The Most Popular Turkish Soap Operas

Olga Trędota 2020-08-20

Erkenci Kus

Comedy Drama Turkey 2018

Erkenci Kus

Comedy Drama Turkey 2018

1 season, 51 episodes

Sanem, a young girl with aspirations of becoming a writer, is forced by her parents to choose between an arranged marriage and finding a proper job. Rushing into a new job at an advertising company, she soon falls for her boss, Can.

Istanbullu Gelin

Drama Turkey 2017

Istanbullu Gelin

Drama Turkey 2017

  • Istanbullu Gelin
  • 5,5/10

3 seasons, 87 episodes

Faruk is the owner of a bus company and the leader of a powerful family in Bursa which is a metropol in Turkey. Faruk meets a violonist girl and falls in love with her. But the dominant mother of Faruk isn't happy with her son's relationship.

Ezel

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Turkey 2009

Ezel

Action & Adventure Crime Drama Turkey 2009

  • Ezel
  • 8,7/10

2 seasons, 71 episodes

Ömer, a young man returning from military service, is set up by his friends and fiancé and ends up in prison for ten years. He fakes his own death and manages to escape. He re-creates himself as ‘Ezel’, a high-end gambler who is outwardly a successful man, but inwardly driven by one thing - his determination to understand why the people he loved betrayed him, and take his revenge.

Çocuk

Drama Turkey 2019

Çocuk

Drama Turkey 2019

1 season, 18 episodes

Being the daughter of a prostitute mother, Akca gives up her motherhood in order to give her child a better future. The bride of a wealthy family, Sule promises to be a mother to Akca's baby for a lifetime. She looks at the baby she named Efe and raises him. Things change with the birth of Sule's own child.

Cennet

Drama 2017

Cennet

Drama 2017

1 season, 36 episodes

Cennet is abandoned at birth and raised by her grandmother. Despite facing financial constraints, the young woman becomes a brilliant architect. Time puts everything in its place. In an expected turn of events, Cennet comes back into the lives of her biological mother and her childhood love. Through a path of revenge and redemption, Cennet teaches an inspiring lesson to the two most meaningful people in her life.

Love and Punishment

Drama Turkey 2010

Love and Punishment

Drama Turkey 2010

2 seasons, 62 episodes

Aşk ve Ceza is a Turkish television drama series that aired in 2010-2011. Nunu Yeşilçay, Murat Yildirim and Feride Çetin starring, the series were shot in Van, Bodrum and Istanbul. In 2011, this series were broadcast also in Croatia in Nova TV. In Serbia, this series is airing from January 8, 2013 in 1PRVA. In Georgia TV Maestro started broadcasting this series on 15 April 2013.

Brave and Beautiful

Drama Turkey 2016

Brave and Beautiful

Drama Turkey 2016

1 season, 32 episodes

Tahsin is head of the Korludag family, his wealth and great influence in society makes him feared and respected by everyone. There isn’t a place or person in town that he does not control. Tahsin has two children; his son Korhan is a big disappointment to his father, but Sühan, his smart and beautiful daughter, he loves dearly. Korhan’s wife is without success trying to get pregnant. As she fears that Sühan will deliver an heir to the family fortune before herself, she tries to kill her sister-in-law. However, her evil plans are spoiled when a handsome stranger enters the story, saving Sühan's life, becoming her lover and taking his place as the son Tahsin always dreamt of. But what no one knows is that revenge runs in this stranger’s veins and it is no coincidence that he showed up when he did. Will his love for Sühan stop him going ahead with his plan to get vengeance on Tahsin or is it all part of his master plan…?

Kurt Seyit and Şura

Drama Family History Romance War Turkey 2014

Kurt Seyit and Şura

Drama Family History Romance War Turkey 2014

2 seasons, 21 episodes

A Turkish lieutenant and the daughter of Russian nobles fight for their love against forces of family and social expectation and historical events.

Siyah İnci

Drama Turkey 2017

Siyah İnci

Drama Turkey 2017

1 season, 20 episodes

Hazal, beautiful young girl is engajed with Kenan, handsome young fisherman. The day before their wedding, Hazal is forced to marry Vural, successful businessman who fall in love with her since the first time he saw her working on his birthday party as a waitress. Vurals first wife, Naz, was just alike Hazal, and thats the reason why Vural fell in love with her so much, since Naz died 2 years ago and now he finds a replacement of her in Hazal. The story is telling us about the love story between Kenan who thought Hazal dumped him just for money and higher society life and who became a successful businessman with the aim of avenging them , and Hazal who tries to forget all she has been through and the way Vural stole her dreams and youth, and of course Vural who is still waiting for Hazal to love him as much as she loves Kenan.

Fatmagul

Drama Turkey 2011

Fatmagul

Drama Turkey 2011

2 seasons, 119 episodes

Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? is a Turkish television drama series produced by Ay Yapım and broadcast on Kanal D. The series is based on Vedat Türkali's novel, Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne?, which was made into a film in 1986. The series is written by duo Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The soundtrack was done by Toygar Işıklı.

  • #rape

  • #court case

  • #rich family

Never Give Up

Drama Turkey 2015

Never Give Up

Drama Turkey 2015

2 seasons, 81 episodes

A beautiful and intense tv show about finding and holding on to love. Nur, a simple woman from countryside goes to Istanbul and finds what she expected the least; love.

Endless Love

Drama Turkey 2015

Endless Love

Drama Turkey 2015

  • Endless Love
  • 6,5/10

2 seasons, 159 episodes

Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that lives in one of the inner neighborhoods of the town. His hand to mouth world has pinned all hopes on him. The motive of this world is not high aims, it’s to make a living and survive. It’s Kemal’s last year in mine engineering. His dreams are restricted with the truth and he doesn’t believe in miracles. Especially in miracles like love. Kemal is soon tested with his disbelief and Nihan hops into his monotonous life. After that day Kemal’s world turns upside down and he loses control. Nihan is the girl from the glamorous part of the town. She’s distant to the values of her environment; she’s actually distant to her own world. Kemal and Nihan’s love is as distant as a poor guy and a rich girl. But their love ignores the distance between them and they somehow manage to stay together until the day that Kemal has to leave Istanbul to work in a mine. That day will be a crossroad for Kemal and Nihan, a moment of a tough decision.

Magnificent Century

Action & Adventure Drama Turkey 2011

Magnificent Century

Action & Adventure Drama Turkey 2011

  • Magnificent Century
  • 7,2/10

4 seasons, 139 episodes

Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.

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