Top 6 best Turkish series of 2021, “Turkish productions had been on our radar for a long time. From the beginning, we fully trusted Fatmagül, an impressive story coupled with high-budget quality production and backed by undeniable international success. The results far exceeded expectations, ” he says Charo Calvo, head of serial product selection at Atresmedia. They were the ones who opened the ban on Turkish series in Spain and, years after the premiere of the series that started it all, this type of production dominate the national programming and generate a great stir in a large number of countries.
What do these titles have to hook the public so faithfully? “I love them all. What I like the most are their stories because they usually happen in real life, ” said Isidra, 66, in a report on Ep Updates. Of a generation completely is Cristina, 14 years old, also a fan of the series that comes from the Ottoman country. He loves them so that he can “get to know the culture of that country” and believes that it is “very easy to get hooked on them.”
Whatever the reason, Turkish series are living their golden age. And not by chance. Many years have passed since the premiere of Fatmagül and today its fictional companions continue to triumph, such as Infiel, an unmissable event for many viewers every Sunday on Antena 3. Telecinco also has its jewels, such as Love is in the air. Fiction has been the great revolution in recent years and last September it closed its broadcasts permanently, to the misfortune of its fans.
There is no one who, zapping between different television channels, has fallen into one of these Turkish soap operas and has not stayed to see what the story was about. Whether it is because they have a different style, because of their script twists, or because of their often tragic premises, the Turkish series has something that grabs us. During this year there have been good premieres and here is the result: we compile the 6 best Turkish series of 2021.
Netflix has left us one of the great Turkish series of the year and has done so by rushing into 2021. Club Istanbul premiered last November and soon became one of the productions with the highest number of viewing hours on the platform. ‘streaming’. Its success has made the company do not hesitate to confirm a second season, which will be released on January 6, just two months after its worldwide launch.
What he has hooked is a love story in the underworld of Istanbul during the 50s. Mathilda is a woman who has just been released from prison after serving a sentence. All she wants to do is regain the love of her daughter Rachel, but it won’t be easy, especially when she begins a love affair with an ill-advised partner.
Yargi aimed to be one of the series of the year and has more than succeeded. First of all, for escaping a bit from the usual style of Turkish series that we are so used to. Yardi is a courtroom drama in which the paths of Ilgaz and Ceylon cross to find the culprit of a murder. They are two highly successful lawyers but with a very different philosophies.
All of that is put aside when Ilgaz’s brother is charged with murder and requires Ceylin’s services. Starring Kaan Urgancıoğlu and Pınar Deniz – two actors who have attracted attention for their performance – is a great production to break with the romantic comedies and family dramas common in ‘dizi’, as these series are called. Behind the fiction is Ali Bilgin, the same as Stiletto Vendetta or Sühan: Vengeance and love.
Amor Lógica Venganza came sweeping from Turkey and has done the same when landing in Spain. In our country we can enjoy it thanks to Divinity and, if you have not yet given it a chance and you are a fan of romantic comedies, you will surely enjoy it. The reasons are many. To begin with, it was the summer premiere of the year, just like Love is in the air in 2020.
On the other hand, it has protagonists Burcu Özberk and Ilhan Şen, who do not stop wasting chemistry in front of the camera. Together with them work Melisa Döngel, from Love is in the air, and Burak Yörük, from 20 minutes, two faces that fans will surely know. Finally, the central axis is an impossible love story that hooks from minute one.
Kanunsuz Topraklar is the original title of Tierra Amarga , a series that landed last summer in our country by the hand of Antena 3 and that was news, among other reasons, because it dethroned Arturo Valls and his famous contest Now in ‘prime time’ I fall after ten years on the air. The series is considered a great product in its country of origin, with a team of more than 500 people working for several years to get it done.
Upon arrival in our country, Tierra Amarga already had a very good record, since it had triumphed in more than 30 countries. Set in the 70s, the Turkish series tells a love story, that of Züleyha and Yilmaz, marked by a tragic event that marks them for life and that forces them to leave their lives in Istanbul to go to Çukurova, where no one will. known.
Evil Hakkında Her Şey has not premiered in Spain, but it was released in Turkey last September 2021 and, according to Turkish television audience data, it has been a real success on its borders. There is no title in Spanish since it has not yet been released here nor does it seem that it has been acquired by any chain, but it could be translated as something like ‘All about marriage’.
Exploring this union of a couple from different perspectives, specifically from those of four women from the same family in very different stages of their respective marriages. The central protagonist of the story is Azra, a successful divorce lawyer who follows in the footsteps of her mother, Çolpa, who is about to retire.
Two seasons, 20 episodes. That is how long it takes the Turkish series Yesilçam, still undated or chain in Spain, to tell its story about the film industry in Turkey in the 60s. There it is considered a miniseries and was received with open arms from the time it was released. premiered last spring, since it had two interpreters as protagonists who they know very well there: Çagatay Ulusoy ( Feriha’s secret ) and Afra Saraçoglu ( Mrs. Fazilet ).
It tells the story of a producer during the golden years of Turkish cinema, Semih Ates, a handsome and ambitious young man who has everything to succeed but is betrayed by his partner and is forced to leave everything and start from scratch. With the need to produce a successful movie quickly, the protagonist meets a talented actress who changes his life in many ways. The series was a real success on the BluTV platform.
Premiered as Ada Masali: The tale of the island in our country, where it arrived last November, the series starring Seyit Alp Navruz and Ayça Ayşin Turan has not enjoyed a long history in its country of origin, so that, Although it continues to be broadcast here and has managed to captivate fans of this type of romantic story, it does not have much future ahead of it.
After the production of 25 episodes, the original chain of the series has put the finishing touch to the story. It tells the story of Haziran, a cosmopolitan, professional, and ambitious woman who accepts a job change that represents a major improvement. The bad? That the new position is on a remote island, which forces her to radically change her life. It doesn’t take long for her to meet Poyraz, a boy very different from her, but with whom an unbreakable bond emerges. Interestingly, as happened with the protagonists of Love is in the Air, the actors have confirmed that their love has crossed screens.