Drama

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Waves (Bodrum Masali) Tv Series

Waves (Bodrum Masali) Tv Series

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Original Title: Bodrum Masali
English Title: Waves
Also Known As: Crossroads, A Bodrum Fairytale
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 42
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: August 18, 2016 – June 18, 2017
Production Company: TMC
Director: Mehmet Ada Oztekin
Screen Writer: Basar Basaran, Emre Ozdur
Filming Locations: Bodrum, Mugla

Synopsis
Evren Erguven (Murat Aygen) is an ambitious man who has so many hotels. He has a wealthy life in Istanbul with his wife Yildiz (Sevval Sam), his son Ates (Alperen Duymaz), and his daughter Su (Dilan Cicek Deniz). However, he has a secret life with another woman in Bodrum (a touristic place in the southern part of Turkey) where most of his hotels are located. His life changes immediately due to his wrong decisions and he cannot restrain his bankruptcy.

After the bankruptcy, they lose everything except a small house and 50% shares of a small hotel in Bodrum, which are inhered to Yildiz from her father. The family decides to move into to Bodrum, start to live in that small house, and sustain their life with that small hotel again. However, nothing is easy for the family who is accustomed to have a wealthy life before.

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Brave and Beautiful (Cesur ve Guzel) Tv Series

Brave and Beautiful (Cesur ve Guzel) Tv Series

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Original Title: Cesur ve Guzel
English Title: Brave and Beautiful
Also Known As: Ek Haseena Ek Deewana, جسور والجميلة, Xhesuri dhe e bukura, Bosszú vagy szerelem, Cesur, Jasoor, Die Vreemdeling
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 32
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: November 10, 2016 – June 22, 2017
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Ali Bilgin
Screen Writer: Ece Yorenc

Synopsis
Cesur (Kivanc Tatlitug) is a young man who comes back to Korludag, a small city outside of Istanbul in order to take revenge from Tahsin Korludag (Tamer Levent). When he was a little child, his father and his grandparents were killed by Tahsin Korludag and then, his mother got into depression due to sorrow. Cesur has been raised under difficult conditions and has always aimed to plot his revenge when the correct time comes.

On his way to Korludag, Cesur unexpectedly bumps into Suhan Korludag (Tuba Buyukustun) and saves her life without knowing that she is the daughter of his enemy. He decides to take over his enemy’s most weak spot in order to reach his target. He settles into a territory that is close to the big ranch house of Korludag family and starts to plot his plan so as to get everything that Tahsin Korludag owns.

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Love Does Not Listen To Reason (Ask Laftan Anlamaz)

Love Does Not Listen To Reason (Ask Laftan Anlamaz) Tv Series Featured

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Original Title: Ask Laftan Anlamaz
English Title: Love Does Not Listen To Reason
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Episodes: 31
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: June 15, 2016 – February 19, 2017
Production Company: Bi Yapim
Director: Burak Sagyasar, Muge Ugurlar
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
Hayat (Hande Ercel) is young girl who lives in Istanbul together with her two friends Asli (Ozcan Tekdemir) and Ipek (Merve Cagiran). She has a happy life in Istanbul and wants to live there apart from her family. However, upon her father’s request, Hayat has to find a good job as soon as possible; otherwise she needs to go back to her hometown and start to live with her family again.

Hayat knows that she has to do her best on the next job interview for a multinational textile company, Sarte. If she is hired by that company, she knows that she can persuade her parents and continue to live in Istanbul. During the interview, Hayat is mistakenly considered as Suna who is the daughter of the company owner’s close friend. In her desperation for the job, Hayat does not clear this misunderstanding and acts as if she is Suna and gets the job: becoming the assistant of Murat Sarsılmaz (Burak Deniz), the heir of Sarte.

Hayat does not disclose her true identity and starts to work together with Murat. Even though they argue all the time, they become closer and closer. Hayat is impatient, hot-blooded, and clumsy whereas Murat is firm, calm, and arrogant. The two have totally different characters but begin to fall in love.

