Original Title: Zerda
English Title: Zerda
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Genre: Romance, Drama
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: September 26, 2002 – May 24, 2004
Production Company: TMC Film
Director: Kudret Sabanci
Screen Writer: Gaye Boralioglu, Nese Sen, Sertac Engin
Sahin (Yavuz Bingol) and Zerda (Ece Uslu) are two young people that deeply in love. They live in Gaziantep in the East of Turkey. Sahin comes from a traditional conservative family whereas Zerda is a daughter of an ordinary teacher and has been raised as a Westerner. Despite the difference between this couple, they plan to get married. However, their life changes radically when Sahin’s brother dies in a traffic accident. Now according to tradition; Sahin is supposed to marry his brother’s wife, Hacer (Hulya Sen). Sahin carries the burden of tradition and her mother on one shoulder and his love for Zerda on the other. Although he doesn’t want to loose Zerda, eventually he marries to Hacer but he doesn’t even touch her. He still tries almost every possible way to become together with Zerda again.
In this story, you will explore a love story that grows up between modern world and traditions, sometimes full of tragedy that will make you cry, and sometimes full of humor to make you laugh. Will Zerda forgive Sahin? Will Zerda and Sahin manage to escape from the burdens of tradition? Will their love overcome every obstacle?