Taxi Station (Akasya Duragi)

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Original Title: Akasya Duragi
English Title: Taxi Station
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Family, Friendship
Episodes: 174
Broadcast Network: Kanal D, Star TV
Broadcast Period: July 14, 2008 – September 1, 2012
Production Company: Erler Film
Director: Yasar Seriner
Screen Writer: Resul Ertas

Synopsis
Mrs. Melahat (Melek Baykal) loses everything after her husband goes bankrupt and then passes away. She and her daughter Tugce (Zeynep Dortkardesler) need to forget their wealthy life and start to find a way to survive. Their former driver Nuri (Zeki Alasya) learns their situation from the news and wants to help them.

Nuri is a very old driver who starts his own taxi company after retirement. He is the owner of a taxi station named Akasya Duragi where many taxi drivers work. He acts responsibly for his former employer’s family and finds an old but a cozy house in his neighborhood. Mrs. Melahat and her daughter Tugce move in to their new house and start to have a new life in this friendly neighborhood.

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Timur Acar

Timur Acar Actor

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Name: Timur Acar
Birthdate: December 22, 1979
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Height: 180 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Dokuz Eylul University Performing Arts (Dokuz Eylul Unv. Sahne Sanatlari)
Spouse: Ozlem Karabay (m. 2007 – 2009), Eda Ozerkan (m. 2016)
Biography: Timur Acar was born in Germany. Originally, he is Georgian origin. After graduation from Dokuz Eylul University, he started to take part in theatre play named Peevish Girl (Hircin Kiz) at Oyun Atolyesi. Then, he acted the theatre play named Testosterone (Testosteran) for 5 years. He became very popular with his role at popular Turkish drama European Side (Avrupa Yakasi). Timur Acar loves riding a bicycle and sking.

Notable Works
2007 – 2009 European Side (Avrupa Yakasi) (as Izzet Gumusmese)
2005 – Magic Carpet Ride (Organize Isler) (Movie)
2006 – Gomeda (Movie)
2007 – Losers (Kaybedenler) (Movie)
2007 – The Messenger (Ulak) (as Havari) (Movie)
2009 – 2011 Taxi Station (Akasya Duragi) (as Arif Keser)
2009 – Ah My Heart (Ah Kalbim)
2009 – Love in Another Language (Baska Dilde Ask) (Movie)

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Levent Ulgen

Levent Ulgen Turkish Actor

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Name: Levent Ulgen
Birthdate: August 8, 1962
Birthplace: Konya, Turkey
Height: 181 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Hacettepe University Conservatory Theatre (H.U. Konservatuar Tiyatro Bolumu); METU Physics (ODTU Fizik); Ankara Inonu High School (Ankara Inonu Lisesi)
Spouse: Ziynet Safak
Biography: Levent Ulgen was born in Konya. After graduating from METU Physics he started to take part in Ankara public theatre and Ankara Art Theatre. While he was taking part in various theatre plays, he started to study at Hacettepe University Conservatory. After graduation, he started to work at state theatres as actor and as director. Levent Ulgen became so popular with his role Kadir at popular Turkish drama Fathers Last Hear (En Son Babalar Duyar).

Notable Works
1992 – Bullet Does Not Ask For an Address (Kursun Adres Sormaz) (as Velo) (Movie)
1993 – Poppy Land (Gelincik Tarlasi) (Movie)
1993 – Blue Exile (Mavi Surgun) (Movie)
1996 – 80. Step (80. Adim) (as Korkut Lacin) (Movie)
1996 – Salvation (Kurtulus) (as Korkut Lacin)
1999 – Mole 2 (Kostebek 2) (as Cuneyt Verel)
1999 – 2001 Snake Story (Yilan Hikayesi) (as Murekkep Kadir)
2000 – Our House’s Events (Bizim Evin Halleri) (as Nusret)
2000 – Passion Circle (Tutku Cemberi)
2002 – 2007 Fathers Last Hear (En Son Babalar Duyar) (as Hallederiz Kadir)
2002 – Cloud in the Sky (Havada Bulut) (as Bayram)

