Kösem Sultan another great historical character from Ottoman Dynasty will be on screens with her dramatic story.
The producers of legendary Turkish drama Magnificent Century has announced that their new project ‘Kösem Sultan’ will be on air in September 2015.
Who is Kösem Sultan?
Kösem Sultan (wikipedia) is another remarkable character from Ottoman Dynasty like Hürrem Sultan. Besides being a powerful women and ruling in the Sultanate of Women era Kösem Sultan means more than power and authority, she was definitely more intriguer than Hürrem Sultan.
She was a Bosnian girl and her name was Anastasia. She had been send as a gift to Ottoman Hareem like Hürrem Sultan and she managed to reach the top of the woman authority in Ottoman palace.
In order to make a clear comparison with Hürrem Sultan it will be enough to say that Hürrem Sultan had only one child on Sultanate but Kösem Sultan had 2 child and one grandchildern on Ottoman Sultanate and she was heavily influential on the Sultans.
Who will be playing Kösem Sultan?
After watching Meryem Uzerli‘s and Vahide Perçin’s great performance as Hürrem Sultan, producers were faced with a tough job to find a strong actress to handle such an important role. So they had a big shot and offered this role to Bensu Soral, Sibel Kekilli, Tuba Büyüküstün and Beren Saat. The producers finally agreed with Beren Saat and she was delighted with this role.
Beren Saat was away from screens for some time after the tv series İntikam. Kösem Sultan will be another peak of Beren Saat’s career after the epic drama Aşk-ı Memnu (Forbidden Love)
As you remember Magnificent Century hosted lots of famous actors and actresses, so it wont be surprising that we will watch lots of famous actors and actresses as well. First surprise is Hülya Avşar, a living legend, one of the sexiest women in modern Turkish television will be playing Safiye Sultan another strong figure in the Sultanate of Women era, and she succeeded by Kösem Sultan.
The series will be broadcasted on Star tv in this september.Ofifcial page: http://www.startv.com.tr/dizi/muhtesem-yuzyil-kosem
You may watch Kösem Sultan trialer below: