Leyla Hazal Kaya (Nihal) ia a Turkish actress. She was born on 1st OCT 1990. She is very popular in Pakistan as Nihal of Ishq-e-Memnu. Hazal Kaya was born in Gaziantep on October 1, 1990. Kaya attended Italian High School in Istanbul, and graduated in 2009. She currently continues her studies in Istanbul Bilgi University (Performing arts). Her parents (both lawyers) divorced when she was 7 years old. She was introduced to the world of arts at a very young age, as a child she took ballet and violin lessons for 7 years. She also loves tango, and develops her skills.
Her first role (2007) was in the TV series ‘Genco’ where she took one of the leading roles. In 2008, Kaya continues as one of the leading actresses by playing Nihal Ziyagil in a modern day adaptation of Halit Ziya Usakligil’s classic novel “Ask-i Memnu”.