Drama

Online database of information related to Turkish drama tv series. It shows Turkish series by genre and list Turkish drama tv series.

Yesilcam Tv Series

Yesilcam Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Yesilcam
English Title: The Green Pine
Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 8+
Broadcast Network: Blu TV
Broadcast Period: 22 April 2021 – Present
Production Company:
Director: Cagan Irmak
Screen Writer: Volkan Sumbul, Levent Cantek
Filming Locations: Istanbul Beyoglu District (Yesilcam Street and Ayhan Isik Street)

Synopsis
The story takes place in 1960s that is the golden age of Turkish cinema. Yesilcam (literally means The Green Pine in Turkish) refers to Turkish film industry that is similar to Hollywood in the U.S.

Yesilcam (The Green Pine) is a name referring to Turkish film industry after 1950s because many actors, directors, crew members and studios are based on the Yesilcam Street in Beyoglu District in Istanbul during that time.

Semih Ates (Cagatay Ulusoy) is a young, handsome and ambitious film producer who is the owner of Ates Film. When he is betrayed by his business partner Vehbi (Onur Bilge), Semih has nothing to do but to leave everything behind and start a journey from scratch.

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The Promise (Yemin) Tv Series

The Promise (Yemin) Tv Series

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Original Title: Yemin
English Title: The Promise
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 338+ (season 1: episodes of 1-70; season 2: episodes of 71-245; season 3: episodes of 246+)
Broadcast Network: Kanal 7
Broadcast Period: 18 February 2019 – (season 1: 18 February 2019 – 31 May 2019; season 2: 9 September 2019 – 8 May 2020; season 3: 7 September 2020 – May 2021)
Production Company: Karamel Yapim
Director: Ayhan Ozen (director of season 1-2); Hakan Arslan and Reyhan Peker (director of season 3)
Screen Writer: Nazmiye Yilmaz
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Tarhun family is a wealthy and well-known family in Istanbul. The head of the family, Hikmet Tarhun (Berkant Muftuler), is diagnosed with a terminal disease and therefore, starts to worry about his family’s future.

His wife Cavidan (Gul Arcan) is a greedy woman who just wants to cement her place among Istanbul’s high society. His brother Kemal (Can Verel) is a successful lawyer but he is trying to settle back after his wife’s death. His son Emir (Gokberk Demirci), on the other hand, is an adventurous young man who prefers to take risks and does whatever he likes rather than work in the family business.

Hikmet wants to organize everything before his death so that he could not leave a disjoined family behind. He thinks that his son should get more responsibility as soon as possible. Thus, he wants him to get married soon. His nephew Reyhan (Ozge Yagiz) is a perfect bride for himself.

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Sisters (Kardes Cocuklari) Tv Series

Sisters (Kardes Cocuklari) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kardes Cocuklari
English Title: Sisters
Also Known As: Children of Sisters (literal title)
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 21 episodes (1st season: 1-17 episodes; 2nd season: 18-21 episodes)
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: January 27, 2019 – October 8, 2019
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Faruk Teper
Screen Writer: Sirma Yanik
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Umran (Ayca Bingol) and Umay (Nur Fettahoglu) are sisters with opposing characters. Umran is naïve, silent, and self-sacrificing. Umay, on the other hand, is ambitious, jealous, and self-seeking. They live in a small village in Zonguldak, the city in the northern region of Turkey.

Umran is betrayed by her own sister and has to sacrifice her life for the secret she needs to protect throughout her life.

Both sisters fall in love with a young doctor Yildirim (Mehmet Aslantug) who comes to their village from Istanbul. Even though Umran and Yildirim has a pure love towards each other, Umay steals him away in order to escape to a big city.

The lives of these three young persons change dramatically all of a sudden. Yildirim leaves the village and dedicates his life to save poor children all over the world. Umay gets pregnant from her betrayal and gives birth to a baby girl. She leaves everything behind and goes to Istanbul in pursuit of a new life. Umran becomes left alone in a conservative village with a little baby.

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Last Summer (Son Yaz) Tv Series

Last Summer (Son Yaz) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Son Yaz
English Title: Last Summer
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 19+
Broadcast Network: Fox Tv
Broadcast Period: January 1, 2021 –
Production Company: o3 Medya
Director: Burak Arlier
Screen Writer: Deniz Dargi, Cenk Bogatur, Cem Gorgec
Filming Locations: Izmir Cesme, Istanbul

Synopsis
Selim (Ali Atay) is an idealist prosecutor who is married and has two children. He dedicates all his time to his work, lives in Istanbul apart from his family, and neglects his family most of the time.

Selim gets an interesting offer from Selcuk Taskin (Arif Piskin) who has been in prison for 8 years due to an organized crime. Selcuk Taskin is willing to become a witness and reveal all mafia relations in Istanbul. He has one condition: his son Akgun (Alperen Duymaz) would be protected by the prosecutor Selim.

Prosecutor Selim accepts this offer in order to end the mafia relations in Istanbul and starts to keep an eye on Akgun.

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The Agency (Menajerimi Ara) Tv Series

The Agency (Menajerimi Ara) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Menajerimi Ara
English Title: The Agency
Also Known As: Call My Agent (literal title), Dix Pour Cent
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Episodes: 34+
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: 25 August 2020 –
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Ali Bilgin (episodes 1-9); Deniz Celebi Dikilitas (episodes 10-)
Screen Writer: Yelda Eroglu (episodes 1-7); Yesim Citak (episodes 1-7); Emine Yildirim (episodes 1-7); Ekin Atalar (episodes 8-34)
Filming Locations: Agent company EGO is the building named 42 Plaza which is located in Maslak, Istanbul.

