Engin Günaydın, who completed his primary and secondary education in Tokat, started his acting career after winning an award in the theater competition he attended during his high school years. Günaydın, who studied at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul State Conservatory, entered the theater professionally in 1996 and had his first experience in the play ‘Otogargara’, started his television career with ‘Bir Demet Theater’.
The successful artist, who made a name for himself in the TV series “Aşkım Aşkım” with Mehmet Ali Erbil and Emel Sayın, and the “Zaga” program presented by the famous showman Okan Bayülgen, made his name known to the masses, with the 2001 film “Yazgı”, directed by Zeki Demirkubuz, on Ankara Film. He was awarded the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Festival. Günaydın won the memories with the character of ‘Burhan Altıntop’, which he gave life to in the TV series ‘European Side’ published between 2004-2009.
The actress, who recently took part in projects published on the digital platform, met the mother of her lover, Buğu Selen Somer, who studied in France last February and learned that she wanted to act. The 50-year-old actress had met her lover’s mother at a cafe on the dining floor of the shopping mall and had coffee. Seeing the journalists in front of her, the actress broke up with her lover and went in a different direction, and then met Somer, who followed her from behind, in a store selling household tools and equipment. After these images, the news about Günaydın and her lover that they were “considering getting married” came to the agenda of the magazine.
Engin Günaydın, one of the duo, who was reflected in the lenses during their shopping tour in Nişantaşı the previous day, was surprised by the questions of press members about ‘marriage’. Stating that he spent this winter working, the actor said, “We will be in Foça in the summer. We have done our work, now we are going on vacation.”
The actress, who appeared in front of the camera in the TV series “The Magnificent Century” and “Galip Derviş” and was applauded for her performance in the comedy “Aile Arası” in 2017, exhibited shy attitudes on the question of whether she would marry her lover, Buğu Selen Somer, and said, “Let’s not get into these issues now, if you want”. he passed it off.
Günaydın, who appeared in bank advertisements and made a name for himself with the TV series ’10 Thousand Steps’, was asked if he was helping his girlfriend who wanted to act in the industry, and he commented, “I don’t want to talk about this,” and walked away from the press members with quick steps.