Singer who is known for her prolific career in the Turkish music industry. She has also appeared in various TV series and films since the early 1970s in Turkey.
She attended the Istanbul Municipal Conservatory for three years before earning her stage debut in 1962. She then became a singer for the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation during the 1960s.
Between 1971 and 2006, she released 26 albums in the Turkish pop genre. In 1998, she received the title of State Artist by the Turkish government for her contributions to Turkish music.
She was born in Sarkisia, Turkey, and raised throughout the country, as the family often moved.
She and fellow Turkish singer Tarkan are known for their prolific careers in the Turkish music industry.