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Best Turkish web series of all time

From Şahsiyet to Love is in the Air, here are some of the best Turkish web series of all time to watch on OTT.

Best Turkish web series of all time

Posters of a few Turkish web series. 

Last Updated: 09.41 PM, May 28, 2024

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Slowly and steadily, the Turkish web series and shows are gaining momentum in India and finding a dedicated audience. Recently, Turkish actress Hande Erçel made headlines in India after she came to the country for a FICCI event held in March 2024, further adding to the buzz around Turkish films and series. Want to watch some Turkish web series with English subtitles? Without further ado, we bring you some of the best Turkish web series of all time to watch on OTT now.

Turkish web series on OTT

Şahsiyet

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Starring Haluk Bilginer in the lead role, this famous Turkish series shows how an old couple battles challenges in life. The movie shows how Haluk as Agâh Beyoğlu struggles with Alzheimer’s disease while his near and dear ones die in peace. Notably, Haluk won the International Emmy Award for his performance in the series in 2019.

OTT platform: Apple TV+

IMDb rating: 9/10

Love is in the Air

Remember the time when Hande Erçel came to India for a FICCI event held in March 2024? Well, this 30-year-old actress featured in the famous series Love is in the Air alongside Kerem Bürsin. The story revolves around the life of Eda (Hande Ercel) who longs to become a landscape architect. Soon, she meets a rich man named Serkan (Kerem Bürsin) who changes her life forever.

OTT platform:  Amazon Prime Video

IMDb rating: 7.4/10

Ethos

Directed by Berkun Oya, this Turkish series features Öykü Karayel, Fatih Artman, Funda Eryiğit, Defne Kayalar, and Tülin Özen. This series shows how a group of people with different socio-economic backgrounds come together to highlight the diversity of Turkey. From a depressed playboy, a soap opera actress to a rape survivor, an ex-soldier and an intellectual, you will see them all.

OTT platform: Netflix

IMDb rating: 8.5/10

Love 101

Starring İpek Filiz Yazıcı, Mert Yazıcıoğlu, Kubilay Aka, and Alina Boz, this series shows the life of a Turkish woman named Işık (İpek Filiz Yazıcı) who tries to recall her past with the help of her family and friends.

OTT platform: Netflix

IMDb rating: 7.4/10

Midnight at the Pera Palace

Staying at a hotel as a tourist sounds normal. But what happens when the tourist, who is also a journalist by profession, discovers something unusual? The series stars Hazal Kaya, Tansu Biçer, Selahattin Paşalı and James Chalmers. Watch how journo Esra (Hazal Kaya) unearths an assassination plot.

OTT platform: Netflix

IMDb rating: 7/10

Erkenci Kuş

It is a simple love story with a magnetic charm. Sanem, an aspiring female writer, is hunting for a job, and failing which she would be forced to get married. To escape her parents’ pressure for marriage, she takes up an advertising job. With time, however, she falls in love with her boss. Actors Demet Özdemir and Can Yaman feature in the series.

OTT platform: MX Player

IMDb rating: 7.3/10

Atiye

Craving to watch a fantasy series? Then this one is for you. The series is an adaptation of the novel Dünyanın Uyanışı (The World's Awakening). Starring Beren Saat in the lead role, the series shows the life of an Istanbul painter, who sets out on a journey and discovers the secrets of an archaeological site and its connection to her past.

OTT platform: Netflix

IMDb rating: 7/10

Rise of Empires: Ottoman

A Turkish historical docudrama called Rise of Empires: Ottoman features Cem Yiğit Üzümoğlu, Tommaso Basili, and Daniel Nuță in key roles. Kelly McPherson wrote the script and Emre Sahin directed the show's six-episode first season. Netflix started offering it for streaming on January 24, 2020. It recounts the story of Constantinople's fall and discusses the Ottoman Empire and Mehmed the Conqueror. The second season, which debuted on December 29, 2022, also consists of six episodes and centers on the 1462 campaign in Wallachia (modern-day Romania) against Vlad the Impaler.

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

OTT Platform: Netflix

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