Yasak Elma — “Forbidden Apple” TV Series: On Social Society and Other Things We Cannot Hide

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Yasak Elma – “Forbidden Apple” TV show is packed with passion, lies, and desires. Most likely other TV Series in Turkey, the drama aims to show the ties between people who belong to different social classes. The main purpose of the TV Series can be explained with these words;

Three things in life cannot be hidden “love, smoke and lack of money”. The social society and the events behind the business world are told.

Some of main characters of Forbidden Apple
Some of the main characters of Forbidden Apple

Original Title of Yasak Elma – Forbidden Apple: Both in Turkey And The World

There are some different titles for the TV Series that we mention in the article. Turkish original title is Altın Tepsi (Golden Tray), but the show is mostly known and described as Yasak Elma (Forbidden Apple). For the English title, Forbidden Fruit is used in Europe. But for the alternative and “world-wide” English title, Forbidden Apple is the one which is being used.

Halit Argun, played by Talat Bulut and Ender Argun played by Şevval Sam
Halit Argun, played by Talat Bulut and Ender Argun played by Şevval Sam

Story Line of Yasak Elma -Forbidden Apple- TV Show

The TV Series Yasak Elma – Forbidden Apple, with Talat Bulut and Şevval Sam at the leading roles, managed to attract the attention of the audience. Zeynep Yılmaz (played by Sevda Erginci) and Yıldız Yılmaz (played by Eda Ece) are two sisters who are very fond of each other but their dreams are completely different from each other. The life of Yıldız Yılmaz completely changes when she meets with the queen of high society: Ender Argun (played by Şevval Sam). Ender Argun (played by Şevval Sam) decides to use Yıldız to get rid of her husband Halit Argun (played by Talat Bulut) and offers Yıldız her life offer which will probably change her life.

Şevval Sam is on a concert.
Şevval Sam is at a concert.

Ender Argun (played by Şevval Sam) is the real equivalent of the definition of a socialite in the dictionary and she is the really a type of woman of society. At the top of her beauty, she succeeded as a secretary to a flirtatious, married and billionaire businessman like Halit Argun. With her energy, skill, hard work and femininity, she has achieved the life she had dreamed of for years by getting pregnant from him. She worshipped to money and power, just like an addiction.

Beyond her role in this tv series, Şevval Sam has already been a very famous celebrity character on Turkish televisions. In addition to her career as an actress, Şevval Sam is also a singer with a soft and bright sound. She is also the daughter of Leman Sam, who is a milestone for Turkish original and protest music.

Halit Argun, played by Talat Bulut
Halit Argun, played by Talat Bulut

Halit Argun (played by Talat Bulut), on the other hand, is one of the richest men of Turkey. He is a good, hard-working and respectable businessman. His one and only problem is to be a womanizer. He is deeply interested in youth and beauty. He has a habit to see a beautiful and well-groomed woman by his side. He is guaranteed that doesn’t give a penny to the women he is married to and that he even protects the jewels in his own safe. He can’t proceed with his life without women’s interest, he always wants to be loved and get attention from women.

Zeynep Yılmaz played by Sevda Erginci, and Yıldız Yılmaz played by Eda Ece
Zeynep Yılmaz played by Sevda Erginci, and Yıldız Yılmaz played by Eda Ece

While all those things happening in Yıldız’s life, the company where Zeynep Yılmaz (played by Sevda Erginci) works, is purchased by Alihan Taşdemir (played by Onur Tuna). Alihan is an extremely know-it-all, rich, and arrogant businessman. However, the contrast between Zeynep and Alihan expectedly turns into a very romantic interaction. But the thing which Zeynep doesn’t know that Alihan is the business partner of Halit Argun (played by Talat Bulut) and the brother of his second wife. Yıldız’s decision will affect not only herself but also Zeynep.

The arrogant businessman Alihan Taşdemir played by Onur Tuna
The arrogant businessman Alihan Taşdemir played by Onur Tuna

Ratings of yasak Elma –  Forbidden Apple Tv Show

The second season’s ratings of Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– is consistently between the rate of 6-7 points, which is an unignorable success. This success shows that the TV series deserved the confirmation of 3rd season. Yasak Elma -Forbidden Apple- has never decreased to under 5 ratings. Both FOX TV and its audience and producers support steady TV series.

Forbidden Apple Ratings 1, 2019
Forbidden Apple Ratings 1, 2019

Forbidden Apple Ratings 2, 2019
Forbidden Apple Ratings 2, 2019

Yasak Elma -Forbidden Apple- Set Under Fire Over Sexual Harrasment Claims!

Talat Bulut and Şevval Sam, two leading characters of Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– series, are blowing cold winds due to the claims of sexual harassment. According to the claims, Talat Bulut, the main character of the series acting as Halit Argun, harassed a 19-year-old Özge Ç., who was working at the set as a costume assistant. Although Talat Bulut has been declared innocent by the court, the tension in the set continues. Especially women have continuously been criticizing Talat Bulut despite the court’s decision. It is a high matter of concern on how the new season will keep taking!

Talat Bulut gives a speech on harassment claims on TV.
Talat Bulut gives a speech on harassment claims on TV.

When Did Forbidden Apple Start To Be Taken?

The first episode of Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– was aired on 19 March 2018, on Monday. Since then, the TV series has continued to increase its success day by day. The first season came to an end on 4 June 2018, and the 2nd season started on 10 September 2018 and ended on 27 May 2019, this year. So the highly anticipated question:

When Is The 3rd Season Going To Start?

Here is the good news! The 3rd season of Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– (has been taking by Med Production) was approved by Fox TV for now. However, it is not for sure now when the TV series is going to start. For the main confirmation, the script needs to be submitted to the Fox TV. But most presumably, the 3rd season will start either 9 or 16 September 2019.

Where Can I Watch Yasak Elma -Forbidden Apple TV Series

Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– is broadcasted by Fox TV on every Monday at 20:00 Istanbul Time (FoxTV/Yasak Elma). In addition to the official channel, you can also watch Yasak Elma -Forbidden Apple- in official Youtube page.

Yasak ElmaForbidden Apple– made its season finale with the 47th episode on 27 May 2019, and since then all audience of the series have been longing for the new season!

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