Cover of the Tursih series Winter Sun

Winter sun (Kıs Gunesi)

The audiovisual industry of Turkish series and soap operas has so many productions that it is difficult to be aware of all the novels that are released. And among so many series, some good ones can go unnoticed.

And this time we present a series that, at the time, did not enjoy much visibility. But, not for that reason, it is a series that you should not value watching. We are talking about “Winter Sun“, also known as “Hidden Identity” or “Kıs Gunesi” in the original language. Stay and read to find out everything you need to know about this Turkish novel.

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

Plot of the Turkish series Winter sun

The story of the Turkish series Winter sun revolves around Efe, who was a child who witnesses the death of his father at the hands of a hitman. The boy, who was destined to meet the same fate as his father, is given to a family to be raised when the hitman is unable to carry out the order to execute him.

Twenty years have passed and young Efe, who has become a fisherman, cannot remember anything of what happened.

On the other hand, Mete, his twin brother is in charge of the company left by his father at the same time he is married to Nisan, Efe’s childhood sweetheart.

When a new misfortune is unleashed, Efe will be dragged to make the decision to adopt Mete’s identity in order to bring justice to those who ruined his family.

This is how the story unfolds, which is set between 1996 and 2016.

Seasons and episodes of this TV Series

This series has 18 episodes aired in a single season, which in turn was broadcast from February 23 to June 21, 2016.


The series was directed by Murat Onbul. As for its cast, the cast is composed of mostly unknown actors and actresses, in the sense that they have not participated in big hits in the Turkish industry.

Perhaps one of the most prominent stars is Aslı Enver, the English actress known for participating in the series “Eternal Love” and “Babil”. In this novel, the actress plays Nisan.

The rest of the cast is arranged as follows:

  • Şükrü Özyıldız as Efe
  • Şenay Gürler as Leyla
  • Mahir Günşiray as Mazhar
  • Başak Parlak as Seda Akar
  • Hakan Boyav as Kadim Toprak
  • Çağdaş Onur Öztürk as Bora Bilgin

Where to watch in English the Turkish series Winter sun

The official broadcasting media in which the series was launched is the Turkish channel Show TV. But there are other media that also acquired the rights to the series, as is the case of Netflix, although currently, this TV series is no longer in the catalog of this platform. Another channel that acquired the rights was Telemundo, which broadcasted all the episodes of this soap opera.

You can also find the complete chapters in English on various online platforms such as the one shown below.

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