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Lodestar (Coban Yildizi) Tv Series

Lodestar (Coban Yildizi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Coban Yildizi
English Title: Lodestar
Also Known As: Venus
Genre: Melodrama, Romance
Episodes: 17
Broadcast Network: Fox TV
Broadcast Period: March 2, 2017 – June 22, 2017
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Gul Oguz
Screen Writer: Gulizar Irmak

Synopsis
Zuhre (Selin Sekerci) is a young and beautiful girl who lives in Nigde (the city in the middle of Turkey). She is forced to get married to an old man and brought to Cappadoccia for her forced wedding.

Zuhre objects to this marriage and does not want to get married despite her father’s promise. On her way towards Cappadoccia, she manages to run away from her father and meets Seyit (Sukru Ozyildiz).

Seyit is a young man who lives in Cappadoccia and works as a stone master. He is honest, brave and devoted to moral values. He lives together with her grandparents, mother and sister. He tries to do his best to support his family after his father has left them for another woman and moved to Istanbul.

Seyit helps Zuhre even though he cannot understand why this young woman is stranded in the middle of an express road. While he is giving her a ride to the nearest bus station, they meet Zuhre’s father. Seyit cannot do anything to protect Zuhre and lets her go with her father.

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Gonul Tv Series (Hatirla Gonul)

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Original Title: Hatirla Gonul
English Title: Gonul
Also Known As: Remember Gonul
Genre: Melodrama, Thriller, Romance
Episodes: 13
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: October 11, 2015 – January 10, 2016
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Neslihan Yesilyurt
Screen Writer: Berkun Oya (Script advisor); Deniz Yesilgun, Esra Cetek,

Synopsis
Gonul (Gokce Bahadir) is a young woman who has been raised in an orphanage. She becomes a successful surgical nurse and lives by herself in a cozy house in Istanbul. She has been engaged with Tekin (Onur Saylak) who works at the same hospital as a successful brain surgeon and plans to get married to him soon.

Tekin comes from a wealthy family and has everything in this life except love. He tries to overcome his own traumatic past and for this reason, needs Gonul’s love and support. He seems to be perfect in every aspect but in fact, he has some physiological problems that he hides from everyone.

Gonul and Tekin start to make preparations for their wedding. Tekin’s father does not approve this marriage because he thinks that an orphan Gonul is not a proper bride for their wealthy and prestigious family. Despite his disapproval, Gonul and Tekin do not want to end their relationship and aim to be happy together.

While Gonul goes to her wedding dress rehearsal, Tekin’s ex-girlfriend appears all of a sudden and tells Gonul some disturbing secrets about Tekin. The ex-girlfriend tries to persuade Gonul to stay far away from Tekin and tries to explain that Tekin is a very dangerous man.

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Bride of Istanbul (Istanbullu Gelin)

Bride of Istanbul (Istanbullu Gelin) Tv Series

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Original Title: Istanbullu Gelin
English Title: Bride of Istanbul
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance
Episodes: 14+
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: March 3, 2017–
Production Company: O3 Media
Director: Zeynep Gunay Tan and Deniz Kolos
Screen Writer: Tesrik-i Mesai

Synopsis
Bride of Istanbul Turkish drama is based on a true story.

Faruk (Ozcan Deniz) is a rich, charismatic and successful businessman who lives in Bursa (a city located at the south of Istanbul). He is the eldest son of the wealthy Boran family that is well-known and respected all over Bursa. His mother Esma (Ipek Bilgin) has a dominant personality who wants to control everyone at the house. Esma not only controls the servants at the house but also wants to say the final word regarding the lives of her 4 sons: Faruk (Ozcan Deniz), Fikret (Salih Bademci), Osman (Guven Murat Akpinar), Murat (Berkay Hardal).

Faruk is strong enough to oppose his mother’s wishes when it is needed. Fikret, on the other hand, wants to please her mother all the time in order to win her approval. He is jealous of his brother Faruk who is the head of the family business for being the eldest and the most favorite son of the family. Osman, on the other hand, is very silent, introvert and fragile. He is keen on books and does not want to be involved in family business. Lastly, Murat is the youngest son of the family who is extrovert, womanizer and carefree.

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Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari)

Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters Tv Series (Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari)

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Original Title: Fazilet Hanim ve Kizlari
English Title: Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 13+
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: March 25, 2011–
Production Company: Avsar Film
Director: Murat Saracoglu
Screen Writer: Sirma Yanik

Synopsis
Fazilet Hanim (Nazan Kesal) has been dreaming to become rich throughout her life but never becomes successful and lives in a poor neighborhood. After her husband’s death, she becomes the head of the family and lives together with her two daughters, Hazan (Deniz Baysal) and Ece (Afra Saracoglu). Fazilet Hanim has raised her daughters with difficulty but never gives up her passion about a better life. She starts to use her younger daughter Ece and wants to make her an actresses or photomodel. In pursuit of this goal, she even does not care about her daughter’s education and takes her from one audition to another.

Hazan, on the other hand, does not approve her mother’s attitude and hides her beauty. She wears masculine clothes and works at the gym as a trainer. She blames her mother for the death of her father and never gets along with her mother since then. Hazan thinks that her mother Fazilet does not love her due to the fact that her mother had to say goodbye to her dreams after giving birth. For this reason, Hazan becomes stubborn, aggressive and firm towards her. She becomes the biggest obstable in front of Fazilet’s dreams and attacks her mother for using her little sister.

The life of Fazilet Hanim and her daughters changes drastically when they come across the wealthy and prestigious family of Egemen.

