Dirilis Ertugrul Star Turkish actor Ayberk Pekcan aka Artuk Bey who added spirit in the character of Artuk Bey has passed away after a long battle with lung cancer. He died at the age of 51. Artuk Bey character became famous in millions of fans and all the fans get shocked to hear such desperate news of the actor.
Artak Bay’s real name was Ayberk Pekcan. He was born in 1970. He also made acting his profession after getting a government job and gained international fame from the drama series Dirilis Ertugrul. He had also come to Pakistan some time ago along with his fellow actor Nurettin Sönmez who has played the role of Bambi Bey.
A few months ago He shared a statement about his illness and said “Dear friends… The process that started with the doctor I went to with a complaint of back pain has come to this point today. I have lung cancer. The tumor has also spread to the liver and adrenal glands. Unfortunately, this disease did not show any symptoms in its initial stages. The first day of chemotherapy… My biggest support is with my family. So are my friends nearby… I will do my best to regain my health. Keep your health wishes and prayers with you. Stay well…”
The Producer of the series Dirilis Ertugrul Mehmet Bozdağ and his fellow actor extended their condolence. Mehmet Bozdağ paid tribute to the actors and shared a tweet and said ” Our beloved Ayberk Pekcan, who added spirit to our project with his acting in our TV series Diriliş Ertuğrul, walked to Hakk. I wish God’s mercy on our brother Ayberk, who is walking to hard-to-be-ready, and I wish patience to his family and fans. Good luck to all of us.”
The news has sent shockwaves throughout Turkey, Pakistan, and all the fans who love the role of Artuk Bey.