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Wounded Love – You Are My Country (Vatanim Sensin)

Wounded Love - You Are My Country (Vatanim Sensin) tv series poster

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Original Title: Vatanim Sensin
English Title: You Are My Country
Also Known As: Wounded Love
Genre: History, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 59
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: October 27, 2016 – June 7, 2018
Production Company: O3 Medya
Director: Durul Taylan, Yagmur Taylan
Screen Writer: Necati Sahin, Nuran Evren Sit

Synopsis
Cevdet (Halit Ergenc) is a successful commander of Ottoman Empire who is fighting for his country in Balkans War. Even though he has a hard mission, he never loses his hope and wants to fight to the last drop of his blood. He has a family living in Thessaloniki, including his beautiful wife Azize (Berguzar Korel), his mother Hasibe (Celile Toyon), his adopted son Ali Kemal (Kubilay Aka) and his daughters Hilal (Miray Daner) and Yıldız (Pinar Deniz).

Cevdet wants to do his best for his country without thinking about his future. Some of his peers even start to save their lives before the fall of Ottoman Empire. During these hard times, Cevdet is betrayed by his close friend Tevfik (Onur Saylak) and finds himself as captured by allied military soldiers for 8 years.

Tevfik, the traitor, secretly loves Azize for a long time and betrays his close friend mainly for this reason. He informs Azize that Cevdet is killed during the war and lets them leave Balkans and move into İzmir, the city in the Aegean region of Turkey. Azize has nothing to do but to leave everything behind and start a new life for her family. She struggles to keep her family together during the most difficult times of her country even though she misses her beloved husband each day.

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High Society (Yuksek Sosyete) Tv Series

High Society (Yuksek Sosyete) Tv Series

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Original Title: Yuksek Sosyete
English Title: High Society
Also Known As: Shoqeri e larte, Gheshr Morrafah, Elita societății, Висше общество, Armaan
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 26
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: June 16, 2016 – December 24, 2016
Production Company: Bi Yapim
Director: Metin Balekoglu
Screen Writer: Yazi Odasi
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Kerem (Engin Ozturk) is a young and hardworking man who comes from a poor family. His father works as a gardener and his mother works as a cook for a rich family. Kerem has grown up together with the grandson of that rich family, Mert (Mehmet Ozan Dolunay). He has become his best friend and always helped him whenever he needs something. However, he always knows that he is never equal to Mert due to his family background. He realizes that he is sometimes seen just as a helper rather than a friend. Therefore, he wants to leave everything behind and start a business by himself outside Istanbul. He wants to become a boss of his own business and does not want to take orders anymore.

One day, Mert’s grandmother wants Mert to manage Olivia grocery store (organic food market) before he starts to become the CEO of the family business. In order to make his grandmother be proud of himself, Mert comes up with an offer: Kerem would manage Olivia for one month and make it a profitable store; in return, Mert would give Kerem enough money so that he could start his own business. These two young men make an agreement and take one another’s place: Kerem introduces himself as Mert and becomes the manager of Olivia while Mert introduces himself as Kerem and works as an assistant director at Olivia.

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Flames of Desire (Hayat Sarkisi) Tv Series

Flames of Desire (Hayat Sarkisi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Hayat Sarkisi
English Title: Life Song
Also Known As: Flames of Desire, Hülya
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Episodes: 57
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: February 09, 2016 – June 26, 2017
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Cem Karci
Original Screen Writer: Jung Ha Yun
Screen Adapter: Mahinur Ergun
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Bayram (Ahmet Mumtaz Taylan) comes to his hometown in order to make a peace with his close friend Salih. They agree to engage their children Melek and Kerim when they grow up to the age of marriage.

Years later, Kerim (Birkan Sokullu) graduates and gets his master’s degree in environmental studies. Even though he wants to live in Germany and works as an instructor at the university, he cannot persuade his father.

Kerim has nothing to do but to return to Istanbul because his father wants to keep his promise to his close friend.

Eventually, Kerim decides to get engaged to Melek (Ecem Ozkaya) and goes to his hometown in order to ask for Melek’s hand in marriage.

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Magnificent Century Kosem (Muhtesem Yuzyil Kosem) Tv Series

Magnificent Century Kosem (Muhtesem Yuzyil Kosem) Tv Series

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Original Title: Muhtesem Yuzyil Kosem
English Title: Magnificent Century Kosem
Also Known As: Hareem-e Soltan: Kosem, Abad Kajayaan 2: Kosem, Wspaniałe stulecie: Sułtanka Kösem, Wspaniale stulecie: Sultanka Kösem
Genre: History, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 60
Season: 2
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: November 12, 2015 – June 27, 2017
Production Company: Tims Production
Director: Mert Baykal (1-30), Yagiz Alp Akaydin (1-30), Zeynep Gunay Tan, Deniz Kolos
Screen Writer: Yilmaz Sahin

Synopsis
Ahmed is an Ottoman Prince who has grown up with a fear of death since his childhood. He saw the coffins of his uncles (19 coffins) when his father acceded to the throne and innocently promised his brother that they would never kill each other if they ever become Ottoman Sultan. However, Ahmed’s elder brother was killed on the order of his father, fearing a coup d’etat to dethrone him. Thus, Ahmed became so weak and introvert throughout his life.

