Original Title: Yabanci Damat
English Title: The Foreign Groom
Also Known As: Niko and Nazli, Al Gharib (Arabic), Borders of Love (English), Brak s chuzhdenec (Bulgarian), Ginere de import (Romania), Ta synora tis agapis (Greece)
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: November 12, 2004 – Juna 15, 2007
Production Company: Erler Film
Director: Yagmur Taylan, Durul Taylan
Screen Writer: Sulhi Dolek, Guliz Kucur
Nazli (Nehir Erdogan) is the daughter of a conservative Turkish father Kahraman (Erdal Ozyagcilar), who is a famous baklava maker in Gaziantep (city in the Eastern Turkey). She doesn’t want to marry her childhood friend Kadir (Engin Akyurek) and runs away from home and goes to Bodrum where she comes across Niko (Ozgur Cevik).
Niko is a good-looking young man who is the son of a wealthy Grek ship owner. Nazli and Niko fall in love at first sight but there is a big problem in front of their ways: Turks and Greeks do not get along well generally. In spite of this problem, they decide to get married. Niko comes to Gaziantep and meets with Nazli’s family and the comedy starts.
In the foreign groom (yabanci damat) tv series story, you will explore a love story of Nazli and Niko, two young people from socially different backgrounds while discovering both similaries and differences between Turks and Greeks? Will Nazli and Niko manage to handle the historical enmity between Turkey and Greece? Will their love overcome all the obstacles in front of their ways? Will their families eventually approve their marriage?
Nehir Erdogan as Nazli
Ozgur Cevik as Niko
Erdal Ozyagcilar as Kahraman
Sumru Yavrucuk as Feride
Ilker Aksum as Rusen
Binnur Kaya as Nazire
Arif Erkin Guzelbeyoglu as Memik
Engin Akyurek as Kadir
32. Golden Butterfly Awards (2004): Best Drama (Yabanci Damat)
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