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What kind of series is Hayat Bugün? Who is in the cast?

What kind of series is Hayat Bugün? Who is in the cast?

The shooting of Hayat Bugün (Life Today), which is prepared to meet the audience on the Show TV screen and produced by O3 Medya, has started in the past weeks. Hayat Bugün, which is the first international adaptation of NBCUniversal Formats and Universal Television’s successful series New Amsterdam, has successful names in its cast.

Starring Ulaş Tuna Astepe, Hazar Ergüçlü, Tansel Öngel, Hande Doğandemir, Mert Denizmen and Şerif Erol, the first set day of the series was quite cheerful and energetic. Photos of the actors together were also frequently featured on social media.

Hayat Bugün the first adaptation of “New Amsterdam” produced by David Shulner, is directed by Çiğdem Bozali, while the screenplay is written by Ayça Üzüm and Cansu Çoban.

The first teaser of the New Amsterdam adaptation Hayat Bugün series has been released!

Synopsis of the Hayat Bugün series is as follows;

Chief Physician Barış Güvener is appointed to Hisarönü Hospital, one of the oldest and most established hospitals in Istanbul. However, Hisaronu one of the best hospitals of its time is going through a difficult time. With the arrival of a young and idealistic chief physician, the story of the entire hospital begins to be rewritten.

Barış will struggle with the difficulties in his own life while trying to get the hospital back on its feet too. His main goal is to succeed in a tough battle for his patients, together with his colleagues, whose hearts he won one by one. While the path of impossible loves, precious friendships and touching life stories passes through Hisarönü Hospital; Peace will make us believe again in the power of love, hope and devotion and will open the doors of the hospital to everyone living in Istanbul!

Hayat Bugün Series - Ulaş Tuna Astepe /Hazar Ergüçlü
Hayat Bugün Series – Ulaş Tuna Astepe /Hazar Ergüçlü

The cast of the series Hayat Bugün is as follows;

Ulaş Tuna Astepe as Chief Physician Assoc. Dr. Baris GuvenerUlaş Tuna Astepe as Chief Physician Assoc. Dr. Baris Guvener
The new chief physician of the hospital; idealistic, cheerful, patient-oriented. Barış, who lost his older sister Bilge from a hospital infection years ago, therefore becomes a doctor and specializes in “Infectious Diseases”. However, he specifically avoids a hospital; Hisaronu Foundation Hospital! Until he is offered the position of chief physician and believes he can change everything! From the moment he entered our lives, Barış will reinvent the hospital, find creative solutions for the patients, and will always come up with one question:

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as Assoc. Dr. Suzan MayerHazar Ergüçlü as Assoc. Dr. Suzan Mayer
Head of the oncology department. Although he was a very successful physician in the field of cancer, he was once devoted to the hospital, but because of the great loss he experienced during the pandemic, he distanced himself from the hospital and preferred to be a doctor who appeared in the media. However with the arrival of Barış and offering him the option of “either the hospital or the media”, he will fall in love with the doctor again.

Tansel Öngel - as Assoc. Dr. Aras Erdem
Tansel Öngel as Assoc. Dr. Aras Erdem
Cardiovascular surgeon. He was born and raised in a small village in Hatay. Earning a medical degree at university both changed and saved his life. An ambitious, hardworking, successful, high-minded surgeon. Although he built his life in Istanbul, he still has some traditional codes. Even though he was deeply in love with Derin, he couldn’t even admit this love to himself in order not to spoil a beautiful friendship!

Hande Doğandemir as Assoc. Dr. Derin Nalbantoglu
Hande Doğandemir as Assoc. Dr. Derin Nalbantoglu
Head of Emergency Medicine Department. Daughter of a famous dermatologist father and socialite mother, she is a workaholic, almost has no life outside of an emergency. Adrenaline addict, a wonderful physician who does not hesitate to take risks for his patients. Cardiovascular Surgery Aras and Aras are very close friends since specialization… But this friendship can turn into love at any moment.

Mert Denizmen as Prof. Dr. Andac Saglam
Mert Denizmen as Prof. Dr. Andac Saglam
He is an understanding, empathetic psychiatrist who connects wholeheartedly with his patients. Working mostly with children and adolescents, Andaç Sağlam is also the confidant of his colleagues. Years ago, he and his wife Tilbe wanted to be a home for a child and they adopted their daughter Lalin. With the arrival of Barış, Andaç will find new opportunities to help his patients!

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Şerif Erol as Prof. Dr. Ali Heydar OrucovŞerif Erol as Prof. Dr. Ali Heydar Orucov
Head of the neurology department. One of the oldest and wisest physicians of the hospital. Although he was originally from Azerbaijan, he came to Istanbul to study medicine and has stayed here since then. But he is still deeply attached to Azeri traditions. Shocked by the death of his wife, he is at odds with his only son. There are treatment methods that are different from other doctors, unconventional, and baffling people.

Ayşe Lebriz Berkem as Başhekim Sekreteri Ebru Soykan
Ayşe Lebriz Berkem as Chief Physician Secretary Ebru Soykan
Chief Physician secretary Ebru; One of the hospital’s former employees. He’s gracious and orderly. Barış’s right-hand man and the person in charge of his entire program. Although Barış surprises him from time to time, Ebru will be by his side in all the changes he wants to make.

Olcay Yusufoğlu as Gizem Altay Güvener
Olcay Yusufoğlu as Gizem Altay Güvener
She is the only daughter of an intellectual family from Izmir. Dancer and Barış’s ex-wife. Gizem and Barış, who managed to break up and remain friends without hurting each other, will try to fight side by side with the surprises life brings to them.

Utku Ateş as Acil Sorumlu Hemşiresi Mert Biçer
Utku Ateş as Emergency Responsible Nurse Mert Biçer
Emergency Responsible Nurse Mert. Derin’s right-hand man in the hospital and his confidant in life. Although Mert started life one zero behind, he found a new home in the hospital. A hardworking, dedicated nurse who will do anything for Derin.

Umay Anadolu Kaboğlu as Dr Azra Sert
Umay Anadolu Kaboğlu as Dr Azra Sert
Assistant to Ali Heydar Oruçov in the neurology department. Young, idealistic but always a little panicky! Although it is difficult to understand Ali Haydar’s unique treatment methods, he is on his way to becoming a great neurologist.