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Ottoman Slap (Osmanli Tokadi) Tv Series

Ottoman Slap (Osmanli Tokadi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Osmanli Tokadi
English Title: Ottoman Slap
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance, History, Fantasy
Episodes: 37
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: April 13, 2013 – April 12, 2014
Production Company: Duka Film
Director: Mustafa Sevki Dogan
Screen Writer: Necati Sahin
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Dogan (Ugur Cavusoglu) and Sahin (Alper Kul) are ottoman soldiers and are taking part in the Ottoman Constantinople conquest during 1453.

Surprisingly, they are transported 560 years into the future to present day Istanbul. After they time travel to the future, they encounter familiar faces, and modern-day devices.

These two ottoman soldiers try to get used to living in modern Istanbul while they are trying to understand the reason for their time travelling. They realize that Fatih (Ismail Hacioglu) who is the sultan of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 is a police officer in 2013.

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Tatar Ramazan (Tatar Ramazan)

Tatar Ramazan Tv Series

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Original Title: Tatar Ramazan
English Title: Tatar Ramazan
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance, History
Episodes: 26
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: April 26, 2013 – January 26, 2014
Production Company: TMC Film
Director: Cevdet Mercan
Screen Writer: Can Sinan

Synopsis
Ramazan (Bulent Inal) is a young and handsome man who lives for his honor and fights for justice. He ends up in jail when he kills the Mayor for his injustice. He is exiled to another city and for this reason, he has no choice but to leave his only love Sureyya (Turkan Yilmaz).

Ramazan becomes very popular among condemned people. His fame spreads all over the country. Since he protects the rights of poor and downtrodden prisoners, he is considered as a legend. He tries to do his best to change the corrupted order in the prisons. However, he finds it really difficult because the prison administration is also on the corrupted side.

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The Poor Road (Kotu Yol) Tv Series

The Poor Road (Kotu Yol) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kotu Yol
English Title: The Poor Road
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama, Historical
Episodes: 13
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: September 17, 2011 – November 6, 2012
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Nisan Akman
Screen Writer: Hurer Ebeoglu, Zulkuf Yucel
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Nuran (Sukran Ovali) is a beautiful and innocent girl who lives in a small village in Adana (a city in southern Turkey). She lives with her mother, brother and sister in a small house. She works as a cleaning lady but she never complains about that. She is in love with Resat (Ilker Aksum) who works as a driver at a big farm.

Nuran dreams to have a happy life with Resat just like in romantic movies. However, her brother wants her to marry the rich village aga who offers a lot of money in return.

Nuran strongly refuses that and for this reason, she is constantly abused by her brother. Eventually, Nuran decides to leave her family behind. She goes to Resat and tells him everthing. They make a plan and decide to go to Istanbul. But, out of pure coincidence, Nuran discovers that Resat has an affair with another woman.

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Ottomon Empire: Rebellion (Bir Zamanlar Osmanli: Kiyam) Tv Series

Ottomon Empire: Rebellion (Bir Zamanlar Osmanli: Kiyam) Tv Series

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Original Title: Bir Zamanlar Osmanli Kiyam
English Title: Once Upon a Time in the Ottomon Empire: Rebellion
Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Action, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 20
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: January 07, 2012 – December 17, 2012
Production Company: Hersey Film
Director: Altan Donmez
Screen Writer: Ertan Kurtulan, Hilal Yildiz, Gursel Korat, Abdullah Akin

Synopsis
The story takes place in the 18th century when III. Ahmet is the sultan of Ottomon Empire. During that period, Ottomon Empire is exposed to lots of foreign provocations. One of the biggest provocations derives from Iran.

In order to take over Ottomon Empire, Iranian Shah makes a plan and sends his son to Istanbul. He wants to make his son as the next sultan of the Ottomon Empire. To fulfill this plan, he gets the help of Kasim (Tolga Karel) and his sister Canseza (Asli Tandogan) who are the enemy of the Ottomon Empire.

Kasim and Canseza always want to take their revenge from Ottomon Empire because they have lost their father for no reason under this regime. They decide to become partner with Iranian Shah and by this way, try to collapse the Ottomon Empire.

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Like a Sin (Bir Gunah Gibi)

like a sin bir günah gibi turkish tv series

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Original Title: Bir Gunah Gibi
English Title: Like a Sin
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama, Historical
Episodes: 1+
Broadcast Network: Atv
Broadcast Period: October 6, 2011 –
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Gul Oguz
Screen Writer: Ayca Mutlugil, Nuray Uslu

Synopsis
Benan (Ozge Borak) is a cheerful and beautiful young girl who goes to the university and studies at Turkish literature. She gets her father recognition all the time. For this reason, her sister Figen (Hande Soral) is jealous of all the attention that Benan receives. She blames her sister for getting their father’s love and therefore, tries anything to destroy Benan’s life in every aspect.

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Black Snake (Karayilan)

Black Snake (Karayilan) Tv Series

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Original Title: Karayilan
English Title: Black Snake
Also Known As: Al Hob wal Harb (Arabic)
Genre: Historical, Romance
Episodes: 18
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: November 19, 2007 – May 6, 2008
Production Company: Sis Yapim
Director: Cem Akyoldas, Feride Kaytan
Screen Writer: Aycan Giritlioglu

Synopsis
After fulfilling his 7-year military duty before World War I, Memed (Bulent Inal) returns to his village in Antep (a city in the southern Turkey) as tired and defeated. Antep is under invasion by the British army and gangs wander around, taking advantage of the situation.

