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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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Broken Wings (Kanatsiz Kuslar – Wingless Birds)

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Original Title: Kanatsiz Kuslar
English Title: Wingless Birds
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 3+
Broadcast Network: Atv
Broadcast Period: June 15, 2017 –
Production Company: Koliba Film
Director: Kemal Uzun
Screen Writer: Hakan Haksun

Synopsis
Nefise (Deniz Bolisik) is a young mother who has 4 children. After her husband’s death, she becomes the head of the family and tries to do her best to raise her children. She works at a restaurant with difficulty but she cannot earn enough money to provide her children a proper life.

In this journey, her eldest daughter Zeynep (Melis Tuzunguc) becomes her biggest supporter. Zeynep understands her mother’s sacrifice and starts to work part-time to support her family financially.

One day, Nefise cannot leave her youngest daughter to the caretaker and takes her to the restaurant. At that day, she loses her job where she works without any social security coverage and she cannot get her latest salary. Nefise finds herself in a desperate situation and has nothing to do but to steal some food from the restaurant as an exchange for her unpaid salary. While running away from the restaurant with food, she comes across a wounded man Muzaffer (Fatih Al) and kindly helps him by calling an ambulance.

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Black White Love (Siyah Beyaz Ask)

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Original Title: Siyah Beyaz Ask
English Title: Black White Love
Also Known As: Price Of Passion
Genre: Romance, Drama, Action
Episodes: 10+
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: October 16, 2017 –
Production Company: D Productions
Director: Yasin Uslu
Screen Writer: Eylem Canpolat, Sema Ergenekon

Synopsis
Asli (Birce Akalay) is a young and beautiful doctor who is dedicated to save the lives of her patients. She even sacrifices her own life for the sake of her patients. She is so free-spirited and thinks that she can change the lives of people through love and effort.

Asli lives happily with her brother named Cem (Ugur Aslan) who works as a police officer. Cem is also passionate about his job and does whatever is needed without any fear. After their parents’ death, Cem has become the head of the family and does his best to protect his sister Asli.

On the other hand, Ferhat (Ibrahim Celikkol) is young and cold-hearted guy who works as a hitman. After his father’s death, he moves to Istanbul together with his mother, sister, and brother. Ferhat sacrifices his own life for the sake of his family and starts to work with his uncle Namik (Muhammet Uzuner). Ferhat believes that Namik is his uncle but in fact, Namik is his biological father. Without knowing this secret about the past, Ferhat becomes the most trustworthy man of Namik and starts to carry out all the illegal activities.

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Heartbeat (Kalp Atisi)

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Original Title: Kalp Atisi
English Title: Heartbeat
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 9+
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: March 11, 2017 –
Production Company: MF Yapim
Director: Yusuf Pirhasan
Original Screen Writer: Ha Myung Hee
Adaptation Screen Writer: Makbule Kosif, Eda Tezcan, Gulsev Karagoz, Zafer Ozer Cetinel, Melis Veziroglu Yilmaz

Synopsis
Eylul (Oyku Karayel) is a tough bully in school with an aggressive personality and always gets into trouble. After her mother’s death, she starts to live together with her father and step-mother. She cannot find compassion from her parents and for this reason, she shows her anger through creating trouble. She has many scars from her childhood and keeps her heart shut away from other people.

Eylul is a rebellious 18 year old high school girl who has changed many schools. Her life changes completely after she is expelled from the last school due to a fight. On that day, Eylul’s father kicks her out of the house and leaves her to her grandmother who lives in a small town, Marmaris in the Aegean region of Turkey.

Eylul finds compassion from her grandmother and starts to be happy living in this small town. She completely changes after meeting her school teacher Ali (Gokhan Alkan). Ali, in fact, is a successful doctor in Istanbul and it is unknown why he is also a teacher in this small town.

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Can’t Run From Love (Asktan Kacilmaz)

Can’t Run From Love (Asktan Kacilmaz) Tv Series

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Original Title: Asktan Kacilmaz
English Title: Can’t Run From Love
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Episodes: 11
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: September 14, 2014 – November 18, 2014
Production Company: Erler Film
Director: Metin Balekoglu
Screen Writer: Mahinur Ergun

Synopsis
Yasemin (Pelin Akil) is a young prosecutor living in Istanbul with her family. She is so ambitious that she tries to do her best to change the world. She has been dating with Ali (Cagdas Onur Ozturk) who is a police superintendent of narcotic branch in Istanbul.

Yasemin and Ali work together in order to catch the gang leaders who engage in illegal drug travel. They have been working for a long time to catch the culprits and reach the leaders of this gang. However, no matter how hard they try, they cannot become successful.

Having a break from this tight schedule, Yasemin and Ali eventually get engaged and decide to get married soon. However, the day after their engagement, Yasemin finds out Ali’s affair with another woman. She cannot forgive her fiancée’s betrayal and decides to move away from Istanbul for a while. She immediately requests a transfer from her workplace to another city for a temporary duty so that she would be far away from Ali.

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Moms and Mothers (Analar ve Anneler)

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Original Title: Analar ve Anneler
English Title: Moms and Mothers
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 9
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: October 22, 2015 – December 25, 2015
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Mehmet Ada Oztekin
Screen Writer: Berkun Oya

Synopsis
This Turkish drama takes place during 1970s and tells the story of two different women from different background.

Zeliha (Sinem Kobal) is a beautiful university student whose passionate relationship with the activist Murat (Hakan Kurtas) puts her in danger. She gets married to Murat without her father’s consent and starts to get involved in political fights between right-wing (ultra-nationalist groups) and left-wing opposition.

One day, there occurs a political fight at the university and one student from a right-wing is killed. Both Zeliha and her husband Murat are wanted by the police and for this reason; they start to hide in the house of Murat’s mother, Neriman (Binnur Kaya).

