WALL – Master actor Cüneyt Arkın’s book My Hero is the Turkish People was published by Kırmızı Kedi Publications. In the book, Arkın brings together all his memories from shepherd to doctor, from actor to producer.
The description of the book is as follows:
“One of the idols of more than one generation in Turkey, Cüneyt Arkın: Kara Murat, who single-handedly spoiled the games of Byzantine monopoly, Citizen Rıza, who rebelled against the corrupt order, the unforgettable junior of dozens of films, the Crucial Insights into immortal love scenes, the man who saved the world… From the shepherd to the doctor to acting. His life can be seen from the wide steppe of Eskişehir to the peak of Yeşilçam and presents excerpts from this life. My hero is this turkish people.
The master actor brings together moments and memories from his life, starting from his childhood to the days when he came back from the dead. He never loses his sincerity in the memoirs, which you’ll read from time to time with tears in your eyes and the occasional laugh. He tells of the years in which he tended sheep with his father, his experiences at the invitation of the Iranian Shah, the testimonies of his time as a doctor and of course the Yeşilçam years from his own perspective.