Sibel Kekilli


This is the official website of the award winning actress Sibel Kekilli

Sibel Kekilli is a German actress of Turkish origin. With her debut in “Gegen die Wand” (“Head-On”) she gained major public attention. She has won twice the highest German movie award “Lola” for Best Actress in “Gegen die Wand” and “Die Fremde” (“When we leave”) and the Tribeca film festival amongst others. With her role as Shae in the HBO award winning series ‘Game of Thrones’ she became widely known internationally.


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Interview Stern magazine on Game of Thrones

For the last season of Game of Thrones also the German magazine Stern covers a story about the world’s most famous tv show. Sibel was interviewed about her experiences with…

AP: The talking dead

While the eight and final season of Game of Thrones aires on April 14th, the Associated Press had asked former characters of the show about their experiences. Sibel is talking…

Premiere Game of Thrones Season 8 in NYC

HBO held its last premiere for Game of Thrones at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Alongside the actual cast for season 8 also selected former cast member…

Entertainment Weekly: Final Season of Game of Thrones

We’re almost there. On April 14th HBO shows the first episode of the final season of Game of Thrones. In celebrations of the world’s most famous and successful tv show…

Nomination Finnish TV-awards

Sibel Kekilli is nominated as best actress in a drama series for the Kultainen Venla (Golden Venla awards) in Helsinki for her role of Madina Taburova in the series “bullets”….

Leuchtspuren – For the Love of cinema

Time’s up for a tiny declaration of love to cinema! That’s exactly what Stefan, Florian and Björn were up to when asking people of the film business to talk about…


The series “Bullets” has been nominated for the Finnish TV-Awards (Venla Kultainen) in five categories. Amongst them Sibel Kekilli for “Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama-Series”.
In the Finnish-English-German co-production Sibel plays Madina Taburova, a chechen terrorist, who seeks vengeance.

Nomination for the Finnish TV-Awards