Turkish series have given us fascinating stories in recent years, especially those that respond to the romantic genre, a genre that the Turkish film industry has widely exploited.
A famous Turkish soap opera is “Aşk ve Ceza”, whose name in English is “Love and Punishment”, a series that at the time of its premiere caught everyone with its plot, being already today a classic of the Turkish film industry.
If you are a lover of Turkish soap operas, this is one of the ones you have to watch.
Plot of the Turkish series Love and Punishment
The storyline of the Turkish drama Love and Punishment focused on Yasemin, who works in an advertising agency and is about to get married. However, a week before her wedding she finds her fiancé named “Mehmet” in bed with her best friend.
For this reason, Yasemin is very hurt and decides to go to a bar and get drunk, it is there that she meets Savaş, a supposed waiter with whom she loses her virginity on a yacht. However, Yasemin regrets what happened and decides to leave and leaves Savas with a lot of questions.
On the other hand, Savas is not just anyone, he is a member of one of the richest families in the city, who after spending some time abroad, returned to Turkey to attend the marriage of his brother Kemaly and his fiancée Çiçek.
However, to everyone’s surprise, misfortune strikes the family and just after the wedding, his father and brother die in a traffic accident. The reason why Savaş becomes head of his family’s business and according to the traditions, he will have to marry his brother’s wife.
In this way, an interesting love drama that leaves no one indifferent will develop.
Seasons and episodes
The whole story of “Love and Punishment” unfolds in two seasons, during which 62 episodes were made, each lasting approximately 90 minutes. These 2 seasons ran from January 5, 2010 to June 27, 2011.
The seasons and episodes are distributed as follows:
- Season 1: 23 episodes.
- Season 2: 42 episodes.
- Murat Yıldırım as Yasemin Üstün
- Nurgül Yeşilçay as Yasemin
- Feride Çetin as Çiçek Moran
- Tomris İncer as Şahnur Baldar
- Nazan Kesal as Sevgi
- Gökçe Yanardağ as Nazan Baldar Noyan
- Sennur Kaya as Leyla
Where to watch online this series in English
The official broadcasting channel of this drama is ATV. 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.