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Dear Family (Canim Ailem)

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Original Title: Canim Ailem
English Title: Dear Family
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 63
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: November 18, 2008 – June 9, 2010
Production Company: TMC Film
Director: Sadullah Celen
Screen Writer: Selin Tunc

Synopsis
Samim (Ugur Yucel) is a 45 years old man who has never taken a significant responsibility in this life. He is working as a waiter on cruise ships and travels from one country to another as an unmarried carefree man. While he is working on the cruise ship and going towards Caribbeans, he gets a phone call and learns that his sister and his brother-in-law have died in a traffic accident.

After getting this sad news, Samim wants to return to Istanbul and attend his sister’s funeral. His close friend Ali (Ozan Guven) who is also working on cruise ships does not want to let him alone and decides to accompany him. Samim and Ali leave their job and return to Turkey.

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Equal Share (Kardes Payi – Brotherhood)

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Original Title: Kardes Payi
English Title: Equal Share
Also Known As: Brotherhood, Trivia
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 35
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: February 13, 2014 – April 30, 2015
Production Company: NTC Media
Director: Selcuk Aydemir
Screen Writer: Selcuk Aydemir

Synopsis
Two brothers Metin (Ahmet Kural) and Ali (Murat Cemcir) are plumbers with no scientific education. Ali is a widower but still goes around his ex-wife. Metin is in love with the pharmaceutist at the neighborhood but cannot gain her hearth no matter what he does. Their sister Feyyza (Seda Bakan) works at the gas station and secretly loves the gas pumper.

Metin, Ali and Feyyza live happily together even though they argue most of the time due to trifling issues.

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Murat Cemcir

Murat Cemcir Actor

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Name: Murat Cemcir
Birthdate: November 30, 1976
Birthplace: Niksar, Tokat, Turkey
Height: 172 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Mustafa Kemal University Machinery Department (Mustafa Kemal Universitesi Makine Bolumu)
Spouse:
Biography: Murat Cemcir was born in Tokat. He made his debut with his role in Calgi Cengi. He is interested in horse riding and Wing Chun. He became a good partner with Ahmet Kural after they took part in the same movie Calgi Cengi and then, worked together in various projects.

Notable Works
2002 – World of Secrets (Sirlar Dunyasi) (as Fatih)
2004 – Big Meeting (Buyuk Bulusma) (as Fatih)
2005 – Fifth Dimension (Besinci Boyut) (as Kenan)
2005 – Takva: A Man’s Fear of God (Takva) (as Mahmut) (Movie)
2006 – Pars: Operation Cherry (Pars: Kiraz Operasyonu) (Movie)
2006 – Police (Polis) (as Huseyin) (Movie)
2008 – Veteran Soldier (Gazi)
2008 – Sacrificed (Kurbanlik) (Movie)
2009 – Beyond the Clouds (Bir Bulut Olsam) (as Asil)

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Ahmet Kural

Ahmet Kural Turkish Actor

Profile
Name: Ahmet Kural
Birthdate: November 10, 1982
Birthplace: Kutahya, Turkey
Height: 173 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Selcuk University Radio-Television-Cinema (Selcuk Universitesi Radyo-TV Sinema); Mujdat Gezen Art Center Actor Studio (Mujdat Gezen Sanat Merkezi Actor Studio)
Spouse:
Biography: Ahmet Kural took part in theatre plays while he was going to high school. After graduating from Selcuk University, he took acting lessons at Mujdat Gezen Art Center Actor Studio. While he was stuying, he took part in Levent Kirca-Oya Basar theatre.