Neriman (Binnur Kaya) is a widow who works at the hospital as a nurse. She accuses Zeliha for letting her son be involved in political fights. When her son and her daughter-in-law come to her house for backing, she calls her brother Ayhan (Okan Yalabik) who is a police officer in Istanbul. Ayhan, in fact, secretly loves Zeliha and wants to separate her from his nephew. He has some physiological problems and kills her nephew Murat in the middle of the night while Murat is planning to escape to abroad. Nobody learns the fact that Ayhan has killed Murat.

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Shubat (Subat) Tv Series

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Original Title: Subat
English Title: Shubat
Also Known As:
Genre: Crime, Drama
Episodes: 32
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: September 14, 2012 – May 30, 2013
Production Company: Eflatun Film
Director: A. Volkan Kocaturk
Screen Writer: Funda Alp

Synopsis
Subat is a young boy who was left to an orphanage on February and given a name of Subat – which means February in Turkish. While he is staying at orphanage, he is subjected to experiments that give him superpowers.

One day, there starts a fire at the orphanage and 17 orphans die. Subat’s face is partially burned in a fire and he is rescued by a homeless guy named Mr. Aziz (Musa Uzunlar). Aziz lives at the tunnels of Istanbul and makes a living by collecting waste. He saves the life of Subat and starts to raise him in a secluded place after discovering his superpowers.

15 years later, Subat (Alican Yucesoy) becomes a young guy with a scar in his face. He lives happily with Aziz and his friend Saltuk (Tansu Bicer) at the tunnels of Istanbul. They have an isolated life from ordinary people and for this reason; they draw attention on public places. They are street dwellers and assumed to be criminal even if they do not do anything wrong.

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Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari)

Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters Tv Series (Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari)

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Original Title: Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari
English Title: Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters
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Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 13+
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: March 25, 2011–
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Murat Saracoglu
Screen Writer: Sirma Yanik

Synopsis
Fazilet Hanim (Nazan Kesal) has been dreaming to become rich throughout her life but never becomes successful and lives in a poor neighborhood. After her husband’s death, she becomes the head of the family and lives together with her two daughters, Hazan (Deniz Baysal) and Ece (Afra Saracoglu). Fazilet Hanim has raised her daughters with difficulty but never gives up her passion about a better life. She starts to use her younger daughter Ece and wants to make her an actresses or photomodel. In pursuit of this goal, she even does not care about her daughter’s education and takes her from one audition to another.

Hazan, on the other hand, does not approve her mother’s attitude and hides her beauty. She wears masculine clothes and works at the gym as a trainer. She blames her mother for the death of her father and never gets along with her mother since then. Hazan thinks that her mother Fazilet does not love her due to the fact that her mother had to say goodbye to her dreams after giving birth. For this reason, Hazan becomes stubborn, aggressive and firm towards her. She becomes the biggest obstable in front of Fazilet’s dreams and attacks her mother for using her little sister.

The life of Fazilet Hanim and her daughters changes drastically when they come across the wealthy and prestigious family of Egemen.

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My Destiny (Serce Sarayi)

My Destiny (Serce Sarayi) Turkish Tv Series

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Original Title: Serce Sarayi
English Title: My Destiny
Also Known As: The Palace of Serce
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 13
Broadcast Network: StarTv
Broadcast Period: March 5, 2015 – June 14, 2015
Production Company: Endemol
Director: Mesude Erarslan
Screen Writer: Arzu Mutlu Dastan, Mustafa Mutlu, Nuriye Bilici, Rodi Guven Yalcinkaya

Synopsis
Serce (Songul Oden) is a middle aged woman who lives in the poor neighborhood of Istanbul with her two sons and her sister. After her husband’s death in a car accident 2 years ago, Serce devotes her life to her children and sister. She still mourns for her dead husband and does not want to get married again even though there are many men who want to get married to her.

One day, Serce wants to help her best friend Aliye (Selen Ozturk) for chasing her husband. They suspect that Aliye’s husband has a love affair and for this reason, they secretly chase him. Eventually, they find out Aliye’s husband with another woman. However, the reality is not what it looks like! That woman, in fact, is the mistress of Serce’s husband.

Out of pure coincidence, Serce learns her husband’s betrayal. Her whole world turns upside down. She learns that her husband had a love affair with another woman before he died and had an illegitimate son from this love affair. This fact changes Serce’s life forever. Now, she does not want to be faithful toward her dead husband.

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Winter Sun (Kis Gunesi)

Winter Sun (Kis Gunesi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kis Gunesi
English Title: Winter Sun
Also Known As: Mentari di Musim Dingin; Aftabe Zemestani
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 18
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: February 23, 2016 – June 21, 2016
Production Company: Endemol Shine Turkiye
Director: Murat Onbul
Screen Writer: Ayca Mutlugil, Alev Toprakoglu, Erkan Ciplak, Hale Calap

Synopsis
Efe is only 7 years old when he sees his mother Leyla (Senay Gurler) with another man. He hides in his father’s car with a fear that his mother and his father would end their marriage. While everybody is looking for him, his father gets in the car and finds out Efe in anxiety.

Efe and his father find themselves in the middle of a big trap. In a car accident, Efe’s father is murdered and Efe becomes the only witness to the murder. The killers arrange for the little boy to meet the same fate as his father, but the hired assassin cannot go through with it and gives the child to his fisherman friend.

Efe loses his memory; he forgets his name and family. He is separated from his identical twin brother, Mete. His real family believes that both Efe and his father have died in the car accident. In fact, Efe starts to live together with his adopted father Ismail (Mehmet Esen), mother Fatma (Gamze Suner Atay) and sister Nadide. His new life becomes a lot different than his previous life.

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