Although Memed’s father wants him to administer the tribe and fight together with young people, Memed doesn’t want to fight anymore: he wants to be the shepherd Memed, not the hero. He refuses to carry guns and struggles to avoid returning to a life of violence, but ensuing events don’t let him realize this decision. Due to injustice and cruelty, Memed takes the gun again and acquires the heroic name Karayilan (Black Snake).

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Bullet Wound (Kursun Yarasi) Tv Series

Bullet Wound (Kursun Yarasi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kursun Yarasi
English Title: Bullet Wound
Also Known As:
Genre: History, Romance, Drama
Episodes: 60
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: September 16, 2003 – February 7, 2005
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Ozer Kiziltan
Screen Writer: Ayhan Sonyurek, Ilker Arslan, Cuneyt Bolak, Deniz Kamaci
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Halil (Berdan Mardini) is an intrepid and righteous young man. He works as a porter at the port and has an honest life. One day, his blind father has become indebted for a large sum and wants to give Halil’s sister to the lender as payment.

In order to save his sister’s life, Halil gets involved in the smuggling business. During that time, he meets Gulsum (Gercek Buyuk Saglar) who is a young woman and works as a belly dancer. They fall in love with each other but their love is affected by newly assigned district governor.

This idealist patriotic young man, Cemal (Bulent Inal), is also struck by the beauty of Gulsum. Now, Gulsum is caught between the love and struggle of these two powerful men.

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Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) Tv Series

Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) Tv Series

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Original Title: Elveda Rumeli
English Title: Farewell Rumelia
Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Comedy
Episodes: 83
Seasons: 3
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: September 20, 2007 – October 19, 2009
Production Company: Adam Film
Director: Serdar Akar
Screen Writer: Ali Can Yaras, Ozge Efendioglu, Nuran Evren Sit
Filming Locations: Monastery, Macedonia

Synopsis
Rumeli which literally means ‘The Land of the Romans’ is the name given by Turks to the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Balkans. The ‘Roman’ refers to in that is not the citizen of Roman Empire. It is the respectful Turkish tag given to Orthodox Christians.

Farewell Rumeli (Elveda Rumeli) is a comedy/drama series that nostalgically reminisces the period that would see the collapse of the Ottoman Empire through the ordinary lives of the members of a Turkish family in Macedonia.

Ramiz (Erdal Ozyagcilar), his wife Fatma (Sebnem Sonmez) and their five daughters live barely in a small village affiliated to Pursican county of Macedonia in 1896. Ramiz works as a milkman and wants nothing more than to find appropriate grooms for his precious daughters.

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Lady’s Farm (Hanimin Ciftligi)

Lady's Farm (Hanimin Ciftligi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Hanimin Ciftligi
English Title: Lady’s Farm
Also Known As:
Genre: History, Drama
Episodes: 70
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: September 4, 2009 – June 17, 2011
Production Company: Gold Film
Director: Faruk Teber
Screen Writer: Hurer Ebeoglu, Elif Usman, Zulkuf Yucel

Synopsis
Poor girl named Gullu (Ozgu Namal) works in a factory of powerful and rich Muzaffer (Mehmet Aslantug) who owns vast estates in Adana (a city in southern Turkey). She is constantly abused by her father, Cemsir (Mehmet Cevik) and her brother. Gullu is in love with Kemal (Caner Cindoruk) who works at the same factory as a mechanic and they plan to get married. However, Gullu’s father wants her to marry the nephew of the factory owner, Ramazan (Necip Memili) who offers a lot of money in return. The story gets more complicated when Muzaffer spots Gullu and falls madly in love with her. Now, Gullu is in the middle of the road to prosperity, power, and to the lady’s farm.

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Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) Tv Series

Muhtesem Yuzyil - Magnificent century tv series

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Original Title: Muhtesem Yuzyil
English Title: Magnificent Century
Also Known As: Suleimán – El Gran sultán, Hareem al Sultan, حريم السلطان (Hareem Elsultan), حرم سلطان (Hurrem Sultan), Sulejmani i Madhërishëm, El Sultán, Σουλεϊμάν ο Μεγαλοπρεπής (Souleiman o Megaloprepis), Szulejmán, HaSultan, Hürrem Aur Sultan
Genre: History, Drama, Romance
Episodes: 139
Broadcast Network: Show TV & Star Tv
Broadcast Period: January 5, 2011 – June 11, 2014
Production Company: Tims Production
Director: Yagmur Taylan, Durul Taylan
Screen Writer: Meral Okay, Yilmaz Sahin

Synopsis
Suleyman (Halit Ergenc) is a young man who is very handsome and fond of study. He learns the death of his father while he is hunting with his close friend Ibrahim (Okan Yalabik). Upon the death of his father, Suleyman enters Istanbul and accedes to the throne as the tenth Ottoman Sultan. His life changes radically, he becomes the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. Also, he will be known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent and in the East, as the Lawgiver for his complete reconstruction of the Ottoman legal system.

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