CTC welcomes ZIREK!
Zirek is currently shooting in Mano Khalil’s new film NEIGHBORS.
He has played in many award winning films. Most recently:
THE MOVER (Torino Film Festival 2019) , GIRLS OF THE SUN (Cannes 2018), JEUNE FEMME( Cannes 2017), HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF (MUNICH FILM FESTIVAL 2016).
This year he played for the new international Finnish series „Peacemaker“ directed by Antti-Jussi Anila scheduled to air in 2020.
Zirek speaks Kurdish and French as native speaker, Turkish well, English and some Arabic. Zirek lives in France.

Coming Soon


Playing Age55+
Height174 cm
EyesDark Brown
HairDark & Grey
LanguagesKurdish Native
French Native
Turkish Good
English Moderate
Arabic Some
SingingKurdish Folk Music
SportKurdish Folk Dancing



FILM (Selection)

2019Neighbors (WT)HamoMano Khaliltba
2018AtlasSaid AfsariDavid Nawrath23/5 Produktion
Torino Film Fest
*Won International Competition
2018Girls of the SunZirekEva HussonManaki
Cannes Film Fest
*Nominated Palme d'Or
2017La Vie de ChateauMouratModi Barry & Cedric IdoSrab Film...
2017Jeune femmeL'epicierLeonor SerrailleBlue Monday Productions
Cannes Film Fest
*Nominated Palme d'Or
2016House Without RoofFerhadSoleen YusefMitos Film
Munich Film Fest
*Won Young Grman Cinema Award
2013Før snøen fallerMaloHisham ZamanParadox Film Mitos Film
1983The WallCaferYilmaz GüneyGüney Film
Cannes Film Fest
*Nominated Palme d'Or 1982

TV (Selection)

2019PeacemakerIzmetAntti-Jussi AnillaMRP
2017Le temps des égaréstbaVirginie SauveurARTE
2000Paris City Cop (3 episodes)tbaDiv.TF1
1999La crèchetbaJacques FanstenTF2

THEATER (Selection)

2017Lettre d'un fou aux savants du mondetbaGiuseppe SollazaTheatre du Nord-Ouest
2000Azady, l'Etre kurdetbaAnonymeTheatre du Renard