27 Best Romantic Turkish Drama Series

Best Romantic Turkish Drama Series

When it comes to captivating storytelling and heartwarming romance, Turkish drama series have carved a special place in the hearts of audiences worldwide. From sweeping historical epics to modern love stories, Turkish television offers a diverse array of captivating narratives that will enchant viewers. In this article, we will explore some of the best romantic Turkish drama series that has captured the imagination of audiences, delving into their compelling plots, talented casts, and breathtaking backdrops that have made them a beloved choice for fans of romantic entertainment.

Whether you’re a seasoned fan of Turkish dramas or a newcomer eager to discover the allure of this genre, our curated list will guide you through the must-watch romantic series that have left an indelible mark on the small screen. Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Turkish romance as we shine a spotlight on the most captivating and emotionally resonant drama series perfect for a cozy night in.

Hercai (Inconstant Love)

Hercai (Inconstant Love) TV series Poster

Genre: Romance, Drama
Seasons: 3
Episodes: 69
Original Release: March 15, 2019 – June 22, 2021

Based on Hercai by Sümeyye Ezel, starring Akın Akınözü and Ebru Şahin, along with Gülçin Santırcıoğlu, Serhat Tutumluer, Oya Unustası and Ahmet Tansu Taşanlar.

In the center of the story is the fate of a young man named Miran, whose parents died through the fault of a man who became his mortal enemy. In order to avenge their death, Miran decides on classic revenge: he seduces Reyyan to destroy the girl, thereby depriving his enemy of the only creature dear to him; his daughter.

Sen Çal Kapımı (Love Is in the Air)

Sen Çal Kapımı (Love Is in the Air) TV Series Poster

Genre: Romance, Comedy
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 52
Original Release: July 8, 2020 – September 8, 2021

Hande Erçel and Kerem Bürsin starrer Turkish TV series is one of the most popular rom-com Turkish drama series premiered on Fox on July 8, 2020, and concluded on September 8, 2021.

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 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.

Aşk Mantık İntikam (Love Logic Revenge)

Aşk Mantık İntikam (Love Logic Revenge) TV series

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Season: 1
Episodes: 42
Original Release: 18 June 2021 – 22 April 2022

Based on South Korean Cunning Single Lady, the series premiered on 18 June 2021, concluded on April 22, 2022, and stars Burcu Özberk, İlhan Şen, Burak Yörük, and Melisa Döngel.

The series follows a waitress Esra gets weary of life’s hardships and marries engineer Ozan to upgrade her standard of living, but when she experiences financial and moral difficulties in the marriage, she just has to end it. After the divorce, Ozan opens a software company and becomes very rich. And one day Esra starts to work in his company.

Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer; Earlybird)

Erkenci Kuş TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 51
Original Release: June 26, 2018 – August 6, 2019

Demet Özdemir and Can Yaman starrer romantic comedy-drama series Erkenci Kuş (Daydreamer; Earlybird) is one of the most watched romantic Turkish TV series globally.

Sanem is a young girl who hasn’t succeeded in landing a permanent job yet and chooses to work at her father’s grocery store in hopes of becoming a famous writer one day. When her parents give her a choice to either get a proper job or an arranged marriage, Sanem rushes to a job in the advertising agency where her sister works in. There her adventure with the two bosses, Jan, begins, starting a chain of events that ends up with her falling in love with Çan. But could she manage to get out of that hole of trouble she fell into with her heart still intact?

Cesur ve Güzel (Brave and Beautiful)

Cesur Ve Guzel TV Series (2016-2017) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Romance, Crime, Drama
Season: 1
Episodes: 32
Original Release: 10 November 2016 – 22 June 2017

If you wanna watch Turkish drama thrill with romance Cesur ve Güzel (Brave and Beautiful) is the best Turkish series for you. It was aired on Star TV on 10 November 2016. It stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Cesur Alemdaroğlu and Tuba Büyüküstün as Sühan Korludağ.

One day a handsome and mysterious man named Cesur falls like a bombshell into a quiet and peaceful town called Korludag. The moment he steps in he meets a beauty named Sühan. Their extraordinary meeting is followed by an irresistible attraction. But there’s something they both don’t know. Their dream of happiness will turn into an impossible love with the opposition of their families that have been long-time enemies.

Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Price of Passion)

Siyah Beyaz Aşk (Price of Passion) TV Series Poster

Genre: Romance, Drama, Action
Season: 1
Episodes: 32
Original Release: October 16, 2017 – May 28, 2018

Turkish romantic drama TV series starring İbrahim Çelikkol, Birce Akalay, Muhammet Uzuner, Arzu Gamze Kılınç, Ece Dizdar and Deniz Celiloğlu. It premiered on Kanal D on October 16, 2017, and concluded on May 28, 2018.

When Doctor Aslı decides to help out someone and sees something she shouldn’t have seen, she learns two things. One, she accidentally helped a mafia leader. Two, he wants to kill her. That drastically changes as Ferhat, the mafia leader finds out Aslı has a brother in the police department. Not wanting to make the situation worse Ferhat gives the doctor an ultimatum: Marry him and take his last name. Or die.

Dolunay (Full Moon)

Dolunay TV Series (2017) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 26
Original Release: July 4, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Ferit is a very successful, charming, and inscrutable businessman, with a shadow in his past and a present that consists only of work and extreme organization in both his private and professional life. Nazli is a girl from a humble family who shares her home with her younger sister and best friend, studies, and works to realize her dream of becoming a chef and to cover their living expenses. Ferit and Nazli cannot be more different. Their lives are two paths that should never have met and instead intertwine thanks to fate. Everything changes when Ferit’s sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident and leave their son an orphan. Ferit and Nazli will be forced to face hostility, overcome obstacles, dispel doubts, and clear up misunderstandings if they want to find a future together and form a family for themselves and Ferit’s orphaned nephew.

Ada Masali (Be My Sunshine)

Ada Masali TV Series (2021) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 25
Original Release: June 15, 2021

Rom-com Turkish drama series starring Ayça Aysin Turan, Alp Navruz, Nihan Büyükagaç, Ipek Tenolcay, Bülent Çolak, Bedia Ener, Rami Narin and directed by Ali Bilgin and Özgür Sevimli.

The paths of city businesswoman Haziran and Poyraz, a handsome and helpful young man, intersect on Swallow Island, and love arises from the disagreements between these two opposite characters.

Kalp Atisi (Heartbeat)

Kalp Atisi TV Series (2017-2018) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Drama, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 28
Original Release: June 30, 2017 – January 28, 2018

Eylul (Öykü Karayel) and Ali Asaf (Gökhan Alkan), who have caused significant changes in each other’s lives as teacher and student in the past, meet again as doctors in the same hospital years later.

Her Yerde Sen

Her Yerde Sen TV Series (2019) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 23
Original Release: June 14, 2019 – November 23, 2019

This is a production from the Turkish dizi world, gorgeously essaying a modern love story between Demir Erendil (played by the handsome Furkan Andic) and Selin Sever (played by the gorgeous Aybuke Pusat). These two independent, self-reliant, strong personalities end up housemates because of a fraudulent sale of the house by two well-meaning but air-headed sisters.

Gizli Sakli

Gizli Sakli TV Series Poster

Genre: Romance, Action, Drama
Season: 1
Episodes: 8
Original Release: June 8, 2022 – August 3, 2022

Naz (Sinem Ünsal) has just graduated from the police academy and lives with her mother and uncle, who are protective characters. In order to take down a mafia boss, the police force decides to utilize Naz and the insane police officer Pamir (Halit Özgür Sari) together for a secret mission.

Bay Yanlis (Mr. Wrong)

Bay Yanlis TV Series (2020) Cast & Crew, Storyline, Season, Episodes, Release Date, Trailer, Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 43
Original Release: June 26, 2020

Bay Yanlis (Mr. Wrong) is one of the most romantic Turkish dramas directed by Deniz Yorulmazer and stars Can Yaman, Özge Gürel, Gürgen Öz, Fatma Toptas, Sarp Can Köroglu, Cemre Gümeli, and Serkay Tütüncü.

Özgür is a very wealthy restaurant owner who lives a sloppy but happy-go-lucky life, and does not believe in love. Ezgi is now tired of wrong relationships and is determined to have a proper relationship and get married. Seeing that Ezgi is not successful in the relationship matters, Özgür begins to mentor her about relationships.

