Elif (Tv Series)

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Details
Original Title: Elif
English Title: Elif
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Romance
Episodes: 560+
Broadcast Network: Kanal 7
Broadcast Period: July 15, 2014–
Production Company: FremantleMedia
Director: Mahmut Kaptan and Betul Sevim
Screen Writer: Ruya Istanbul

Synopsis

Little girl Elif (Isabella Damla Guvenilir) lives with his mother Melek (Selin Sezgin), stepfather Veysel (Hasan Balliktas), her step-sister Zeynep (Gulcin Tuncok) and step-brother Murat (Batuhan Soncul). Elif is almost 5 years old but she is much more mature than her peers. She is very helpful and at the same time, strong enough to endure her stepfather’s cruelty.

Veysel is a hopeless, violent gambler who tortures not only Melek but also little Elif. He plans to sell Elif to pay back his gambling debts. Out of pure coincidence, Melek discovers his husband’s ill intention and finds out the passport on behalf of her daughter. In order to save her daughter, she eventually decides to call her long-lasting friend Ayse (Ozanay Alpkan) and asks for her assistance.

Ayse is a servant in the house of the wealthy Emiroglu family where Melek used to work. When Ayse arrives at Melek’s house, she is so surprised to see her old friend in a desperate situation. She does not understand why Melek is married to this violent man but eventually, learns the secrets that were buried in the past.

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Selin Sezgin

Selin Sezgin Turkish Actress Featured Photo

Profile
Name: Selin Sezgin
Birthdate: June 20, 1990
Height: 187cm
Eye Color: Hazel

Notable Works
2006 – I Can’t Eat Olive Oil Dishes (Zeytinyagli Yiyemem Aman) (Movie)
2014 – Elif (as Melek)

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Cemre Melis Cinar

Cemre Melis Cinar Turkish Actress

Profile
Name: Cemre Melis Cinar
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 168 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Education: Mersin Toros College; Marmara University Radio TV School

Notable Works
2014 – Back Streets (Arka Sokaklar) (as Asli)
2014 – Elif (as Arzu)

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Heart Of The City (Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek) Tv Series

Heart Of The City (Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek) Tv Series

Details:
Original Title: Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek
English Title: This City Will Come After You
Also Known As: Heart Of The City; Kota ini Mengikuti Arahmu 
Genre: Romance, Drama, Action
Episodes: 20
Broadcast Network: Netflix, ATV
Broadcast Period: January 4, 2017 – June 14, 2017
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Cagri Vila Lostuvali
Screen Writer: Ece Yorenc
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Ali Smith (Kerem Bursin) has had a tough life after his mom was killed by his father when he was just 4 years old. He starts to live in cargo boats together with a man Rauf (Osman Alkas) who has cared for him after this tragedy. Ali travels all over the world and considers the cargo boat as his home/country. He becomes a man with no country.

Ali does not want to come back to Istanbul where he remembers the tradegy in his childhood. However, he returns to Istanbul out of pure coincidence when he becomes 20 years old. He needs to spend 24 hours in Istanbul until his cargo boat take off to the next destination.

Whenever Ali sets foot in Istanbul, he manages to gets into trouble. While he wants to help a young girl named Derin (Leyla Lydia Tugutlu), he loses his passport but finds true love. Ali and Derin spend all day together without knowing what will bring them the next day.

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Burak Tamdogan

Burak Tamdogan - Actor

Profile
Name: Burak Tamdogan
Birthdate: January 01, 1971
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Height: 185 cm
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Education: METU – Psychology (1989 – 1996) (ODTU Psikoloji Bolumu); Ankara University – Theatre (1996 – 2001) (Ankara Universitesi Tiyatro Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Arzugamze Management
Spouse:
Biography: Burak Tamdogan was born in 1971 in Ankara. He graduated from METU but decided to change his career. He then studied theatre at Ankara University. He took part in various tv projects, theatre plays, as well as he directed some theatre plays. Burak Tamdoğan is also professionally gives trainings about screenwriting and theatre play writing.

