Cover of the Turkish TV serie Seyit and Sura

Love at War (Kurt Seyit ve Sura)

We have seen Turkish TV series of romance, drama, comedy, crime and even thrillers. All kinds of series. However, in the world of Turkish television, it is not common to find novels based on real events, let alone historical series.

And precisely here we will present you a Turkish biographical, romantic, dramatic, and historical soap opera. We are talking about “Love at War”, known in its original language as “Kurt Seyit ve Sura”. Stick around to find out everything you need to know.

WATCH ALL FULL EPISODES: If you want to watch complete episodes in English, please see the end of the article.

Plot of the drama Love at War

The story of this Turkish TV series centers on Kurt Seyit Eminof, who is a prominent lieutenant in the army of Tsar Nicholas II, who himself is the last of the Romanov dynasty. Kurt was born in the Crimean peninsula and belongs to a Tatar family of Turkish origin, deeply traditional and practicing Islam.

During World War I, on one of his returns from the front, Lieutenant Kurt attends a ball in the city of St. Petersburg, where he meets Alexandra Verjenskaya, who is known as Sura. She is a member of a noble Russian family. When she appears before the high society at that ball, she will meet Kurt, and begin a romance that will run into many obstacles.

However, the uprising commanded by the Bolshevik party will force the couple to leave their native Russia for a place where they can finally be happy. In this way, Kurt and his beloved will arrive in the incredible Istanbul, a city that by then was occupied by the British.

But Seyit will not arrive there for vacation, since, being in Istanbul, he will begin to collaborate with the Russian resistance.

Cover of the Turkish TV serie  Seyit and Sura

Seasons and episodes of the series

The series “Kurt Seyit ve sura” has only 21 episodes aired in two seasons, which in turn aired from March 4, 2014 to November 20, 2014. Each episode is approximately 90 minutes long.

Cast of Kurt Seyit ve Sura

The soap opera was directed by Hilal Saral, and written by Melek Gençoğlu and Ece Yörenç. As for its cast, it features the participation of well-known Turkish TV celebrities, such as Demet Özdemir and Elçin Sangu, the former is famous for her role in “Dreaming Bird”, and Sangu is known for starring in “I Rent You My Love”.

Below, we introduce you to the cast of “Love at War”:

  • Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kurt Seyit Eminof.
  • Farah Zeynep Abdullah as Alexandra Verjenskaya
  • Fahriye Evcen as Mürvet
  • Birkan Sokullu as Petro Borinsky
  • Ushan Çakır as Celil Kamilof
  • Cem Bender as Billy

Where to watch in English the Turkish series Kurt Seyit ve Sura

The official broadcasting medium of the series Kurt Seyit ve Sura is the Turkish channel Star TV. Unfortunately, we have no news that this series is being broadcast in English on any television channel.

This series is also available on some online Internet platforms, where you can watch it in the English language. Here is an example:

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