Gülcemal

Gülcemal TV Series Poster

Genre: Drama, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 39
Original Release: April 6, 2023 – February 8, 2024

Directed by Merve Çolak and Yusuf Pirhasan romantic drama romantic drama series Gülcemal starring Murat Ünalmis as Gülcemal and Melis Sezen as Deva in tutor roles.

Abandoned by his mother as a boy. A man years later vows to get revenge on the mom and her new family all while unknowingly falling in love with her adopted daughter.

Adim Farah (My name is Farah)

Adim Farah (My name is Farah) TV Series Poster

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Comedy
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 27
Original Release: March 1, 2023 – 30 December 2023

Directed by Recai Karagöz and written by Deniz Dargı, Cem Görgeç, and Cenk Boğatur. The show is adapted from the 2017 Argentine TV series La Chica que Limpia. which is also known as The Cleaning Lady. The lead roles are portrayed by Demet Özdemir and Engin Akyürek.

The series centers around Farah (Demet Özdemir), an Iranian woman who escapes her homeland to find solace in Istanbul. Working as a cleaning lady, she works tirelessly to fund her son’s vital medical treatment. However, her life takes an unexpected twist when she accidentally becomes a witness to a murder.

Sen Anlat Karadeniz (Tell Them, Black Sea)

Sen Anlat Karadeniz TV Series (2018) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Drama, Romance
Seasons: 3
Episodes: 64
Original Release: January 24, 2018 – November 13, 2019

Nefes (İrem Helvacıoğlu) was only 16 years old when she was sold to a rich abusive man, Vedat Sayar (Mehmet Ali Nuroğlu), under the name of “marriage”. Nefes had a tough life and had been locked up in the house, and tortured for 8 years long in Vedat’s mansion in Istanbul. In her 25th attempt, Nefes manages to escape from the “living hell” with her 7-year-old son, Yigit, who was a result of a rape. Her escape was a complete coincidence that happened during a visit to a small town, a cultural family from The Black Sea region. One of the sons, Tahir (Ulaş Tuna Astepe), who didn’t know Nefes and her son were hiding in his car trunk, discovers that when he arrives in his home country, Trabzon, which is 562 miles away. As a man born and raised in the Black Sea Region, Tahir is ready to give his life for any person treated unjustly. Tahir sacrifices himself to save Nefes and her son. While doing so, he faces many challenges including exposing himself and his family to the threat of Nefes’ kidnapper, who was also known as her abuser, Vedat, as well as the rejection of his family and his country from Nefes; as protecting a “married” woman with a child is considered “against traditions” in his hometown.

Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador’s Daughter)

Sefirin Kızı (The Ambassador's Daughter) TV-Series-Poster

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 52
Original Release: 16 December 2019 – 11 May 2021

Directed by Emre Kabakuşak, it consists of two seasons, the first of which aired on 16 December 2019 and concluded on 22 June 2020. The second season premiered on September 7, 2020, and concluded on May 11, 2021. The series originally starred Engin Akyürek and Neslihan Atagül in the lead roles, but Atagül announced on 18 January 2021 that she would depart from the series due to leaky gut syndrome and was replaced by Tuba Büyüküstün.

Sancar has always & Nare has always yearned for love. When they meet and fall in love as children, they know they are meant to be; they just have to wait to be old enough to marry. On the night of their wedding, a startling revelation by Nare forever changes their lives and puts their love on hold until the night of another wedding many years later.

Kiralık Aşk (Love For Rent)

Kiralık Aşk (Love For Rent) TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 69
Original Release: June 19, 2015 – January 20, 2017

Turkish romantic drama television series Kiralık Aşk (Love For Rent), starring Barış Arduç, Elçin Sangu, Salih Bademci, Sinem Öztürk, Nergis Kumbasar, and Levent Ülgen. It comprises two seasons, premiering on Star TV on June 19, 2015 with the final episode airing on January 20, 2017.

When Defne’s brother gets into debt and is held captive, Defne is forced to accept an offer in exchange for the money. She has to make Omer, a wealthy shoe designer who owns a company, fall in love with her and marry her.

