Original Title: Kara Para Ask
English Title: Dirty Money & Love
Also Known As: Black Money and Love; Kala Paisa Pyar
Genre: Romance, Action, Detective
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: March 12, 2014 – July 15, 2015
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Ahmet Katiksiz
Screen Writer: Sema Ergenekon, Eylem Canpolat
Omer (Engin Akyurek) is a young man who works at organized crime branch in Van (the city in the Eastern part of Turkey). He is an idealist police officer who has chosen this occupation after his father was killed years ago yet his murder case could not be solved. Omer wants to do his best so that no other crime cases remain unsolved. That’s why, he even postpones his engagement in order to fulfill his recent assignment. Upon being successful, he is granted with a success award and one month leave from the workplace. As a vocation, Omer immediately goes to Istanbul where his family and his fiancée live.
On the other hand, Elif (Tuba Buyukustun) is a successful designer who works at jewelry business. She lives happily in Italy apart from her wealthy family, mother Zerrin (Nebahat Cehre), father Ahmet (Aytac Arman), sisters Nilufer (Bestemsu Ozdemir) and Asli (Hazal Turesan). Elif goes to Istanbul where her family lives in order to celebrate her birthday with them.
The lives of these two persons cross because of a murder. Omer loses his beloved fiancée while Elif loses her father in the same car. They try to understand why these two persons are in the same car, how they know each other and why they are killed. Soon after, they realize that this murder case is related to diamonds. Omer finds one diamond in his fiancée’s room and one diamond in the car where dead bodies are found. Meanwhile, Elif has been asked to bring diamonds if she wants to save her little sister who is kidnapped by mafia members. At this situation, Omer and Elif have nothing to do but to act together.
In this story, you will explore the lives of Elif and Omer, who are two strangers but are forced to share the same fate by losing their loved ones. Will Elif and Omer manage to find the truth behind the murder case? Will Elif save her family from the diamond mafia?
Tuba Buyukustun as Elif
Engin Akyurek as Omer
Erkan Can as Tayyar
Nebahat Cehre as Zerrin
Tuvana Turkay as Bahar
Emre Kizilirmak as Levent
Bestemsu Ozdemir as Nilufer
Ali Yorenc as Fatih
Selin Ortacli as Sibel
Saygin Soysal as Metin
Aytac Arman as Ahmet
Hazal Turesan as Asli