Who is Medine in Kirli Sepeti?

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Cansu Tosun was born in 1988 in Germany. From a young age, she worked as a professional photomodel for many German brands. After receiving 15 years of ballet training at the German Opera, she honed her dance skills in jazz, hip-hop, and modern dance. She also received training from Mike Bernardin at the ActorsSpace and attended Ivanna Chubbuck’s lessons.

Taking her first steps in her career, Cansu Tosun starred for two seasons in the 2011 TRT 1 series “Küçük Hanımefendi.” She then appeared in the 2012 Kanal D series “Kayıp Şehir.” Between 2013 and 2014, she played an important role for two seasons in the atv series “Bugünün Saraylısı.”

In 2016, she appeared in “Göç Zamanı” on Star TV, followed by the FOX series “Familya.” In 2017, she delivered a successful performance in the Show TV series “Bir Deli Sevda.” From 2018 to 2019, she portrayed the character “Fatma” in the TRT 1 series “Mehmetçik Kut’ül Amare.”

In addition to her acting career, Cansu Tosun gained international recognition by portraying an Afghan girl in the American film “I Am You,” directed by Sonia Nassery Cole. The film premiered at the Rome Film Festival and had a special screening in New York.

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In 2019, she took on the role of a spy in the film “Anna” directed by French director Luc Besson, marking a significant breakthrough in her career. Cansu Tosun also played the character “Juli” in a music video for German musician Moses Pelham. Lastly, she wrote and directed her own short film, “Alive,” leaving her mark in the world of cinema.

Cansu Tosun’s successful performances in various projects and her versatile talents have made her one of the shining stars of Turkish television and cinema.



  • 2011-2012: “Küçük Hanımefendi” (Neriman) – Lead actress
  • 2012-2013: “Kayıp Şehir” (Zehra)
  • 2013-2014: “Bugünün Saraylısı” (Ayşen Yılmaz)
  • 2016: “Göç Zamanı” (Zümrüt) – Supporting actress
  • Familya” (Hare Bilgiç)
  • 2017: “Bir Deli Sevda” (Bahar Yılmaz) – Lead actress
  • 2018-2019: “Mehmetçik Kut’ül Amare” (Fatma)
  • 2023-: “Kirli Sepeti” (Medine)


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  • 2013: “İksir” (Buse) – Feature film
  • 2019: “I Am You” (Nazoo) – Festival film
  • Upcoming: “Beni Sev” (Yasemin) – Feature film

Cansu Tosun is currently a 35-year-old Turkish actress and is married to actor Erkan Kolçak Köstendil with one child.

Erkan Kolçak Köstendil - Cansu Tosun
Erkan Kolçak Köstendil – Cansu Tosun
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