The Big Lie (Buyuk Yalan)

Original Title: Buyuk Yalan
English Title: The Big Lie
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Episodes: 69
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: 2004 – June 10, 2006
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Yuksel Aksu
Screen Writer: Deniz Akcay
A wealthy and deep rooted Vardarlilar family owns vast estates in Mugla (the city in western Turkey). They have three daughters and the family patriarch Ethem (Halil Ergun) wants a boy who will take the place of himself and manage the family business in the future. For this reason, Ruksan (Hulya Darcan) is very nervous and thinks that if she gives birth to a girl again her husband Ethem will be upset and that the balances in the family will change. While her husband is out of town, Ruksan gives birth to another girl. The night before in the next village a poor woman has given birth to a boy. The midwife Hayriye says that the only solution to Ruksan’s problem is to exchange the babies. Ruksan feels that she has no coice, but to exchange the babies so, she accepts the proposal. They give a sizable amount of money to the poor family in return and asks them to move to another city.  
After 25 years, we see that the son of the Vardarlilar family Emirhan (Emrah) is at the helm of the family business and the girl raised in the poor family Reyhan (Sinem Oztufan) is an agricultural engineer. After all these years, a fateful coincidence brings Reyhan and Emirhan together again. When Emirhan encounters Reyhan, he is immediately drowned to her without knowing all the truth about their past.
In this story, you will explore a profound love which is surrounded with secrets. Will the secret between Emirhan and Reyhan be revealed? Will Ruksan manage to forget the past and forgive herself? Will the secret buried in these lands make the strong feelings of Reyhan and Emirhan impossible?
Emrah as Emirhan
Sinem Oztufan as Reyhan
Halil Ergun Ethem
Hulya Darcan as Ruksan
Main Characters’ Other Popular Dramas
Halil Ergun: The Fall of the Leaves (Yaprak Dokumu), Babaevi
Emrah: Kinali Kar
Sinem Oztufan: Unforgettable (Unutulmaz)
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  • jacky

    where canI see this series with arabic or english subtitles

  • jacky

    please let me know where I can watch this series with arabic subtitles

  • sanja

    where is the location of the reyhan’s family house? thanks

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