Upon the death of his father, Ahmed accedes to the throne as the 14th Ottoman Sultan when he is just 17 years old. His life changes radically, he becomes the Sultan of Ottoman Empire, from 1603 to his death in 1617. Upon succeeding his father, Ahmed finds happiness in the portrait of a young girl who holds lamb in her hands.

Safiye Sultan (Hulya Avsar) presents this portrait to her grandson and decides to find this girl in order to make his grandson happier.

The portrait belongs to Anastasia (first, Anastasia Tsilimpiou and later, Beren Saat) who lives happily in Greece with her parents and little sister. The servants of Safiye Sultan find Anastasia and bring her to Topkapi Palace as a gift for Sultan Ahmed.

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Endless Love (Kara Sevda) Tv Series

Endless Love (Kara Sevda - Blind Love ) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kara Sevda
English Title: Endless Love
Also Known As: Blind Love, Tiempo de Amar, Bittersoet
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 74
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: October 14, 2015 – June 21, 2017
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Hilal Saral
Screen Writer: Anil Eke, Ozlem Yilmaz, Burcu Gorgun
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Kemal (Burak Ozcivit) is a young guy who is a fourth year college student studying mine engineering. At the same time, Kemal works at boats and raises money to support his family. He does not have a wealthy life but he never complains about being poor.

Nihan (Neslihan Atagul), on the other hand, is a young and beautiful girl who comes from a rich family. She is a painter and enjoys her life by drawing different portraits.

One day, in order to find different faces for her next exhibition, Nihan leaves behind her wealthy life and gets on a public bus. Meanwhile, Nihan and Kemal bump into each other out of pure coincidence. They both get attracted to each other: Nihan secretly draws Kemal’s portrait while Kemal secretly watches Nihan.

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Matter of Respect (Seref Meselesi) Tv Series

Matter of Respect (Seref Meselesi) Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Seref Meselesi
English Title: Matter of Respect
Also Known As: Matter of Honor
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 26
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: November 23, 2014 – May 17, 2015
Production Company: D Productions
Director: Altan Donmez
Screen Writer: Teodosio Losito
Filming Locations: Ayvalik, Balikesir; Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
This tv series is based on the story of L’onore e il rispetto (Italian tv series, 2006-2015).

Yigit (Kerem Bursin) and Emir (Sukru Ozyildiz) are two brothers with totally different characters. Yigit is a smart and impetuous guy, and a handsome womanizer who has courage even though he has no education. Emir is the opposite of his brother: he is a shy and introverted guy who has recently finished the law school. They live happily with their family in Ayvalik which is a very small county in Turkey.

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Black Bread (Kara Ekmek)

Stolen Life - Black Bread (Kara Ekmek) Turkish Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Kara Ekmek
English Title:  Black Bread
Also Known As: Stolen Life
Genre: Romance, Drama, Mistery
Episodes: 37
Broadcast Network: Atv
Broadcast Period:  January 23, 2015 – December 25, 2015
Production Company: Limon Film
Director:  Taner Akvardar
Screen Writer: Gul Abus Semerci, Yelda Eroglu

Synopsis

Asiye (Ozlem Yilmaz) is young and beautiful girl who works as a manicurist in a small beauty salon. She lives in a poor neighborhood with her family and wants to get married as soon as possible in order to get rid of her step mother’s evil tongue. When she learns that she is pregnant, she immediately talks to her boyfriend and wants him to come and ask her family’s approval for marriage.

However, her boyfriend wants her to have an abortion and mentions clearly that he has no intention for marriage.

Asiye fears about honour killing. That’s why, she wants to have a final talk with her boyfriend in order to persuade him for marriage. However, her talk does not go well and she injures her boyfriend with a knife. She thinks that she has killed him and for this reason, she runs away from her house. Her sister Mine (Elifcan Ongurlar) does not want to leave Asiye alone and accompany her. They together leave everything behind and decide to go to another city.

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