Many people from all around the world have abided by calls for “stay home” because of coronavirus. Therefore, they have been seeking for solutions against boredom. And there are some solutions step forward among many others, —such as movies, series, and books. In this respect, as do you know turkey team, we have prepared a list of some of the best Turkish dramas you must watch.
Coronavirus Effect on Quality Time at Home
Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic keeps oppressing the world from the beginning of 2020. Meanwhile, debates on social and physical distant keep going, too. One way or another, the Coronavirus epidemic is now in every single part of the world. And the worse, it keeps spreading at a rapid pace! Especially, since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a pandemic, worry has increased even more.
In these dark times, we must stand together and hope the best for humanity. Hopefully, the situation will get well soon. Until them, we once again repeat the motto “stay home”. Stay home and consider to watch the best Turkish dramas below!
The List of Best Turkish Dramas to Have Fun at Home
Be sure that the list below will well worth your time! You just sit back enjoy your time at home with the best Turkish TV series as much as possible!
11- İkinci Bahar (Second Spring)
İkinci Bahar (Second Spring) is a 1998 made Turkish TV drama in the genre of family, drama, comedy and comedy. The Turkish TV series is a nice and warm series that will make you laugh and cry. But moreover, it will more teach the importance of solidarity among the family members. So, the series truly deserves to take part in the list of best Turkish Dramas ever!
On the other hand, İkinci Bahar (Second Spring) brought together two of the most eminent Turkish players, —such as Türkan Şoray and Şener Şen.
10- Masum (Innocent)
Cevdet (Haluk Bilginer) is a retired commissioner. And his wife spends their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly, the sudden arrival of the terrible news from the little son destroys the order of the family.
Masum (Innocent) has not become as popular as Turkish sitcoms or romantic comedies, such as Early Bird. However, it is one of the most quality ones in the Turkish series’s history. Therefore, it deserves to be here, at the very in this list and we applaud the series as one of the best Turkish dramas ever.
9- İçeride (Insider)
When Sarp’s brother Umut disappears and he presumes that he is dead, his mother hangs herself onto his memory for dear life. Sarp blames himself for having lost him and he suffers from the loss. Just as Sarp is to graduate from the police academy he is assigned to infiltrate the mafia syndicate run by the mob boss, Celal. He believes by succeeding with his mission he will finally find peace in his mind and soul.
When getting further involved in Celal’s world, Sarp also finds himself developing deep feelings for the mob boss’s protégé, Melek. She was taking off the streets begging as a small child by Celal, alongside a little boy, Mert. Sarp eventually discovers that Mert is his long lost brother who in turn is embarking on his own mission for Celal. Suddenly the siblings reunited but not as two brothers but two opponents on the different side of the law. Will the brotherly love succeed to overcome all differences and heal wounded hearts?
8- Ezel (Ezel)
The series is a 2009 made phenomenon Turkish series. Best friends of Ömer and the woman he loved betrayed to Ömer Uçar (Kenan İmirzalıoğlu). And so, Ömer Uçar returns as Ezel to exact his vengeance. With its wonderful cast and extraordinary story, Ezel is one of the best TV series of all Turkish television history.
7- Kuzey Güney (North-South)
The duo is brothers, but they couldn’t be more different, both in character and also in their perception. Much like their names, they are north and south. The older brother Güney (Buğra Gülsoy) strives in school and is the general good boy. On the other hand, his younger brother Kuzey (Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ) is nothing like him. He is wild and unpredictable.
Despite their differences, the disparate brothers still fall in love with the same girl. The girl is Cemre, who has just moved into the neighbourhood. When Cemre and Güney get together, this devastated Kuzey. An unfortunate event leads to a car accident where a man dies. Even though Güney drove the car that causes the death of a man, Kuzey takes the blame on himself. And so, he went to prison for hit-and-run. After four years, he gained his freedom back and returned to his family.
6- Şahsiyet (Persona)
The series is a 12 episode-long Turkish internet series. According to some of the world’s most prestigious authorities, Şahsiyet — Persona is on the many world’s best TV shows. The story of the series revolves around an old man diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. And when he learns this, he decides to punish criminals in his own way.
Besides, Haluk Bilginer, the main character of the series, won the Best Performance by an Actor award on Monday at the 47th International Emmy Awards in New York for his performance in the TV series Sahsiyet (Persona).
5- Hakan: Muhafız (The Protector)
The series is the first Turkish Netflix original. The release date of the series is 14 December 20018. A young (Çağatay Ulusoy as Hakan) man discovers that he has special powers. Now it is necessary to learn to use these forces in order to protect the city and all humanity against the dark forces that want to destroy Istanbul. In this journey, there is no other choice but to act with his friends who will help him.
4- Hatırla Sevgili (Remember Beloved)
The prominent Turkish TV series is a 2006 made Turkish drama. The series is the first in the field of historic TV Turkish series. So, the series turned the ratings upside down during its releasing period. The Turkish drama is a love story at the end of the 1950s in Turkey, Istanbul. In the political era of Turkey in those years, two young people from opposite social classes fall in love. Their families don’t allow them to marry. Therefore, they face lots of obstacles for years. Love, anyways, will overcome all the obstacles one way or another. Meanwhile, the eminent Turkish actress Beren Saat made her first crushing debut with this series. Afterwards, she became one of the most popular Turkish actresses with her wonderful performance.
3- Atiye (The Gift)
Atiye – The Gift is the second Turkish original production of Netflix. So, the series began on 27 December 2019, just right before the beginning of the new year.
The main character, Beren Saat acted as Atiye, is a painter, and she is free and quite commanding. She has always been drawing the same symbol since she was a child. Although she’s curious, she didn’t poke the situation. She lives the kind of life many people can’t even dream of. For instance, she has a rich and handsome lover, an insect but fun sister and a father who is fond of his daughter. The only pointed corner of this family is Atiye’s mother, but Atiye somehow learned to deal with it.
2- Leyla ile Mecnun (Leyla and Mecnun)
The Turkish series is a Turkish television comedy series set in Istanbul. The series is a surreal and absurd comedy that revolves around the fictional love story between Leyla and Mecnun (Ali Atay). This 103-episode-long Turkish absurd comedy will make you laugh and ease your yearning for the sunny-windy days.
1- Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara Polisiyesi (Behzat Ç.: An Ankara Policeman)
Here is probably the best TV dramas ever on Turkish televisions. The story of the series rec-revolves around a personally troubled, officially discredited police chief. And with him, we also watch his inharmonious police team in Ankara Police Force. The show usually focuses on murders and other crimes that happen on a weekly basis. However, the undertone of the story leads to an eventual duel between Behzat Ç. and the rotten department officials and bureaucrats.
The genre of the series is crime, drama, mystery and thriller. And so the main character “Behzat Ç.”, of whom we have never been able to manage to learn his surname, is the most unforgettable character of Turkish TV history.