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15 Best Romantic Turkish Drama Series

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Diana is a huge fan of Chinese, Korean, and Turkish culture, and she loves watching Turkish dramas.

If you're a fan of Turkish dramas, we have 15 of the best below!

If you're a fan of Turkish dramas, we have 15 of the best below!

Looking for the best romantic Turkish drama series? Here’s the list of the best, most popular ones! They are heart-touching, funny, sad, twisted, or soothing – they all are different, but each of them is super romantic!

15 Turkish Dramas You Should Watch Now

  1. Vatanim Sensin (59 episodes)
  2. Price of Passion (32 episodes)
  3. Calikusu (72 episodes)
  4. Kiralik Ask (69 episodes)
  5. Cesur Ve Güzel (32 episodes)
  6. You Knock on My Door (152 episodes)
  7. Be My Sunshine (25 episodes)
  8. The Magnificent Century (139 episodes)
  9. Love Logic Revenge (42 episodes)
  10. Muhteşem Yüzyıl: Kösem (Magnificent Century: Kosem) (60 episodes)
  11. Afili Ask (38 episodes)
  12. Last Summer (13 episodes)
  13. Fatmagul Sucu Ne (What is Fatmagul's Fault?) (80 episodes)
  14. İlk Ve Son (9 episodes)
  15. Bir Deli Rüzgar (6 episodes)
Bir Deli Rüzgar

Bir Deli Rüzgar

15. Bir Deli Rüzgar

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 6
  • Original Release: 2018

One of the best romantic Turkish drama series, Bir Deli Rüzgar focuses on the story of a young beautiful girl with musical talent. Although she doesn’t come from a wealthy family, she can’t stop dreaming about her dreams of performing on big scenes. She manages to achieve her goals, but her popularity lasts only ten years.

After that, she returns to harsh reality and starts working as a toilet cleaner in a night bar. There, she becomes friends with a young promising singer. She tries to warn her about all the mistakes she made: she sacrificed everything for the sake of her career but was left with nothing in the end.

Check out this Turkish series if you love stories about girls with dreams and goals, who chase after what they truly want no matter what.

İlk Ve Son

İlk Ve Son

14. İlk Ve Son

  • Genre: Drama
  • Episodes: 9
  • Original Release: 2021

The story of this Turkish drama series spans over 10 years. We are introduced to a young girl and boy in their mid-20s who experience a stormy love story. We dive into a journey of their memories and see their life from the moment of their marriage till the very end, the inevitable divorce.

If you are interested in the stories that resemble real life and real love, İlk Ve Son is your cup of tea. Here, you will see sincere acting, passionate love, and real-life dialogues.

Fatmagul Sucu Ne (What is Fatmagul's Fault?)

Fatmagul Sucu Ne (What is Fatmagul's Fault?)

13. Fatmagul Sucu Ne

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 80
  • Original Release: 2010–2012

This romantic Turkish series is based on the novel, so it’s a must-watch for all the readers! Watching it, you will see how love can turn into hate and how hate can turn into love.

It focuses on the story of Fatmagul, a girl from a small town whose life gets ruined after one incident. One night, she gets raped by three drunk guys. Letón, a friend of those guys, was also there that night but didn’t take any part in the incident. Even though he didn’t do anything then, he feels guilty.

The parents of the rich trio pressure Fatmagul to marry Kerim, which she does to save the honor of her family. Meanwhile, her childhood sweetheart cancels their engagement and wants to take revenge on her and her new fiancée. The story gets even more complicated when Kerim develops feelings for Fatmagul and stands with her against the rapists.

Last Summer

Last Summer

12. Last Summer

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 13
  • Original Release: 2021

Here’s a Turkish teen drama that will touch your heart! The actions take place in a beachside town, during summer vacations. A 16-year-old boy and his family go on vacation to a village where everyone knows them. There, he meets his childhood crush. Unfortunately, what could have been a love story, becomes true suffering.

Last Summer is one of the most-watched Turkish TV series. Moreover, it’s produced by Netflix. It will remind you of your old summers and will make you feel all the emotions! Watch it if you are in the mood for a series about first love, flirting, and a broken heart.

Afili Ask

Afili Ask

11. Afili Ask

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 38
  • Original Release: 2019–2020

This drama centers on a young girl who is forced to marry a popular, rich, and handsome guy. Afraid of her manipulative and stalking brothers on one side and forced marriage on the other, she decides to disappear from her neighborhood.

