Turkish TV drama Cam Tavanlar (Glass Ceiling) is an exciting summer series with its unusual narration
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TV Drama Cam Tavanlar Will Make You Think About Working Women

Turkish TV drama Cam Tavanlar is very likely to leave its mark on the summer screens. So, “Cam Tavanlar” is the Turkish version of the sociological term “Glass Ceiling”. Therefore, as the term refers, the series is going to focus on women’s inequality in social and working life.

Kubilay Aka (as Cem) and Bensu Soral (as Leyla)
Kubilay Aka (as Cem) and Bensu Soral (as Leyla)

This summer show on TV, the TV drama Cam Tavanlar, also brings together the two shining names of the young generation. The beautiful Turkish actress Bensu Soral and the charming Turkish actor Kubilay Aka will offer a watching pleasure to all of us. And besides, the story will make us reconsider the gender roles in both social and working life.

TV Drama Cam Tavanlar

First of all, it is quite hard to define the genre of the series. We can both call it another cliche summer love story that develops between a rich man a poor woman. Yet, on the other hand, we can also call it a critical drama that narrates an invisible barrier that prevents a given demographic (typically applied to women) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy.*

Cem (played by Kubilay Aka) gets everything he wants as a young man who comes from a prestigious and a wealthy family
Cem (played by Kubilay Aka) gets everything he wants as a young man who comes from a prestigious and a wealthy family

So, for the first time, in a Turkish TV drama, we are going to witness that the metaphor Glass Ceiling is used.

What is the Story of Cam Tavanlar?

The romantic comedy brings together the famous actor and actress Kubilay Aka and Bensu Soral together. As far as we have seen the pictures so far, the two seem perfect together. Therefore, it is pretty obvious that they will make a great couple on Turkish television.

So, as for the story of the series, it is as follows… Leyla (played by Bensu Soral) is a business person with ideals. She is a hardworking woman who has risen through her own efforts in business life. Cem (played by Kubilay Aka), on the other hand, is the son of a prestigious family and he got everything he wanted without effort. Leyla’s dreams for years are shattered when she meets Cem, the son of a prestigious and wealthy family. Tension begins between Cem and Leyla. So, the real question is that who will be the winner of this battle between the two. But of course, the cliche part appears again: Cem and Leyla fall into the trap of love.

While these two have a battle in working life, they will also caught by a tricky love
While these two have a battle in working life, they will also be caught by a tricky love

Will Leyla hang on against Cem or somehow, sooner or later, will she give up fighting to get what she really deserves? This what we will be watching in this assertive TV drama.

Where and When Can I Watch Cam Tavanlar?

This another summer love story, Cam Tavanlar, is going to be released with its first episode on the 9th of June 2021. Every Wednesday at 20.00, the series is going to be aired on Show TV. So, set up your alarms for tomorrow as you will watch the first episode of the TV drama Cam Tavanlar.

Leyla (played by Bensu Soral) tries to break the glass ceiling to gain what she deserves
Leyla (played by Bensu Soral) tries to break the glass ceiling to gain what she deserves

Trivia

— Bengü Soral had a very successful performances İçerde (Inside), Tatlı Küçük Yalancılar (Sweet Little Liars), Organize İşler Sazan Sarmalı, Mest-i Aşk, Boynu Bükükler

As for Kubilay Aka, appeared in some of the popular projects such as Aşk 101 (Love 101), Çukur (The Pit), Vatanım Sensin, Aşk Bu Mu?.

— Aşk 101 (Love 101) was the 3rd Turkish original series on Netflix, which received so much critics from the Turkish government due to a gay character in it.

— Meriç Acemi wrote the screenplay of the series.

As for its production, Ojo Pictures takes on the job.

The director of the series, by the way, is the prominent Turkish director Fehmi Öztürk.

The Cast of Cam Tavanlar (Glass Ceilings)

In addition to the leading stars, Kubilay Aka and Bengü Soral, the series brings together such amazing names. Hatice Aslan, Utku Ateş, Ahmet Melih Yılmaz, Beril Kayar, Ayten Soykök, Mehmet Bilge Aslan, Şifanur Gül, Alper Kut, Aziz Caner İnan, Gizem Erdem, İsmail Karagöz, Şehnaz Bölen Taftalı, Ayhan Işık, Cevdet Arıcılar are those we need to mention here!

The TV drama Cam Tavanlar is valuable with regard to represent women's inequality in social and working life
The TV drama Cam Tavanlar is valuable with regard to representing women’s inequality in social and working life

Cam Tavanlar on Social Media

Below, you will find official social media accounts of this exciting TV series. Their followers have been steadily increasing, so take your place already to learn the latest news about the series.

Bonus for Those Who May Wonder: What is “Glass Ceiling” Really?

First of all, the glass ceiling is a metaphor. So, this metaphor represents an invisible barrier that prevents a given demographic (typically applied to women) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy. It was feminists who used this concept first. The political and sociological concept, mostly used in the US, also represents other minority groups, such as black people in the country or non-white people.

One Comment

  1. New to Turkish drama but I m in love with the Turkish culture, The men and women are so beautiful, Also the background of pictures of places of Turkey especially Istanbul. Thank you, viewing from Australia

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