The funny thing about Turkish dramas is, that they were popular with our parents’ generation, AND our nanis and daadis, and now – they’re making a comeback with the Millenials!
Are you tired of watching Pakistani dramas? Oh well, even if you’re perfectly happy with Meray Paas Tum Ho, Alif, Ehd-e-Wafa … to name a few, there’s no harm in venturing to the other side, variety is the spice of life after all!
So here’s our list of Top 5 Turkish drama and why they made it to our watch list!
1. Ask-i Memnu (Forbidden Love) 4/5
A tale of forbidden love that will keep you hooked till the last episode. The story revolves around a secret affair and how that creates the impact on the family. Great actors and a good, interesting story line. Watch promo here.
2. Siyah Beyaz Ask (Black & White Love) 4/5
Story of a doctor and a killer, how the two opposites survive their story together. Short series but a really good one! Great actors. Watch promo here.
3. Ask Laftan Anlamaz 3/5
For those looking for some light comedy, this one’s up your alley! This show does not require your emotional strength. But it’s a fun watch! Catch the promo here.
4. Kalp Atisi 4/5
Shows the side of personal lives of doctors and how they balance the hospital work plus their emotions. Catch promo here.
5. Muhtesem Yuzyil 3/5
A historical story about the Ottoman Empire and how a slave woman takes on a world ruled by men and becomes a Sultana. It also highlights the coming of age, and era of women. Watch promo here.
There you have it! Prime time just got better! P.S. some of the actors are positive eye candy and you’ll come back for future episodes!
Alizeh is currently studying and seeking a balance in life. She listens to music, (mostly Pakistani) and loves to watch dramas while sipping chai and coffee – a personal therapy tip. A lesser known fact about Alizeh? She is a die-hard WWE fan! She likes to write sometimes too, but she’s likely to be super moody. She hopes readers love what she writes!