Notable Works
2007 – Man of My House (Evimin Erkegi) (as Ahmet)
2007 – Thin Rose of My Thoughts (Fikrimin Ince Gulu) (as Ali)
2008 – Veteran Soldier (Gazi) (as Firat Kalender)
2008 – Son of the Sun (Gunesin Oglu) (as Ahmet) (Movie)
2009 – Beyond the Clouds (Bir Bulut Olsam) (as Harun)
2009 – Heros (Kahramanlar) (as Serkan)
2009 – Ramadan is Beautiful (Ramazan Guzeldir)
2011 – Behzat C. (Behzat C. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi) (as Gurkan) (guest actor)

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Marry Me (Yahsi Cazibe)

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Original Title: Yahsi Cazibe
English Title: Marry Me
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 93
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: July 16, 2010 – June 16, 2012
Production Company: Surec Film
Director: Bora Onur
Screen Writer: Gani Mujde

Synopsis
Cazibe (Aslihan Gurbuz) is an Azeri woman who immigrates to Turkey. She decides to have an arranged marriage with a Turkish citizen in order to get a work permit. This marriage would be on paper and would last for 3 years according to the agreement.

With the help of a matchmaker, Cazibe finds a man in financial trouble. Kemal (Hakan Yilmaz) is a Turkish citizen who works at importing company but has financial problems. Kemal decides to get married to Cazibe so as to get a substantial payment in return. He does not meet Cazibe before marriage and sees her at his wedding day.

Kemal and Cazibe get married and agree to stay married for three years. They think that they would not see each other again and this marriage would be on paper. However, nothing works out as planned.

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Hakan Yilmaz Actor

Hakan Yilmaz Actor

Profile
Name: Hakan Yilmaz
Birthdate: December 6, 1969
Birthplace: Trabzon, Turkey
Height: 178 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Black
Education:
Spouse: Bengu Yilmaz (m. 1997 – 2011), Elif Ongel (m. 2013)
Biography: Hakan Yilmaz started acting when he was going to primary school through taking part in school theatre play. While going to high school, he took lessons of folkloric dances and modern dances. He took part in some amateur theatre plays. He made his debut with his role in popular Turkish sitcom named Together Even If We Got Divorced (Ayrilsak da Beraberiz).

Notable Works
1996 – Ther Is Not Any Other Istanbul (Baska Istanbul Yok)
1997 – Fire Ayse (Yangin Ayse) (as Muzaffer)
1998 – Little Ibo (Kucuk Ibo)
1999 – 2003 Together Even If We Got Divorced (Ayrilsak da Beraberiz) (as Teoman Acaroglu)
2000 – Nanny (Dadi) (as Ayhan)
2000 – Elephants and Grass (Filler ve Cimen) (Movie)
2003 – Life Sciences (Hayat Bilgisi) (as Hakan)
2004 – Woe Is Me (Uy Basuma Gelenler) (as Hakan)
2004 – When Luck Breaks the Door (Sans Kapiyi Kirinca) (Movie)
2005 – Outrageous Class 3,5 (Hababam Sinifi 3,5) (as Feza) (Movie)

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The Pit (Cukur) Tv Series

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Original Title: Cukur
English Title: The Pit
Also Known As:
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 15+
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: October 23, 2017 –
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Sinan Ozturk, Ozgur Sevimli
Screen Writer: Gokhan Horzum

Synopsis
Kocovali is a powerful crime family in Cukur neighborhood in Istanbul. Idris Kocovali (Ercan Kesal) is the head of the family and does whatever he can in order to protect his family as well as the members of Cukur. He is such a powerful man that he becomes kind towards those who show him respect yet ruthless against those who do not.

Idris Kocovali has four sons: Cumali, Kahraman, Selim, and Yamac.

Cumali is the eldest son of the family who is in prison right now.

Kahraman (Mustafa Ustundag) is the second eldest son of the family who successfully carries out the important part of the family business.

Selim (Oner Erkan) is the third eldest son of the family who has a fragile personality that is not appropriate for Mafia business.

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