The Tulip Age (Lale Devri)

The Tulip Age (Lale Devri) Turkish Tv Series

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Original Title: Lale Devri
English Title: The Tulip Age
Also Known As: Polje lala, Láska v Istanbule, Lale, Лале, لاله دوره, Сезони на любовта, Junoon Tere Pyar Ka, و حب في مهب الريح
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 135
Broadcast Network: Show TV, Fox TV
Broadcast Period: September 14, 2010 – February 8, 2014
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Kemal Uzun, Merve Girgin, Yasin Uslu
Screen Writer: Berfu Soner, Eylem Canbolat, Isil Sonmez Sarhan, Sema Ergenekon, Sebnem Citak

Synopsis
A wealthy Ilgaz family is a typical conservative Anatolian family which is very successful and at the peak of their business. The only son of Ilgaz family is Cinar (Tolgahan Sayisman) who is very handsome and successful. Cinar is very respectful to his mother Ikbal (Gul Onat) and his uncle Necip (Kenan Bal) who are stick to traditions and would do anything to keep the family together.

On the other hand, Taskiran family is a long-established,wealthy and modern family from Istanbul. After the death of the family patriarch, Taskiran family faces with bankruptcy. The mother of the family, Zumrut (Hatice Aslan) is an ambitious person and would do anything to keep her standards high. She has two girls Lale (Emina Sandal) and Yesim (Serenay Sarikaya).

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Tolgahan Sayisman

Tolgahan Sayisman Actor

Profile
Name: Tolgahan Sayisman
Birthdate: December 27, 1981
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 187 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Education: Dogus University Business Administration (Dogus Universitesi Isletme Bolumu)
Spouse: Almeda Abazi
Biography: Tolgahan Sayisman became the second ranking of 2002 Best Model Of Turkey (Kivanc Tatlitug became Best Model of Turkey in that competition). Tolgahan Sayisman became 2004 Manhunt Of Turkey and 2005 Manhunt International (the most handsome man of the World) among participants from 75 countries. He worked with various brands in Turkey and Europe. He took acting lessons at Ekol Drama Sanat Evi.

Notable Works
2006 – Captive Hearts (Esir Kalpler) (as Levent Ertekin)
2006 – Machos (Macolar) (as Tuncay)
2007 – Dicle (Dicle) (as Ferhat)
2007 – 2009 Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) (as Namik/Mustafa)
2007 – Hepsi (as Ali Kos)

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The Girl Named Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum – I Named Her Feriha)

The Girl Named Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum - I Named Her Feriha) Tv Series Poster

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Original Title: Adini Feriha Koydum
English Title: I Named Her Feriha
Also Known As: Fariha, أسميتها فريحة , Огледален свят, فریحہ , Djevojka imena Feriha, Feriha, Сила кохання Феріхи(Force of Feriha’s love), Фериха, Zvala se Feriha, El Secreto de Feriha, A Girl Named Feriha, The Girl Named Feriha
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 67
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: January 7, 2011 – June 29, 2012
Production Company: MED Yapim
Director: Merve Girgin, Baris Yos
Screen Writer: Melis Civelek, Sirma Yanik

The Girl Named Feriha Tv Series Synopsis:
Feriha (Hazal Kaya) is a clever and beautiful young girl who lives in a luxury neighbourhood but belongs to a poor family. Her father (Metin Cekmez) works as a maintenance guy in a big apartment block where the management provides them a small living place , at the grand floor of the building.

Feriha’s mother (Vahide Gordum) also helps her father through working as a cleaning lady in the same block. Feriha lives with her parents and her twin brother and sometimes helps her parents to do apartment chores. She collects the trashes, cleans the apartment stairs and carries out the orders of the residents.

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Cagatay Ulusoy

Cagatay Ulusoy Actor

Profile
Name: Cagatay Ulusoy
Birthdate: September 23, 1990
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 188 cm
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Education: Istanbul University Faculty of Forestry – Irrigation Systems (Istanbul Universitesi Orman Fakultesi Sulama Sistemleri Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Engin Aykanat Management
Spouse:
Biography: Cagatay Ulusoy became the Best Model of Turkey in 2010. At the same night of Best Model of Turkey competition, he accepted the job offer by the producer of Turkish tv series I Named Her Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum). If he did not get this job offer, he would go to France and worked as model instead of starting his acting career. In 2010, Cagatay Ulusoy started to study at Istanbul University but he had to freeze his registration due to changes in modeling and acting career. Cagatay Ulusoy took acting lessons at Academia 35 Bucuk in 2010. He made his debut with his role as Emir in popular Turkish drama I Named Her Feriha (Adini Feriha Koydum). Cagatay Ulusoy became well-known with his role as Emir Sarrafoglu and started to take part in various successful tv projects after then. Between 2013 and 2015, Cagatay Ulusoy took part in another popular Turkish Drama Tide (Medcezir) together with Serenay Sarikaya. He became the lead character Yaman. After then, he took part in another successful Turkish drama Insider (Icerde) and became the lead character Sarp. In order to become successful in this role, he took martial arts and weapon training in the U.S. Cagatay Ulusoy also took part in various TV commercials. He became the face of Colin’s in 2016.