Afili Ask is a true gem, one of the most romantic dramas you will ever see. There’s so much jealousy, romance, and comedy! You will love how the leads are gradually falling in love with each other.

Muhteşem Yüzyıl Kösem (Magnificent Century: Kösem)

Muhteşem Yüzyıl Kösem (Magnificent Century: Kösem)

10. Magnificent Century: Kösem

  • Genre: Drama, History, Romance
  • Episodes: 60
  • Original Release: 2015–2017

Here’s one of the top historical Turkish drama series for those of you who love palace intrigues, politics, and harem stories. The storyline tells about Anastasia, an innocent Greek girl brought into the harem of Sultan Ahmed I as a slave. That’s when she changes her name to “Kosem,” which means leader.

The name suits her well, since she greatly influenced Ottoman politics for half a century. She ruled the Empire through her husband Sultan Ahmed I, her two sons, and her grandson. She was a regent of her sons and her grandson for at least half of the time when they reigned. You will see three different actresses acting as Kosem.

If you like stories based on the lives of real historical figures, this series is a must-watch for you! Magnificent Century: Kösem is about real stories and revolves around the true story of Kosem Sultan. Especially, you should watch it if you are looking for a Turkish drama similar to The Magnificent Century about Sultan Suleiman and his reign. A great choice for everyone who loves watching the stories of powerful women!

Love Logic Revenge

Love Logic Revenge

9. Love Logic Revenge

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 42
  • Original Release: 2021–2022

The female lead has never wanted to marry a man like her father, who left her family bankrupt because of his business failures. However, the story repeats itself. The girl marries a bright engineer who quits a stable government job to start his own business. After the bankruptcy of those businesses, she ends up working several jobs to get by somehow and, as a result, divorces her husband.

Years go by, and the bankrupt man gets rich and popular, while his ex-wife is still working several jobs. One day, they run into each other and the girl decides she wants to take her revenge. First, she will start working as an intern in his company, make him fall for her again, and dump him in the end! However, things don’t go as planned.

One of the best romantic Turkish drama series, Love Logic Revenge tells us an unusual revenge story (well, not actually that revenge, but there’s a lot of passion and hatred). If you want to start watching something very romantic and beautiful, give it a try!

The Magnificent Century (Roksolana)

The Magnificent Century (Roksolana)

8. The Magnificent Century

  • Genre: Biography, Drama, History
  • Episodes: 139
  • Original Release: 2011–2014

Here’s one of the best romantic Turkish drama series ever, especially perfect for those who love historicals. The Magnificent Century revolves around the story of Suleiman the Magnificent, who reigned the Ottoman Empire for the longest period. Also, it centers on his wife Hurrem Sultan, a slave girl from Ukraine, as well as Suleiman’s relatives and friends. Time goes by and soon, he doesn’t know who is a friend and who is a foe.

If you decide to watch this historical Turkish drama, you will dive into a real power struggle with a bunch of plotting and intrigues that will form the destiny of the whole empire. Also, it tells a lot about the era dubbed as Sultanate of Women, when mothers and wives of Sultans had a huge political influence.

You should watch it if you love action scenes, intrigues, love-hate stories, detailed costumes, and palaces.

Be My Sunshine

Be My Sunshine

7. Be My Sunshine

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 25
  • Original Release: 2021

Here’s a Turkish drama for those of you who love office romance! It tells the story of a city girl who used to live a fast-paced lifestyle and a simple man living his peaceful life in a small olive factory. Yet, their lives change drastically when they meet.

It happens so that the company the female lead works for sends her to a quiet island to find the territory for a new resort. That’s exactly where the company plans to build its resort. Despite their differences, the leads madly fall in life with each other, before they realize the situation. How will she make up for her mistake?

If you want to watch something exotic and different from what you usually watch and if you are tired of typical office romance series, think about watching Be My Sunshine. Also, it’s a great choice for those who want to watch something calm and soothing.

You Knock On My Door (Sen Çal Kapimi)

You Knock On My Door (Sen Çal Kapimi)

6. You Knock on My Door

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 52
  • Original Release: 2020–2021

Here’s a pretend relationship Turkish drama where the leads have to pretend to be engaged. The female lead is a talented florist dreaming of getting her degree. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned when the heir of some holding group cancels her scholarship.