Aşk Yeniden (In Love Again)

Aşk Yeniden (In Love Again) TV series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 59
Original Release: February 10, 2015 – June 14, 2016

Aşk Yeniden (In Love Again) is a Turkish romantic comedy-drama series starring Özge Özpirinçci and Buğra Gülsoy. It premiered on Fox from February 10, 2015, to June 14, 2016.

Zeynep, a girl from Istanbul, flies to the United States with her lover by whom she’s pregnant, running from her strict father. But when her lover tells her to get an abortion, she leaves him and returns to Turkey; on the flight back she meets Fatih, who is also returning from the US after a failed adventure. Then their story with each other begins.

Kiraz Mevsimi (Cherry Season)

Kiraz Mevsimi (Cherry Season) TV series Poster

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Season: 2
Episodes: 59
Original Release: 4 July 2014 – 28 November 2015

Kiraz Mevsimi (Cherry Season) is a Turkish rom-com drama series, starring Özge Gürel, Serkan Çayoğlu, Dağhan Külegeç, Nilperi Şahinkaya. The series was released in Turkish and also dubbed in Arabic in the Middle East on MBC 4, Urdu in Pakistan on ARY Zindagi, Indonesian in Indonesia on Trans TV, and Italian in Italy on Canale 5.

Öykü’s biggest dream was to become a successful stylist. She is living in the neighborhood with her mother and her little brother. She falls in love with her best friend Burcu’s brother Mete. But Mete has never looked at her twice. One day, Mete falls in love with her friend Seyma. And then Öykü gives up on Mete. Öykü meets Mete’s partner Ayaz coincidentally. Ayaz is funny and handsome. Ayaz tries everything to be with Öykü.

Benim Tatli Yalanim (My Sweet Lie)

Benim Tatli Yalanim TV Series (2019) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 28
Original Release: June 13, 2019

Abandoned by his wife, Nejat (Furkan Palali) is lying to his daughter (Lavinya Ünlüer) not to be upset. But as Kayra grows, these lies become unbearable. Nejat, who is trapped in the corner, meets Suna (Asli Bekiroglu) unexpectedly when he thinks that it is the end of everything. With Suna’s entry into their lives, both Nejat and Kayra’s world is completely changed.

Kara Sevda (Endless Love)

Endless Love (Kara Sevda) TV Series (2015) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 74
Original Release: 14 October 2015 – 21 June 2017

Rom-com Turkish drama series Kara Sevda (Endless Love) was broadcast on Star TV between 2015 and 2017. Directed by Hilal Saral, it stars Burak Özçivit, Neslihan Atagül, and Kaan Urgancıoğlu. The series has become a milestone in the international history of Turkish series, receiving the International Emmy Award for Best Telenovela in 2017, and becoming the first Turkish series to win the award.

It has become one of the most-watched Turkish series in the world, being broadcast in more than 110 countries with successful audiences, and has been translated into more than 50 languages. Kara Sevda’s YouTube channel accumulated almost 3 billion views, being one of the most viewed Turkish series on the platform.

A young woman is forced to give up her love life for the sake of her family. Five years later they finally meet again and are obviously still in love with each other. However, they can’t be together because she is now married to a psychopath who has no limits of what he might do. While he is married with a newborn daughter. It’s a love triangle with lots of drama and mystery.

Afili Aşk (Love Trap)

Afili Aşk (Love Trap) TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 38
Original Release: Jun 12, 2019

Romantic comedy Turkish TV series directed by Serdar Gözelekli and stars Çağlar Ertuğrul and Burcu Özberk lead roles. The first episode of which was released on June 12, 2019. The series ended with its 38th episode, which was released on March 19, 2020.

Kerem, a charming but womanizing son of a prominent textile family, revives his family’s business with innovative ideas. Despite his success, he fails to earn his father’s approval due to his carefree lifestyle. Ayşe, a smart and kind worker at Kerem’s factory, is trapped in a joyless life controlled by her oppressive brothers. Her only escape plan, marrying her boyfriend Berk, falls apart when her brothers force her to marry a wealthy neighbor instead. Betrayed by her family and Berk, Ayşe decides to take control of her life for the first time, influenced by Kerem. Their lives become intertwined in a complex game of love and deceit, leading to unforeseen consequences neither can easily escape.