Cagatay Ulusoy Tv Series / Movies
2011 – 2012 (as Emir)
2011 – Anatolian eagles (Anadolu Kartallari) (as Ahmet Onur)
2012 – (as Demir)
2013 – 2014 (as Yaman Koper)
2015 – Delibal (as Baris) (Movie)
2016 – (as Sarp Yilmaz)
2018 – The Protector (Hakan: Muhafiz) (as Hakan)

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Vahide Percin (Gordum)

Vahide Percin (Gordum) Turkish Actress

Profile
Name: Vahide Percin (Gordum)
Birthdate: June 13, 1965
Birthplace: Izmir, Turkey
Height: 178 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Education: 9 Eylul University State Conservatory-Theatre (9 Eylul Universitesi Devlet Konservatuari Tiyatro Bolumu)
Talent Agency:
Spouse: Altan Gordum (m. 1991 – 2013)
Children: Alize Gordum
Biography: Vahide Percin (Vahide Gordum) was born in 13 June 1965. Her parents migrated from Greece. Her father is a truck driver while her mother is a housewife. While she was young, she wanted to be actress but she thought that she would not be able to do acting due to the fact that she did not like coming to the forefront. That’s why, she studied graphics during high school and economics during university. However, she decided to follow her dreams and won 9 Eylul University State Conservatory. She got the biggest support from his teacher Ozdemir Nutku who bought the school books for her when Vahide Percin wanted to drop the school due to financial difficulties. While going to university, Vahide Percin got married to Altan Gordum and moved to Ankara after graduation. She also worked at Adana State Theatre. Vahide Percin became well-known with her role in popular Turkish drama An Istanbul Fairytale (Bir Istanbul Masali).

Vahide Percin (Gordum) Tv Series / Movies
2003 – (as Suzan Kozan)
2004 – Istanbul Tales (Anlat Istanbul) (as Hurrem) (Movie)
2005 – 2006 Thief and Police (Hirsiz Polis) (as Fulya)
2006 – Lock (Kilit) (as Isik) (Movie)
2006 – First Love (Ilk Ask) (as Nevin) (Movie)
2007 – 2008 (as Zeynep Egilmez)

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Hazal Kaya

Hazal Kaya - Turkish Actress

Profile
Name: Hazal Kaya
Birthdate: October 1, 1990
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 158 cm
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Education: Bilgi Universitesi Performing Arts (Bilgi Universitesi Sahne ve Gosteri Sanatlari Bolumu)
Talent Agency: Engin Aykanat Management
Spouse:
Biography: Hazal Kaya was born in October 1, 1990 in Istanbul and spent her childhood in Balat, Istanbul. She went to Gaziosmanpasa Primary and Secondary School and Hazal Kaya graduated from Istanbul Italian High School (Istanbul Italyan Lisesi). Her parents are both lawyers. When her parents got divorced in 1997, Hazal Kaya started to live together with her mother. Hazal Kaya interested in art since she was a little girl. She took lessons for violin when she was 4.5 years old, and ballet when she was 7 years old. While she was going to high school, Hazal Kaya took part in the theatre club at her school. While she was going to high school, she started her television career with a soft drink tv commercial. She became a guest actress at Turkish drama The Rookie Witch (Acemi Cadi) (episode 46) in 2006. Hazal Kaya became the main character at Turkish drama The Guardian Angel (Genco) when she was at the second year of high school in 2007. Hazal Kaya became very popular with her role Nihal Ziyagil at popular Turkish drama Forbidden Love (Aski Memnu). Her first movie is Calgi Cengi in 2011. Hazal Kaya knows Turkish (native), English, Italian, and Germany.

Hazal Kaya Tv Series / Movies
2006 – The Rookie Witch (Acemi Cadi) (as Pelin)
2006 – (as Berrin)
2006 – Secrets of Stones (Taslarin Sirri) (as Bengu)
2007 – 2008 The Guardian Angel (Genco) (as Ozge)

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Desperate Housewives (Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari)

umutsuz ev kadınları desperate housewives turkish tv series

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Original Title: Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari
English Title: Desperate Housewives
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 2+
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: October 2, 2011 –
Production Company: Med Yapim
Director:
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
This tv series is a Turkish version of Desperate Housewives. Elif is a good mother who devoted herself to her four children and could not go back to her job again. Emel is a beautiful widow who makes a living through her death husband’s salary and now searches for a new love. Nermin is a picky and difficult woman who unknowingly destroys her family relations. Yasemin is a clumsy woman who got divorced from her unfaithful husband and now lives her daughter. Zelis is a former beauty queen who got married with her first boyfriend and still wants to remain attractive and beautiful. The faith brings these five housewives together.

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