“Queen of the Night“, also known in its original language as “Gecenin Kraliçesi“, is a Turkish telenovela that, despite the fact that it has been premiered almost five years ago, is still quite unknown among the followers of Turkish productions.
This telenovela handles a conventional romance, that is to say, it presents us with a dramatic-romantic story just like the ones we are used to in most Turkish series. However, if you want to watch a telenovela that does not have many episodes and presents a good love triangle, then you should give Queen of the Night a chance.
Plot of Turkish series Gecenin Kralicesi
The plot of this Turkish drama revolves around Aziz, a Turkish millionaire who lives with his family in their sumptuous mansion in Istanbul. After the death of Saadet, Aziz’s wife, he devoted his whole life to the care of Esra, his daughter.
With them also lives Kartal, a young orphan who was raised as a son. He became Aziz’s right-hand man, his right-hand man and Esra’s husband. On the other side is Azizs son, Mert, who envies Kartal for the privileges he enjoys, which he is deprived of.
One day in France, Kartal meets a perfumer named Selin. They have a fleeting and passionate affair, but Kartal leaves her and continues his marriage to Esra.
However, years go by and one unexpected day, Selin crosses paths with Aziz, who will be attracted to the girl, feeling something special for the first time since the death of his wife.
Seasons and episodes
The series has a single season aired between January 12, 2016, and April 19, 2016. The season consists of 15 episodes that are between 120 and 150 minutes long each.
Queen of the night (So is its name in English), was directed by Yağmur Taylan and Durul Taylan, and written by Ozan Aksungur and Cüneyt Aysan. It should be mentioned that the cast and its production team are not very well known in the world of Turkish productions, except for Meryem, who had already participated in other famous series.
As for the cast, it is made up as follows:
- Meryem Uzerli as Selin Bulut.
- Murat Yıldırım as Kartal Sakallıoğlu
- Uğur Polat as Aziz Alkan
- Funda Eryiğit as Esra Alkan Sakallıoğlu
- Deniz Celiloğlu as Emre
- Selim Bayraktar as Hakan Taşçı
Where to watch Queen of the Night series in English
The official broadcasting channel of the series is Star TV. In addition, you can watch the series and all the full episodes in English on various online platforms such as the one shown below. Of course, the quality of the series may be far from the best, after all, it is always better to opt for original products.