Aşk Laftan Anlamaz (Hayat)

Ask Laftan Anlamaz TV Series (2016) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Romantic, Comedy
Season: 1
Episodes: 31
Original Release: 15 June 2016 – 19 February 2017

Aşk Laftan Anlamaz (Hayat / Love Doesn’t Understand Words) is the most-watched Rom-com Turkish drama that ever existed. The series premiered on June 15, 2016. It stars Burak Deniz as Murat Sarsılmaz and Hande Erçel as Hayat Uzun. The series has aired in over 30 countries worldwide and has reached millions of views on YouTube.

Hayat is a town girl living in Istanbul with her two friends and is in search of a job. Her father warns her that she must either find a job or return to her hometown. Desperate for a job, she ends up at the Sarte textile company, where she’s hired, but only because she’s mistaken for Suna Pectas, the girl to whom the position was promised. Little does Hayat know that the head of Sarte is Murat, a man whom she despises. As time passes, things start to change and she finds herself in an unexpected situation, falling for Murat.

No: 309

No 309 TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 65
Original Release: 1 June 2016 – 25 October 2017

NCreated by Asli and Banu Zengin for Fox TV that premiered on 1 June 2016, and concluded on 25 October 2017. The series stars Demet Özdemir and Furkan Palalı.

Out of pure coincidence, Onur and Lale meet at the same place due to a blind date that is arranged by their mothers. And during the next morning, they find themselves in the same bed.

Ateşböceği (Firefly)

Ateşböceği (Firefly) TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 17
Original Release: June 29, 2017 – 25 October 2017

Baris is a very successful, attractive, divorce lawyer who feels far from love and also that nothing in life could ever surprise him again. Asli is a beautiful young girl who is full of life, intelligent, and entertaining, but must work as a taxi driver to help her family. They and her close friends call her Firefly.

Ya Çok Seversen (If You Love)

Ya Çok Seversen (If You Love) TV series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 17
Original Release: 6 July 2023 – 30 September 2023

Rom-com Turkish drama series Ya Çok Seversen (If You Love) directed by Ali Bilgin and Beste Sultan Kasapoğulları and written by Kübra Sülün. It stars Kerem Bürsin and Hafsanur Sancaktutan in the leading roles.

“Ya Çok Seversen” tells the story of Ateş, who was sent away to a boarding school at a young age after his mother’s death and never returned to his family home. He has spent his life independently abroad, lacking trust in anyone. On the other hand, Leyla has never known her real family and makes a living by deceiving people for money. The series explores their intersecting paths and the journey of love and trust that unfolds as they come together.

Çilek Kokusu (Strawberry Smell / Butterflies)

Cilek Kokusu TV Series (2015) Cast & Crew, Release Date, Story, Episodes, Review, Poster, Trailer

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 23
Original Release: June 24, 2015 – 27 November 2015

Demet Özdemir, Yusuf Çim, Ekin Mert Daymaz, Mahir Günşiray, Mine Tugay, Murat Başoğlu, and Laçin Ceylan starrer rom-com drama, based on the South Korean TV series The Heirs (2013). It was released on June 24, 2015, and concluded on 27 November 2015 with its 23rd episode

A hardworking girl and a reckless boy… Despite their major differences, fate on the other hand has other plans for them.

Tatlı İntikam (Sweet Revenge)

Tatlı İntikam (Sweet Revenge) TV Series Poster

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Season: 1
Episodes: 30
Original Release: March 26, 2016 – November 12, 2016

Convinced that her misfortunes in her love life are the karma brought to her by the way she behaved towards her college friend in the past, Pelin tries to get forgiveness from Sinan. Sinan, whose whole life was changed by Pelin decides to get his own sweet revenge on her.

Çalıkuşu (Lovebird)

Çalıkuşu (Lovebird) TV Series Poster

Based on the novel of the same name by Reşat Nuri Güntekin. It stars Fahriye Evcen, Burak Özçivit, Begüm Kütük Yaşaroğlu, Deniz Celiloğlu, Mehmet Özgür, Elif İskender, and Hande Soral.

Feride became orphaned as a child and is forced to attend a boarding school while also visiting her aunt during breaks and vacations. During this time she has fallen in love with her charming older cousin Kamran.

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