Dirty Money & Love (Kara Para Ask)

Original Title: Kara Para Ask
English Title: Dirty Money & Love
Also Known As: Black Money and Love; Kala Paisa Pyar
Romance, Action, Detective
Episodes: 54
Broadcast Network: ATV
Broadcast Period: March 12, 2014 – July 15, 2015
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Ahmet Katiksiz
Screen Writer: Sema Ergenekon, Eylem Canpolat


Omer (Engin Akyurek) is a young man who works at organized crime branch in Van (the city in the Eastern part of Turkey). He is an idealist police officer who has chosen this occupation after his father was killed years ago yet his murder case could not be solved. Omer wants to do his best so that no other crime cases remain unsolved. That’s why, he even postpones his engagement in order to fulfill his recent assignment. Upon being successful, he is granted with a success award and one month leave from the workplace. As a vocation, Omer immediately goes to Istanbul where his family and his fiancée live.

On the other hand, Elif (Tuba Buyukustun) is a successful designer who works at jewelry business. She lives happily in Italy apart from her wealthy family, mother Zerrin (Nebahat Cehre), father Ahmet (Aytac Arman), sisters Nilufer (Bestemsu Ozdemir) and Asli (Hazal Turesan). Elif goes to Istanbul where her family lives in order to celebrate her birthday with them.

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Saygin Soysal

Saygin Soysal Turkish Actor

Name: Saygin Soysal
Birthdate:  May 21, 1982
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height:  1.90 cm
Education: Hacettepe University State Conservatory

Notable Works
2005 – Broken Wings (Kirik Kanatlar) (as Yunus)
2005 – Fall Fire (Guz Yangini)
2006 – Remember Darling (Hatirla Sevgili) (as Recep Tayyip Erdogan)
2007 – Repulsion (Tiksinti) (as Kamil) (Movie)
2007 – 2008 Rebellious (Asi) (as Aslan Kozcuoglu)
2009 – Kosmos (Movie)
2009 – Can This Heart Forget You? (Bu Kalp Seni Unutur mu?) (as Kursad Suvarioglu)
2010 – Turkan (Ali)
2011 – Home (Yurt) (Movie)
2011 – The Girl with Red Scarf (Al Yazmalim) (as Tahir Oguz)
2012 – Jin (Movie)
2013 – Tatar Ramazan (as Ferit)
2013 – Magnificent Century (Muhtesem Yuzyil) (as Mercan)

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Tuvana Turkay

Tuvana Turkay Turkish Actress Featured

Name: Tuvana Turkay
Birthdate:  October 3, 1990
Height:  175 cm
Education: Istanbul College, Beykent University Radio Television and Cinema School
Other: Tuvana Turkay started to take part ad television commercials when she was 9 years old.

Notable Works
2009 – Break Up 2 (Ayrilik 2) (as Kevok)
2010 – Naks-i Dil Sultan (as Naks-i Dil Sultan)
2010-2012 Love is in the Air (Yer Gok Ask) (as Bade Palali)
2013 – Lacking Pages (Eksik Sayfalar) (as Aysegul) (Movie)
2014 – Black Money and Love (Kara Para Ask) (as Bahar Cinar)
2015 – Byzantine Games (Bizans Oyunlari) (as Aycorek) (Movie)
2015 – The Most Beuatiful (En Guzeli) (as Gizem) (Movie)
2015 – The Pigeon Flew (Guvercin Ucuverdi) (as Sema Taskin) (Movie)
2016 – What Happened Happened (Olanlar Oldu) (as Asli) (Movie)
2016 – Killjoy (Oyunbozan) (as Ece)

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Ottoman Slap (Osmanli Tokadi)

Original Title: Osmanli Tokadi
English Title: Ottoman Slap
Also Known As:
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


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. At the same time, they see that Aksemsettin (Mazhar Alanson) who is the royal teacher and religious sheik in 1453 is a history teacher in 2013. They believe that it is their duty to protect Fatih in order to return to Ottomon period. For this reason, these two men dressed in Ottoman era garments decide to stick with Fatih.

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Ugur Cavusoglu

Name: Ugur Cavusoglu
Birthdate: March 12, 1967
Birthplace: Artvin, Turkey
Height: 180 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Karadeniz Technical University Physics (Karadeniz Teknik Universitesi Fizik); Bilkent University Theatre (Bilkent Universitesi Tiyatro)
Biography: Ugur Cavusoglu took part in various tehatre plays in Ankara State Theatre. He also has a poetry book named Woman: Shah. Erkek: ? (Kadin : Sah. Erkek : ?..).

Notable Works
1995 – Fake Worlds (Sahte Dunyalar) (as Umit Okay)
1996 – 80. Step (80. Adim) (Movie)
1996 – Winter Flower (Kis Cicegi) (as Yuksel) (Movie)
1996 – Yaban (Movie)
1998 – Fire Dance (Ates Dansi) (as Orhan)
1998 – Everything Will Be Fine (Hersey Cok Guzel Olacak) (as Suat) (Movie)
1998 – Hot Hours (Sicak Saatler) (as Nedim)

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