Burak Tamdogan Tv Series / Movies
1993 – Mrs. Ferhunde (Ferhunde Hanımlar)
2000 – Our House’s Events (Bizim Evin Halleri)
2005 – 5th Dimension (Besinci Boyut) (as Adnan)

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Gurkan Uygun

Gurkan Uygun - Actor

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Name: Gurkan Uygun
Birthdate: May 27, 1974
Birthplace: Sakarya, Turkey
Height: 180 cm
Eye Color: Dark Green
Hair Color: Black
Education: Istanbul University State Conservatory (Istanbul Universitesi Devlet Konservatuari)
Spouse: Sebnem Uygun (m. 2008-present)
Children: Mihriban Balim Uygun, Ates Uygun
Biography: Gurkan Uygun was born in Izmit Yarimca as a son of a worker father. His family is of Georgian descent. Gurkan Uygun moved to Istanbul in 1993 after graduating from high school. He was interested in theatre while he was going to high school. He took theatre lessons at Dormen Theatre. He took part in various theatre plays at Dormen Theatre for 7 years. Gurkan Uygun became very popular with his role as Memati at popular Turkish Drama Valley of Wolves (Kurtlar Vadisi). He took part in Valley of Wolves (Kurtlar Vadisi) for almost 10 years.

Gurkan Uygun Tv Series / Movies
1995 – Taxi Station (Cicek Taksi) (as Hidir)
1996 – Sweet Madmen (Tatli Kaciklar) (as Tolgahan)
1997 – Afife Jale (Movie)
1997 – Was that Supposed to Happen (Boyle mi Olacakti) (as Serkan)
1997 – Last Company (Son Kumpanya)
1999 – Crazy Heart (Deli Yurek) (as Cihan)

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Defne Kayalar

Defne Kayalar Turkish Actress

Profile
Name: Defne Kayalar
Birthdate: May 07, 1975
Height: 174 cm
Eye Color: Brown

Notable Works
2010 – Sharp Knife (Keskin Bicak)
2012 – Lightning Within the House (Eve Dusen Yildirim)
2013 – 20 Minutes (20 Dakika) (as Derin)
2013-2014 – Tide (Medcezir) (as Sedef)
2015 – Delibal (Movie)
2016 – This City Will Come After You (Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek) (as Nesrin)
2017 – Phi (Fi) (as Aylin)
2017 – Junction (Yol Ayrimi) (Movie)
2018 – The Deep (Dip) (as Sengul)

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A.K.A. The Legend (Adi Efsane)

A.K.A. The Legend - His Name is Legend (Adi Efsane) Tv Series Poster

Details:
Original Title: Adi Efsane
English Title: His Name is Legend
Also Known As: A.K.A. The Legend
Genre: Family, Romance
Episodes: 29
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: January 28, 2017 – August 29, 2017
Production Company: D Yapim
Director: Devrim Yalcin
Screen Writer: Tunus Tasci, Nazli Sunlu, Hilal Yildiz

Synopsis
Tarik (Erdal Besikcioglu) is a successful basketball player but gets injured while he is at the top of his career. He has to give up basketball. Later on, he loses everything that he has. After his lovely wife dies, Tarik tries to find peace in alcohol and ignores his two daughters: Melis (Almida Ada) and Zeynep (Leya Kirsan). Eventually, he loses the custody of his children.

Before Tarik loses his trust on the life, he finds a second chance out of pure coincidence. He gets an opportunity to win the custody of his children if he starts a stable life. Tarik finds a new job in a public school in a poor neighborhood and agrees to make a basketball team in a month. If he cannot manage to make his team ready for the basketball tournament within a month, he cannot keep his job. For this reason, Tarik tries to do his best to convince 4 students who seem to be promising at basketball: Hakan (Cem Yigit Uzumoglu), Fikret (Baran Bolukbasi), Ali (Kaan Sevi) and Sadik (Hakan Ummak). However, he needs to gain their trust first.

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Almila Ada

Almila Ada turkish actress

Profile
Name: Almila Ada
Birthdate: August 04, 1994
Height: 174 cm
Eye Color: Hazel

Notable Works
2014 The Day My Destiny Is Written (Kaderimin Yazildigi Gun)
2016 Hurt Flowers (Kirgin Cicekler)
2017 His Name is Legend (Adi Efsane) (as Melis)

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