Now, she is fueled by hatred and is determined to go only forward. Because of the series of events after which the leads end up handcuffed together, the media mistakenly think they are a couple. That’s when the male lead wants to use this mistake to get back at his ex-girlfriend for dumping him.

You should watch You Knock on My Door if you want to see passionate chemistry between the leads! Also, it’s another great Turkish drama series where we see a strong independent female lead.

Cesur Ve Güzel

Cesur Ve Güzel

5. Cesur Ve Güzel

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 32
  • Original Release: 2016–2017

The story centers on a man who plans to avenge the death of his father. He doesn’t know yet that he will deeply fall in love with the daughter of a man he thinks is a murderer of his father. Will he be able to give up on revenge for his beloved woman? And how will the female lead be able to be together with a man who wants the worst for her father?

It is a heart-touching romantic series with a deep and thoughtful storyline. Cesur Ve Güzel is your cup of tea if you like complex and intense revenge dramas. Here, each of the leads fights their demons and pushes away the ones they love because of their own reasons.

Kiralik Ask

Kiralik Ask

4. Kiralik Ask

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 69
  • Original Release: 2015–2017

This Turkish rom-com revolves around a poor girl who is forced to make a rich man fall in love with her. Because of her life obstacles, she has to make a wealthy shoe designer marry her. Her brother not only gets into debt but also is captured, while she is left together with her sister and grandmother with no money, and not being able to help.

If you want to watch a modern colorful Turkish drama, make sure to check out Kiralik Ask! It’s a great choice for anyone who loves family dramas, comedies, and happy endings. Each character has a great development throughout the whole series, so you won’t be disappointed.

Calikusu

Calikusu

3. Calikusu

  • Genre: Drama, History, Romance
  • Episodes: 72
  • Original Release: 2013–2014

Based on the classic Turkish book of the same name, Calikusu tells the story of an orphaned girl who starts living in a wealthy family of her loving uncle and aunt. The story shows her life in their home as well as in a boarding school she has to attend.

While visiting her uncle and aunt, she falls under the charms of her older cousin. Over time, their love grows to be mutual and strong. Be ready to see many youthful games and family squabbles!

This is one of those few dramas that leaves a lasting and lingering impact on you after finishing it. If you pay attention to beautiful richly detailed costumes, stunning sets, adorable music, and traditions, then make sure you don’t miss this series!

Price of Passion

Price of Passion

2. Price of Passion

  • Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 32
  • Original Release: 2017–2018

One of the best romantic Turkish drama series, it follows the story of a woman who devotes her life to helping others. She is a successful doctor and a really compassionate person but is also a strong woman who can handle herself (which is not often seen in dramas).

One day, she gets captured by a killer, is forced to marry him, and hence, enters a corrupted family. Despite the circumstances, she still shows compassion, but also knows how to act tough towards everyone toxic around her. Moreover, she tries to understand the complex behavior of her kidnapper and sees the pain hidden beneath his cruel exterior. Gradually, she develops deep feelings for him and starts longing for his love.

You should watch Price of Passion if you like the shows that play with your emotions! Also, you will fall in love with the series if you like strong and courageous female leads. Here, we see a female lead with such a well-built character, that we don’t want to stop watching the show! In general, all characters have a story and dept, so you will be hooked for sure!

Vatanim Sensin (Wounded Love)

Vatanim Sensin (Wounded Love)

1. Vatanim Sensin

  • Genre: Drama, History, Romance
  • Episodes: 59
  • Original Release: 2016–2018

Set during the period of the Turkish War for Independence (1919-1923), the drama tells the story of a family that is falling apart. Watching Vitanim Sensin, you will learn about an interesting time in Turkish history, when the Sultanate is abolished and Turkey becomes a nation. However, we also witness the tragic story of a hero and his family.

The male lead is General Cevdet, a true-life character, a Turkish soldier and spy who sneaks into the Greek military. The female lead is a female officer who forms a Turkish military community consisting of women and men. While her husband is absent, she is left with her three children and mother-in-law to fight the difficulties of the war period.

Vitanim Sensin is one of the best Turkish drama series. Don’t hesitate and watch it if you want to watch a beautiful story about love, war, treason, and the fight for survival. However, it’s not for you if you are looking for fascinating battle scenes. The series will please even the most demanding viewer—the acting, shocking twists, and the history behind the story is superb. Moreover, it will make you want to learn more about the history of this period!

Interesting fact: Halit Ergenc (male lead) is paired with his real-life wife (female lead) here! Their chemistry is wonderful.

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