Writer. He was born in Arhavi / Artvin in 1931. He graduated from Kastamonu High School. He went to Law School for a while. He worked as writer and editor, published his writings and critics in Kim, Hür Vatan, Hareket, Yeditepe, Orkestra, Oyun, May, Tiyatro 70, Yazko Somut beginning from 1954. He managed the art pages of Dünya (1963), Akşam (1964-70), Yeni Ortam (1965-72) newspapers.
He established Cinema Publishing in 1970. Later, he worked as a director in an art gallery, as Istanbul Municipality Art-Culture advisor, as general director in City Theatres, as art service director in Turkish News Agency and as editor in Somut newspaper (1982). His writings were published in the newspapers and magazines, he worked in. He has a book titled Sovyetlerde Sanat (1990).
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