemli

#1 - Aras Bulut Iynemli (Yamaç Koçovalı)

After playing a role in 2-3 commercials, in 2010 Aras performed in the drama series As Time Goes By. This drama gained international success and Aras received a reward as well. Before this he had also worked in the drama Back Street but had left it after the first part as he had to complete his education.In 2011, while he was 20 he received the Anatalya Award. In 2013 he reappeared in the drama Mehmood and Meryem and gained more popularity. This was the reason for his selection as Shehzade beyazid in Muhtesem yuzyil the same year. In 2015 he plays the main male character in the drama series Maral En Güzel Hikayem.

Aras Bulut Iynemli plays as Yamaç Koçovalı in The Pit.
Aras Bulut Iynemli is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Erkan Kolçak Köstendil

#2 - Erkan Kolçak Köstendil (Vartolu Saadettin/Salih Koçovalı)

Erkan Kolcak Köstendil, is a Turkish actor, writer, director, and singer.Her uncle is actor Bülent Sakrak. Born and raised in Bursa, a large city located in northwestern Anatolia, Kostendil was considering and working towards becoming a goalkeeper until his path crossed with two seasoned actors who made such an impression on him that he decided to study theater at the prestigious Mimar Sinan University of the Fine Arts. Kostendil later went on to write, direct, and act in plays and short films. He wrote and starred in the play 'Karsi Cinsle Tanisma Sanati' and was in another play named 'Aut', for which he was chosen 'Actor of the Year'. This play also earned him a 'Young Actor Special' award. Kostendil always kept busy as he wrote and directed the first Turkish Facebook Series, 'Mukadderat'. He gained widespread industry recognition as well as many awards with his short film, 'Vakit'. Kostendil then went on to write and direct a medium-length film which was shot in Istanbul and Amsterdam. Making a successful transition into TV acting, Kostendil has appeared in numerous popular shows and has claimed his place within the acting world by capitalizing on his unique character interpretations. He first appeared on 'Kurtlar Vadisi' in 2005. Kostendil got his first big break with the 2009 production, 'Sakarya Firat' in which he played a low-ranking soldier, and portrayed the character with utmost authenticity. In the following years he appeared in a number of movies and TV shows. In 2014, he portrayed the character 'Karlos Nevizade', on the hit TV show, 'Ulan Istanbul'. This character became a phenomenon among the Turkish TV audience, and gained Kostendil huge fame and recognition all around Turkey. It was on this show that he and one of his co-stars, Sebnem Bozoklu, performed a song he had written named 'Yanarim Yanarim' in one of the episodes. This performance got millions of views on Youtube. After a couple more successful projects, Kostendil appeared in the internationally aired historical drama, 'Muhtesem Yuzyil: Kosem', successfully portraying 'Shahin Khan Girai', the last Khan of Crimea. His last appearance was on the TV show, 'Familya'.

Erkan Kolçak Köstendil plays as Vartolu Saadettin/Salih Koçovalı in The Pit.
Erkan Kolçak Köstendil is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Kadir Çermik

#3 - Kadir Çermik (Emmi)

Kadir Çermik plays as Emmi in The Pit.
Kadir Çermik is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Perihan Savaş

#4 - Perihan Savaş (Sultan Koçovalı)

Perihan Savaş, whose real name is Şerife Perihan, born June 14, 1955 in Istanbul, is a Turkish actress and television host. She is one of the best-known female figures of the golden age of Turkish cinema. She is an actress, known for Sosyete Saban (1985), Bedrana (1974) and Keriz (1985). She was previously married to Yilmaz Zafer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Perihan Savaş plays as Sultan Koçovalı in The Pit.
Perihan Savaş is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Mustafa Kirantepe

#5 - Mustafa Kirantepe (Medet)

Mustafa Kirantepe was born on July 29, 1979 in Izmir, Turkey. He is an actor and assistant director, known for The Pit (2017), Let's Sin (2014) and Ölümlü Dünya (2018).

Mustafa Kirantepe plays as Medet in The Pit.
Mustafa Kirantepe is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Riza Kocaoğlu

#6 - Riza Kocaoğlu (Aliço)

Riza Kocaoglu (born March 19, 1979) is a Turkish actor. Born and raised in Izmir. His family is Turkish origin who immigrated from Thessaloniki and part of his family is from Erivan, Kars. Her sister is actress, Gözde Kocaoglu. He is a graduate of the theater department at Dokuz Eylül University and has worked in cinema since 2001. Big and small screen actor known for his roles in the films Hunting Season and Losers' Club. Some of his popular recurring television roles include Karadayi (2012), Kuzey Güney (2011), Filinta (2014), Ezel (2009), Insider (2016) and The Pit (2017).

Riza Kocaoğlu plays as Aliço in The Pit.
Riza Kocaoğlu is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Irem Altug

#7 - Irem Altug (Ayşe Koçovalı/Ayşe Yılmaz)

Irem Altug started out as a child actress at the age of 7 by starring in TV commercials and films. Her first silver screen debut was in Women's Ward (1990), a film directed by the late Halit Refig. She has studied acting both in conservatory in Istanbul and at the theatre department of San Francisco State University. Among her TV show performances are; a criminologist (Zeynep) in Seytan Ayrintida Gizlidir (2004), a belly dancer (Feride) in Under the Trees (2005), a young lawyer (Bahar) in Vazgeç gönlüm (2007), a police officer (Asya) in Kayip Araniyor (2011), a house maid (Reyhan) in Ask Ekmek Hayaller and a mysterious woman (Ruya) in Masum (2017). Playing the part Ayse, in the phenomenal TV show (The Pit (2017). (2019) She was nominated as the best actress for her performance in the film Nar (2011). Aside from acting, she has been writing short stories, short and feature film scripts, and doing translation. Love Is Blind (2011) is an awarded short film she has written and produced. She is fluent in Turkish and English, and an intermediate Spanish speaker.

Irem Altug plays as Ayşe Koçovalı/Ayşe Yılmaz in The Pit.
Irem Altug is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Cem Uslu

#8 - Cem Uslu (Metin)

Cem Uslu plays as Metin in The Pit.
Cem Uslu is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Boncuk Yilmaz

#9 - Boncuk Yilmaz (Saadet)

Boncuk Yilmaz is an actress, known for Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004), The Pit (2017) and Kader Postasi (2019).

Boncuk Yilmaz plays as Saadet in The Pit.
Boncuk Yilmaz is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

Ece Yasar

#10 - Ece Yasar (Karaca Koçovalı)

Ece Yasar was born on February 20, 1994 in Ankara, Turkey. She is an actress, known for The Pit (2017), Endless Love (2015) and Direnis Karatay (2018).

Ece Yasar plays as Karaca Koçovalı in The Pit.
Ece Yasar is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 124 episodes.

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