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My Destiny (Serce Sarayi)

My Destiny (Serce Sarayi) Turkish Tv Series

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Original Title: Serce Sarayi
English Title: My Destiny
Also Known As: The Palace of Serce
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 13
Broadcast Network: StarTv
Broadcast Period: March 5, 2015 – June 14, 2015
Production Company: Endemol
Director: Mesude Erarslan
Screen Writer: Arzu Mutlu Dastan, Mustafa Mutlu, Nuriye Bilici, Rodi Guven Yalcinkaya

Synopsis
Serce (Songul Oden) is a middle aged woman who lives in the poor neighborhood of Istanbul with her two sons and her sister. After her husband’s death in a car accident 2 years ago, Serce devotes her life to her children and sister. She still mourns for her dead husband and does not want to get married again even though there are many men who want to get married to her.

One day, Serce wants to help her best friend Aliye (Selen Ozturk) for chasing her husband. They suspect that Aliye’s husband has a love affair and for this reason, they secretly chase him. Eventually, they find out Aliye’s husband with another woman. However, the reality is not what it looks like! That woman, in fact, is the mistress of Serce’s husband.

Out of pure coincidence, Serce learns her husband’s betrayal. Her whole world turns upside down. She learns that her husband had a love affair with another woman before he died and had an illegitimate son from this love affair. This fact changes Serce’s life forever. Now, she does not want to be faithful toward her dead husband.

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Bitter Sweet Life (Hayat Bazen Tatlidir)

Bitter Sweet Life (Hayat Bazen Tatlidir) Turkish Tv Series

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Original Title: Hayat Bazen Tatlidir
English Title: Bitter Sweet Life
Also Known As:
Genre: School, Romance, Friendship
Episodes: 26
Broadcast Network: Star TV
Broadcast Period: October 16, 2016 – April 30, 2017
Production Company: Surec Film
Director: Hamdi Alkan
Screen Writer: Gani Mujde

Synopsis
Hayat (Birce Akalay) is a literature teacher at a top private school. She is so idealist that she cannot refrain from defending her own rights in every occasion. Due to this attitude, she does not have an easy life and often faces with different difficulties.

Hayat lives together with her little sister Gozde (Simay Barlas) who goes to the same high school where Hayat teaches. After their parents’ death, Hayat becomes both a mother and a father for her sister and tries to do her best to protect her sister from dangers. Sometimes, she becomes so authoritarian and for this reason; she is exposed to criticism by her sister.

Hayat’s job at a private high school makes it financially possible for her sister Gozde to attend the school as a student. They have a modest life whereas all the students at that private school have a wealthy life. Thus, Gozde sometimes finds it hard to keep pace with her classmates’ lifestyle.
One day, Hayat gets an urgent phone call saying Gozde is in danger at a party. She arrives at the given address just in time to stop her unconscious sister from being raped by a fellow student Koray (Anil Tetik). Koray is Gozde’s boyfriend who is attending to the same high school and at the same time, is the brother of an ex mafia leader Cerrah (Kanbolat Gorkem Arslan).

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Winter Sun (Kis Gunesi)

Winter Sun (Kis Gunesi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kis Gunesi
English Title: Winter Sun
Also Known As: Mentari di Musim Dingin; Aftabe Zemestani
Genre: Romance, Drama
Episodes: 18
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: February 23, 2016 – June 21, 2016
Production Company: Endemol Shine Turkiye
Director: Murat Onbul
Screen Writer: Ayca Mutlugil, Alev Toprakoglu, Erkan Ciplak, Hale Calap

Synopsis
Efe is only 7 years old when he sees his mother Leyla (Senay Gurler) with another man. He hides in his father’s car with a fear that his mother and his father would end their marriage. While everybody is looking for him, his father gets in the car and finds out Efe in anxiety.

Efe and his father find themselves in the middle of a big trap. In a car accident, Efe’s father is murdered and Efe becomes the only witness to the murder. The killers arrange for the little boy to meet the same fate as his father, but the hired assassin cannot go through with it and gives the child to his fisherman friend.

Efe loses his memory; he forgets his name and family. He is separated from his identical twin brother, Mete. His real family believes that both Efe and his father have died in the car accident. In fact, Efe starts to live together with his adopted father Ismail (Mehmet Esen), mother Fatma (Gamze Suner Atay) and sister Nadide. His new life becomes a lot different than his previous life.

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Leyla and Mecnun Tv Series

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Original Title: Leyla ile Mecnun
English Title: Leyla and Mecnun
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 104
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: February 9, 2011 – June 17, 2013
Production Company: EfLAtun Film
Director: Onur Unlu
Screen Writer: Burak Aksak

Synopsis
It is a surreal, absurdist comedy revolving around the poetic love story of Layla and Majnun.

Mecnun (Ali Atay) and Leyla (Ezgi Asaroglu) were born on the same day in the same hospital. Since there were not enough beds in the hospital, the two babies were put to the same bed. Seeing this absurd situation and inspired by the poetic love story of Layla and Majnun, the fathers decided to give the names of Leyla and Mecnun to their babies and agreed to make them marry 25 years later.

Destiny brings Mecnun and Leyla together as newborns and again years later.

Even though Mecnun has never seen Leyla for 25 years, he cannot persuade her father and goes to Leyla’s house in order to ask her hand in marriage. He finds this situation nonsense. However, Mecnun falls in love with Leyla at first sight and wants to get married to her no matter what.

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Elif (Tv Series)

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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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Heart Of The City (Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek)

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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: ATV
Broadcast Period: January 4, 2017 – June 14, 2017
Production Company: Ay Yapim
Director: Cagri Vila Lostuvali
Screen Writer: Ece Yorenc

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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