A Turkish TV Show Set in the Steppes of Anatolia: “Gönül Dağı” (Mountain of Hearts)

Gönül Dağı (“Mountain of Hearts”) is a 2020 Turkish TV show in the comedy-drama genre. The prominent Turkish director Yahya Samancı is sitting in the director’s seat. The Turkish TV drama premiered on TRT 1, a state-run Turkish broadcaster, on October 17, 2020. So, the Turkish TV series is based on the motives of Mustafa Çiftçi’s, who is a Turkish author, unpublished stories. As for the leading roles, the young and shining stars Berk Atan and Gülsim Ali İlhan share it. And anyhow, the two have been making one of the most successful and harmonious Turkish TV couples so far!

A wonderful invention of Taner with very limited resources to retrieve his childhood lover
A wonderful invention of Taner with very limited resources to retrieve his childhood lover

Let’s get to look at the new Turkish TV show much closer.

From the Introduction…

The Story of the Turkish TV Show: “Gönül Dağı”

An Anatolian tale in the steppe… Gönül Dağı (“Mountain of Hearts“) is the story of pale yellow soils, legends that have been voiced for years, and unforgettable loves… So, Gönül Dağı is the story of Anatolian children, who had big dreams in their little world. Gönül Dağı is the story of 3 cousins who pursue their dreams in the steppes and try to achieve the impossible despite all obstacles. Gönül Mountain, which was scripted by inspiration from the stories of Mustafa Çiftçi, the “pen of the Steppe”, which reflects the steppe and the people living in this geography to his works with a sincere language in all the stories he wrote, is a series that will lock onto the screens that will win the audience’s appreciation from the very first episode.

Gönül Dağı: An Anatolian Tale in Steppe
Gönül Dağı: An Anatolian Tale in Steppe

You’ll Go on an Outing While Watching the Turkish TV Show

The series, starring Berk Atan and Gülsüm Ali İlhan, tells the story of the friendly and affectionate Anatolian people living in a charming town in the middle of the steppe. It is the story of people who live their legends, traditions, values that have sunk into oblivion in cities. They feel their love with their heart while earning with their sweat. Furthermore, they struggle to survive for their hopes and dreams.

Dreaming of meeting his childhood sweetheart Dilek (played by Gülsim Ali İlhan) one day, Taner (played by Berk Atan) makes a great invention with his cousins. The people of Anatolia appear with their wedding parties, mourners, traditions, and all sincerity. Ornament of the steppe lands and the symbol of freedom, Yılki Horses also accompany this story.

So, they say that wherever the heart of a lover or an orphan is broken, a piece of stone will break from Gönül Mountain, no matter if it is small or big…

Dilek (played by Gülsim Ali İlhan) and Taner (played by Berk Atan)
Dilek (played by Gülsim Ali İlhan) and Taner (played by Berk Atan)

You will Love Gönül Dağı…

Gönül Mountain, which stretches its arms to the lovers who could not reunite with their loved ones with the stones they hurled. While watching, you will live, feel, be touched, and be connected with your heart…


Battling with limited resources, a wonderful invention made by Taner, who dreams of one day reuniting with his childhood love Dilek, and his two cousins pave the way for an unforgettable turn of events.

When did Gönül Dağı Start Broadcasting?

The series started broadcasting on October 17, 2020. As of last Saturday, the series took the stage with the 21st new episode.

Turkish TV show Gönül Dağı has a young and talented casting
Turkish TV show Gönül Dağı has a young and talented casting

Where and When Can I Watch the Turkish TV Show Gönül Dağı?

You can watch Gönül Dağı (Mountain of Hearts) every Saturday at 20.00 on TRT 1 channel, a state-run Turkish broadcaster.

Gönül Dağı 22nd episode’s trailer:

Gönül Dağı Turkish TV Show on Social Media

In the meantime, the series has been steadily growing its popularity on social media, as well. You may also want to take a look at its official social media accounts and join among the fans of the series. And Get the privilege to be the first who gets the latest information about the series.

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