Home / Drama

Drama

Bitter Lands (Bir Zamanlar Cukurova)

Bitter Lands (Bir Zamanlar Cukurova) Turkish Drama Poster

Details
Original Title: Bir Zamanlar Cukurova
English Title: Bitter Lands
Also Known As: Once Upon a Time in Cukurova
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 13+
Broadcast Network: Atv
Broadcast Period: September 13, 2018 –
Production Company: Tims&B Production
Director: Murat Saracoglu, Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: , ,

Synopsis
The story begins in Istanbul in 1970s and continues in the fertile lands of Cukurova, Adana (a city in the south of Turkey).

Zuleyla (Hilal Altinbilek) is a young and beautiful girl who lives in Istanbul together with her step-brother Veli (Mustafa Acilan) and her sister-in-law. She works as a tailor in a well-known district in Istanbul and dreams to get married to her lover Yilmaz (Ugur Gunes).

Yilmaz is a hardworking guy who works as a car mechanic. After his family passed away long ago, he has been raised by his master. Yilmaz does not have a wealthy life but he can do anything to make his lover Zuleyha happy.

Read More »

Old Story (Eski Hikaye)

Old Story (Eski Hikaye) Turkish Drama Poster

Details
Original Title: Eski Hikaye
English Title: Old Story
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 17
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: October 2, 2013 – February 6, 2014
Production Company: ARC Film
Director: Bahadir Ince
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Mete is a little boy when his father is killed before his eyes. He neither sees the murderers nor understands the reason behind this murder. After his father’s death, he starts to live together with his grandmother and tries to have a normal life.

14 years later, Mete (Bugra Gulsoy) becomes a young man who has a modest life. He goes to university and works as a taxi driver to earn money. No matter how hard he tries, he cannot forget his memories about the past. He does not have a proper sleep at night and for this reason, he tries to occupy himself with various things all the time. He knows that he cannot have a normal life unless he finds the murderers of his father and gets his revenge.

Read More »

Wings of Love (Bana Sevmeyi Anlat)

Wings of Love (Bana Sevmeyi Anlat) Turkish Drama Poster

Details
Original Title: Bana Sevmeyi Anlat
English Title: Wings of Love
Also Known As: Tell Me Love
Genre: Melodrama, Romance
Episodes: 22
Broadcast Network: Fox Tv
Broadcast Period: August 26, 2016 – January 30, 2017
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Mesude Erarslan
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Leyla (Seda Bakan) is a beautiful single mother of a little baby boy. She makes a wrong marriage with a guy whom she believes in. However, she needs to return to her father’s house with her baby after things do not work out.

Leyla starts to live at her father’s house in Germany together with her step-mother, step-sister Simge (Gulper Ozdemir), and step-brother. It becomes harder to come back to this house with her baby because she has to endure her step-mother’s grumble and her step-sister’s jealousy. She even cannot trust them for babysitting.

Leyla’s miserable life changes dramatically when she starts working as an interpreter for her father’s boss Hasmet (Mustafa Ustundag). Hasmet owns a chain of restaurants in Istanbul, he is a respected and successful businessman and has a wealthy life. He also does business in Germany to cover his illegal activities. He is in fact a ruthless drug dealer.

Read More »

Our Story (Bizim Hikaye)

Our Story (Bizim Hikaye) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Bizim Hikaye
English Title: Our Story
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Episodes: 37+
Broadcast Network: Fox Tv
Broadcast Period: September 15, 2017 –
Production Company: Med Yapim
Director: Serdar Gozelekli
Screen Writer: , ,

Synopsis
Our Story (Bizim Hikaye) is the Turkish adaptation of popular American series Shameless.

Filiz (Hazal Kaya) is a young girl who takes care of her 5 siblings due to her mother’s absence. She bears much of the child-bearing responsibility and tries to do her best keep her family together. She dedicates her life to her family. She quits her school and starts to work at low-skilled jobs to support her family financially.

Filiz does all the household chore, works at various jobs even at night, and raises the rest of the family on her own. She also needs to cope with her alcoholic father. Her father Fikri (Reha Ozcan) is selfish and spends much of his time drinking. He takes everything and offers nothing.

Read More »

Woman (Kadin) Tv Series

Woman (Kadin) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Kadin
English Title: Woman
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 32+
Broadcast Network: Fox TV
Broadcast Period: October 24, 2017 –
Production Company: Med Yapim, MF Yapim
Director: Nadim Guc
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Bahar (Ozge Ozpirincci) is a beautiful single mother. After the accidental death of her husband Sarp (Caner Cindoruk) 4 years ago, she becomes all alone with her two children Nisan and Doruk. She tries to do her best to provide for her children but finds it so hard to give her children decent living conditions.

Bahar works as an ironer in a small workplace and sometimes does an extra job like dish washing or cleaning. She works so hard to make a living but no matter how hard she tries, her financial situation does not improve. She is even thrown out of the house for not being able to raise her monthly rent. Desperately, she moves into another neighborhood which is not suitable for a single woman and two children.

Read More »

Life of Secrets (Hayat Sirlari)

Life of Secrets (Hayat Sirlari) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Hayat Sirlari
English Title: Life of Secrets
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Family
Episodes: 11
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: November 8, 2017 – January 26, 2018
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Murat Can Oguz
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Mustafa Kuzgun (Ahmet Mumtaz Taylan) has a modest life in Istanbul. He lives happily together with his wife Inci (Devrim Yakut), his son Kemal (Olgun Toker), and his daughters Seher (Hazar Erguclu) and Sirin (Ecem Erkek).

Mustafa is the owner of a small restaurant where he works as a cook from 4:30 am to 5:30 pm each day. His restaurant becomes all his life after he migrated from Adana 30 years ago. Mustafa never returns to his hometown Adana during this time and lives happily in his small world together with his family. His son Kemal (Olgun Toker) also works as a cook in another restaurant but hides this from his parents.

Read More »

Forbidden Fruit (Yasak Elma)

Forbidden Fruit (Yasak Elma) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Yasak Elma
English Title: Forbidden Fruit
Also Known As: Forbidden Apple
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 11+
Broadcast Network: Fox Tv
Broadcast Period: April 9, 2018 –
Production Company: MED Yapim
Director: Neslihan Yesilyurt
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Zeynep (Sevda Erginc) and Yildiz (Eda Ece) are two sisters who are living together in Istanbul. Even though they are sisters, they are totally different from each other.

Zeynep is a beautiful girl who adheres to her ethical values and works as a manager assistant. When the company she works is taken over by another company, she starts to work together with a young businessman Alihan (Onur Tuna). Alihan is an arrogant, cool, serious, and rich guy who does not refrain from hurting people. Starting from his first day at the company, Alihan and Zeynep fight like cats and dogs. Neither of them takes steps backward. Alihan likes the way Zeynep behaves and starts to develop some feelings for her.

Read More »

Prison Yard (Avlu) Tv Series

Prison Yard (Avlu) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Avlu
English Title: Prison Yard
Also Known As:
Genre: Action, Drama
Episodes: 23+
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: March 29, 2018 –
Production Company: Limon Film
Director: Yuksel Aksu
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Deniz (Demet Evgar) is a beautiful and attractive middle aged woman who has been exposed to domestic violence for a long time. Her husband Hakan (Teoman Kumbaracibasi) uses alcohol and accuses his wife for preventing him to become a successful musician. Even though they have a wealthy life, Deniz does not have happiness and peace at home. She tries to be strong as much as possible and endure this violence for the sake of her only daughter Ecem (Eslem Akar).

One day, during the fight, Ecem shoots her father while she is trying to protect her mother. Deniz does not want to let her daughter get a penalty and ruin her future. For this reason, she hides the truth and takes all the blame.

Deniz is charged with the attempted murder of her husband and sent to prison. She leaves her wealthy life behind and is separated from her lovely daughter. She needs to learn how to survive in this new world that is unfamiliar to her. She is scared and finds herself in the middle of prisoners and prison officers.

Read More »

The Pit (Cukur) Tv Series

The Pit (Cukur) Tv Series Poster - Featured

Details
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.

Read More »

Broken Wings (Kanatsiz Kuslar – Wingless Birds)

Broken Wings (Kanatsiz Kuslar - Wingless Birds) Tv Series Poster

Details
Original Title: Kanatsiz Kuslar
English Title: Wingless Birds
Also Known As: Broken Wings
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 46
Broadcast Network: Atv
Broadcast Period: June 15, 2017 – May 24, 2018
Production Company: Koliba Film
Director: Kemal Uzun
Screen Writer:

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.

Read More »

Pin It on Pinterest