Synopsis
Dicle (Ahsen Eroglu) is a young girl who studied in the Radio and Television School in Antalya. After graduation, she decides to come to Istanbul in order to work in the heart of entertainment world in Turkey. Even though she applies for many jobs in the television sector, she cannot manage to find any job.

After one month of job search, Dicle understands that she cannot find a job without any reference in the entertainment sector. As a last resort, she takes her courage and decides to meet his father Kirac (Baris Falay) who works in the entertainment sector.

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Waiting for You (Seni Cok Bekledim) Tv Series

Waiting for You (Seni Cok Bekledim) Tv Series

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Original Title: Seni Cok Bekledim
English Title: Waiting for You
Also Known As: I Waited You So Much (literal title)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 10+
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: 29 January 2021 –
Production Company: Skala Yapim and DNZ Film
Director: Sahin Altug
Screen Writer: Ozcan Deniz
Filming Locations: Doha, Istanbul

Synopsis
Kadir (Ozcan Deniz) is a middle aged business man who lives in Doha to carry out his business in abroad. He is a cool and successful guy who never believes in coincidences. He achieves to grow the family business through working so hard.

27 years ago, Kadir’s life turns upside down when he is 17 years old. His happy life together with his father and mother breaks into pieces due to an earthquake in Erzincan in 1992. His father passes away right away while his mother and his newly born brother disappear without any trace.

After an earthquake, Kadir looks for his family for almost 1 year. His mother, meanwhile, cannot find Kadir and assumes that he is dead just like her husband.

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My Better Half (Sol Yanim – My Left Side) Tv Series

My Better Half (Sol Yanim - My Left Side) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Sol Yanim
English Title: My Better Half
Also Known As: My Left Side (literal title), Mi Lado Izquierdo
Genre: Drama, Romance, Youth
Episodes: 12
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: 26 November 2020 – 17 February 2021
Production Company: BKM
Director: Serdar Gozelekli
Screen Writer: Melis Civelek; Ozlem Cadirci
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Serra (Ozge Yagiz) is a young girl who studies architecture at Kuzey University in Istanbul. She is a mature, responsible and beautiful young girl. She and her mother Nilgun (Esra Bezen Bilgin) live in a small shanty house and try to survive without the help of other people.

7 years ago, Serra and her family had a wealthy and happy life. However, their perfect life turned upside down when her father’s business went bankrupt. The sequence of tragedies happened after then. Her father left his family behind and disappeared. Her brother committed suicide and died. Her mother could not handle the situation and suffered from physiological problems.

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A Mother’s Guilt (Bir Annenin Gunahi) Tv Series

A Mother’s Guilt (Bir Annenin Gunahi) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Bir Annenin Gunahi
English Title: A Mother’s Guilt
Also Known As:
Genre: Family Drama, Crime, Romance
Episodes: 5
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: 21 November 2020 – 19 December 2020
Production Company: Limon Yapim; Skala Yapim
Director: Filiz Gulmez Pakman
Screen Writer: Ozlem Atasoy (screenwriter for Turkish adaptation); Yesim Aslan (screenwriter for Turkish adaptation); original screenwriters are Ruby Leah Castro-Villanueva; Jaja Amarillo; Cyrus Dan Cañares; Jaymar Castro;Riccilyn Santos
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
A Mother’s Guilt (Bir Annenin Gunahi) Turkish series is an adaptation of Philippine television series named Hanggang Saan.

Suna (Ozge Ozberk) is a single mother who tries to do her best to provide a decent life for her children. She has three children, Yusuf (Mert Yazicioglu), Zehra (Mina Derman) and Ali.

Suna gets up before sunrise each day to go fishing and then, goes to her small restaurant where she cooks and serves fresh fish. She works so hard for her family. While she is trying to raise her children in a decent way, she also deposits a portion of her earnings every month into a mortgage plan sold by an established company.

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The Teacher (Ogretmen) Tv Series

The Teacher (Ogretmen) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Ogretmen
English Title: The Teacher
Also Known As:
Genre: Psychological Mystery, Youth, Drama
Episodes: 9
Broadcast Network: Fox Tv
Broadcast Period: 4 March 2020 – 15 November 2020
Production Company: Med Yapim, MF Yapim
Director: Koray Kerimoglu
Screen Writer: Merve Girgin
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
The Teacher (Ogretmen) is a Turkish adaptation from the Japanese original series “Hiiragi’s Homeroom”.

Akif (Ilker Kaleli) is a physics teacher in a public high school in Istanbul. He seems to be silent and introverted person. After his fiancée Zeynep (Ceren Moray) falls into a coma due to an accident, he is transferred to this high school as a physics teacher. Since then, he has been working there without taking so much attention from his students and teachers at school for 6 months.

After Akif starts working at this school, one of his students commit a suicide. Akif is determined to reveal the truth behind the suicide of his student Ruya.

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The Red Room (Kirmizi Oda) Tv Series

The Red Room (Kirmizi Oda) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Kirmizi Oda
English Title: The Red Room
Also Known As: Själens röda rum
Genre: Drama, Psychological
Episodes: 34+
Broadcast Network: Tv8
Broadcast Period: 4 September 2020 –
Production Company: OGM Pictures
Director: Cem Karci
Screen Writer: Banu Kiremitci Bozkurt
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
The Red Room (Kirmizi Oda) Turkish series is based on the real-life stories included in the novel named Inside of the Medallion (Madalyonun Ici) by Gulseren Bugdaycioglu.

Doktor Hanim (Binnur Kaya) is a successful therapist who owns a therapist clinic in Istanbul. Her office room is known as the Red Room due to the red color used as a decoration. She works together with her colleagues Doctor Piraye (Tulin Ozen), Doctor Deniz (Burak Sevinc) and Doctor Ayse (Meric Aral).

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