Just like every country in the last few years, Turkish dramas are taking over the world. They are dubbed in English too as the other countries won’t understand their language. Some of their TV shows are widely appreciated. Although many of you might have not watched it but, I am sure that you might have seen their ads on social media. I have a list of 5 shows which are internationally famous. Let me know if you have watched any.
1. Ask Laftan Anlamaz (English Title: Love Doesn’t Understand Words)
The genre of this Turkish TV show is Romance and Comedy. It had only one season and had 31 episodes. The running duration of each episode is of 45 minutes. It was released on June 15, 2016, and ended on February 19, 2017.
Synopsis: Hayat joins a fashion company under a false identity, later on, she is drawn toward her boss Murat, who is attracted to her as well. Hayat has some secrets that could affect her career and her family.
IMDb rated it as: 7.5/10
2. Diriliş Ertuğrul (English Title: Resurrection Ertuğrul)
The genre of this Turkish TV show is Historical, Adventure and Action. It had five seasons and a total of 150 episodes. The running duration of each episode is of 45 minutes. It was released on December 10th, 2014, and ended on May 29th, 2019.
Synopsis: As the holy acrimonious crusades swept through the Middle East, nomad Turkish tribes fought their way into the new promised land. A young but brave warrior, Erutgrul Ghazi, the son of Suleiman Shah after the death of his father had to take charge of the situation in his tribe. From crusaders to Byzantine, Ertugrul together with his companions strived through the bad doers. A huge problem showed up on the horizon. The malicious Mongols with the maverick Noyan in charge threatened their camp.
Imdb rated it as 7.9/10
3. Muhteşem Yüzyıl (English Title: The Magnificent Century)
The genre of this Turkish TV show is Historical. It had a total of four seasons and a total of 139 episodes. The running duration of each episode is of 45 minutes. It was released on January 5, 2011, and ended on June 11, 2014.
Synopsis: This show is based on the life of the 10th Sultan of the Ottoman empire and Hurrem Sultan who was at first one of his many concubines and later on his legal wife. The series also focuses on the relationships between members of the imperial household.
IMDb rated it as: 6.7/10
4. Erkenci Kuş (English Title: DayDreamer)
The genre of this Turkish TV show is Romance, Family, Drama, and Comedy. It had only one season and 51 episodes. The running duration of each episode is of 45 minutes. It was released on June 26, 2018, and ended on August 6, 2019.
Synopsis: Sanem is a young woman who aspires to be a writer despite working at her father’s grocery store, she is forced by her parents to choose between an arranged marriage with her neighbor Muzaffer and finding a suitable job. Sanem lands a job at Fikri Harika, one of Turkey’s leading advertising agencies, where Leyla, her sister, is an executive assistant. She soon falls for her boss.
IMDb rated it as 7.3/10
5. Sen Çal Kapımı (English Title: You knock on My Door or Love is in the Air)
The genre of this Turkish TV show is Romantic, Comedy, and Drama. It has two seasons and a total of 52 episodes. The running duration of each episode is of 45 minutes. It was released on July 8, 2020, and ended on September 8, 2021.
Synopsis: Eda, who pins all her hopes on her education, confronts Serkan Bolat, who has cut off her international scholarship, which leaves her with a high school diploma only. Serkan offers Eda to give her scholarship back on the condition that she pretends to be his fiancée for two months. Although Eda initially rejects the offer out of hand, she sees herself compelled to accept it when conditions change overnight. While pretending to be engaged, Serkan and Eda embark on an insanely passionate yet challenging relationship that will make them forget all they know that is right. Love may be difficult, but that is why it is so amazing.
IMDb rated it as 7.1/10
I haven’t heard of any of these, but the show called Resurrection looks like it would be one I would watch!
Oh, cool! I’ll have to check these out. I love finding new foreign films and shows!
Exodus Public Adjusters says
I have never watched Turkish television or films. However, I’m always willing to try new things!
I haven’t heard of any of these, but as long as I can change the language to English (I’m so bad with captions), I am willing to watch them all!
They are internationally famous so you can find in your preferred language on torrent.
Ramil Hinolan says
I like feel-good tv show. I know I would love Ask Laftan Anlamaz.
Shows are a relaxing way to spend some time. I don’t do it often, but when I do, I always enjoy it.
Ntensibe Edgar says
Nnniiiccceeeee…I enjoy Turkish TV shows a lot. There’s a uniqueness to them that I never get tired of. From this list, I’d like to watch “Love Doesn’t Understand Words”.
I love these shows. I watched all of them and I highly recommend them to everyone. There’s a reason they’re famous shows, they’re great!
Renata - www.byemyself.com says
This is a very interesting post since I’ve never heard of these shows although they are arguably internationally famous. I’d love to watch them to polish my knowledge of Turkish, though 😉
Knycx Journeying says
Turkish tv is new to me but interestingly I am watching one on Netfilx now, Yakamoz S-245, because I am a fan of into the Night!
Are these available in English audio? Too lazy with subtitles but I admit they look great to watch
Yes on torrent.
Celebrate Woman Today says
What a great line-up of the series! I would like to watch any of them. Thank you for this great intro of the Turkish cinematography. International movies and series are an amazing journey!
Ramil Hinolan says
Better check these TV show on netflix. There are interesting stories.
Some are. Some aren’t. You can download them.
Patio Decoration says
I love watching international tv shows and movies. I’ve never watched Turkish ones. Do you think these are available on Netflix?
Some are available. Some you will find on torrent.
Fransic verso says
I don’t think I have seen these shows before but it look interesting. I will check them out and if I will like them enough to finish them haha.
I haven’t heard of these shows but I will check them out! I want to see a Turkish show!
Autumn Murray says
I am going to check these out. I love stepping outside the American box and experiencing other countries’ television shows and movies.
I have not heard nor I watched any of these. These shows looks good to watch. I will have yo check it out.
Wow! These look interesting. Hope they’d be available in my country too. I am interested with the Daydreamer.
Our Home Kong says
Ooo they look good! Love exploring new shows in other languages ! Are there any tv shows on Netflix in Turkish?
I don’t think I’ve ever seen of these! I”ll have to look them up.
Thanks for recommending these shows. I have some interesting things to watch. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for recommending these shows.
Thank you for the recommendations.