The Turkish TV drama tells the epic love between Akkiz (played by Ebru Sahin) and Gök Tegini Batuga (played by Edip Tepeli)
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Epic TV Drama “Destan” (Saga) Keeps Smashing Rating Numbers!

The popular Epic TV drama “Destan” (Saga) has been keeping turn upside down rating numbers in Turkey since its first episode. The successful series is only at the beginning of its broadcasting life. Yet, it has already gained great success. What’s more, it seems that this success tends to continue…

Akkiz (played by Ebru Sahin)
Akkiz (played by Ebru Sahin)

“Destan” (Saga) is going to be on the TV screen on December 14th (tomorrow) with the 4th episode. And the audience can watch the series every Tuesday on ATV, a private Turkish broadcaster. Today, we are going to analyze the reasons that lie behind this fast and growing and success. In the meantime, you can also check this article out to learn other details for the epic TV drama.

An Epic TV Drama Starring Ebru Şahin

On September 11, we had penned an elaborate article about Destan (Saga) series. The series, which is starring world-famous Turkish actress Ebru Sahin in the lead role, is an epic story from the 8th century.

Akkiz is a female fighter left her mark on Turkic people
Akkiz is a female fighter left her mark on Turkic people

What is the Story of Destan (Saga)?

The Turkish TV drama tells the epic love between Akkiz (played by Ebru Sahin), the legendary warrior mountain girl orphaned by Gök Khan Korkut Khan in the harsh steppes of Central Asia, and Gök Tegini Batuga (played by Edip Tepeli), who was orphaned by Korkut Khan in the Gök Palace during Gokturk Khaganate.

Destan (Saga) is starring world-famous Turkish actress Ebru Sahin
Destan (Saga) is starring world-famous Turkish actress Ebru Sahin

What Lies Behind This Success of the Epic TV Drama?

In the project, the talented actress Ebru Sahin, Selim Bayraktar, and Edip Tepeli play the leading roles. So, the series achieved success in ratings thanks to its strong production. The character of which famous name Ebru Şahin plays left her mark on the history of the Turkic people as a female fighter. As for the world-famous Turkish actress, she gained great acclamation for the character that she brought to life.

3 Leadership in a Row!

As we said in the beginning, the series broke all the rating records in the first 3 weeks that it left behind. In the first 3 weeks, the series took first place among other Turkish TV series and dramas.

Destan (Saga) has been keeping turn upside down rating numbers
Destan (Saga) has been keeping turn upside down rating numbers

What Do Ratings Say?

The message given by the rating rates was very clear and revealed the admiration of the series’ fan base. The new series mostly affected the audience with a lower level of education and income. However, it could not influence the more educated audience with a better income level.

The Filming Location of the Epic TV Drama

The assertive production Destan, starring the famous actress Ebru Sahin, was met with great interest not only in Turkey but also in many countries. The story of the series revolves around the 8th century.

For her role, Ebru Şahin learnt how to use a sword and ride a horse
For her role, Ebru Şahin learnt how to use a sword and ride a horse

As for the filming location of the series, the magnificent filming plateaus host the series and the scenes made a name for themselves.

Where Can I Watch the Series?

The broadcaster of the series was the Turkish state television TRT1 at the beginning. However, due to some conflicts between the production company and the channel, the parties canceled the agreement.

In the first 3 weeks, the series took first place among other Turkish TV series and dramas
In the first 3 weeks, the series took first place among other Turkish TV series and dramas

Then, the Turkish private broadcaster ATV became the official channel of Destan (Saga). And by clicking here, you can directly go to the official page of the TV drama.

Destan (Saga) on Social Media

The audiences are able to watch the series on ATV every Tuesday at 20.00. Furthermore, you can also follow the social media accounts of Destan (Saga) to be informed of the latest news about the series.

Turkish actress Ebru Şahin says it is one of the most important roles of her
Turkish actress Ebru Şahin says it is one of the most important roles of her

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