Funda Arar (b. 1975) is a Turkish pop/rock/folk singer. Arar was born on 8th April 1975 in Ankara, where she spent her early childhood, later moving to Muğla and Adapazarı. She studied at Istanbul Technical University's music conservatory, specialising in the mandolin. Her first album, Sevgilerde, came out in 1999 and became a big hit, especially the song "Aysel". Sevgiliye was released a year later and included hits such as "Seni düşünürüm" and "Cesminaz", in collaboration with Kıraç.