Erkenci Kuş

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Erkenci Kuş
Erkenci Kuş poster.jpg
GenreRomantic comedy
Written by
  • Aslı Zengin
  • Banu Zengin Tak
  • Ayşe Kutlu
Directed byÇağrı Bayrak
ComposerCem Öget
Country of originTurkey
Original languageTurkish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes51
Executive producerFaruk Turgut
Production companyGold Film
DistributorGlobal Agency
Original networkStar TV
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original releaseJune 26, 2018 (2018-06-26) –
August 6, 2019 (2019-08-06)

Erkenci Kuş (English title: Daydreamer) is a Turkish television series that aired on Star TV from June 26, 2018 to August 6, 2019.[1][2] The series stars Demet Özdemir and Can Yaman.[3]


Sanem is a young woman who aspires to be a writer and live on the Galápagos Islands.[1] Despite working at her father's grocery store, she is forced by her parents to choose between an arranged marriage with her neighbor Muzaffer and finding a suitable job. Sanem lands a job at Fikri Harika, one of Turkey's leading advertising agencies, where Leyla, her sister, is an executive assistant. The owner of the advertising agency, Azizi, has two sons, Emre and Can. Emre wants to take over the company, but his father believes Can is a better fit for the job and he is appointed manager. Can has what his father wants for the company, but he prefers to take photos in remote locations. Upon learning of his father's health problems, Can eventually agrees to run the company. [3][2]Aziz also tells Can to find the spy in the company who is helping their rival, Aylin. Emre doesn't like the idea of his brother being the manager, and believes that he should have the position. Emre's plan is to make him fail, as well as becoming the spy himself. Sanem bumps into Can on a dark balcony at an opera party celebrating the company's 40th anniversary. Can thinks she is his girlfriend Polen, so he kisses her. Sanem realizes that she loves the stranger who kissed her, and gives him the codename Albatross, but hates Can, and Emre makes her believe that Can only wants to increase the value of the company so that it can be sold. Can soon falls in love with Sanem, and finds out that he kissed her that day at the opera, which begins the inevitable story of love.[4][5]


  • Demet Özdemir as Sanem Aydın: Intern and scriptwriter at Fikri Harika. She is Nihat and Mevkibe Aydın's daughter, Leyla's younger sister.
  • Can Yaman as Can Divit: General manager, director and head of Fikri Harika agency, Emre's elder brother, Aziz and Hüma's son
  • Özlem Tokaslan as Mevkibe Aydın: Sanem and Leyla's mother, Nihat Aydın's wife
  • Cihan Ercan as Muzaffer "Zebercet" Kaya: Fellow resident of the Aydın's community
  • Öznur Serçeler as Leyla Aydın: Finance assistant at the Fikri Harika agency. Nihat and Mevkibe Aydın's daughter, Sanem's elder sister.
  • Berat Yenilmez as Nihat Aydın: Mevkibe Aydın's husband, Sanem and Leyla's father
  • Birand Tunca as Emre Divit: Finance Manager of Fikri Harika agency, Can's younger brother, Aziz and Hüma's son.
  • Sevcan Yaşar as Aylin Yükselen: Ex-fiancé of Emre Divit
  • Anıl Çelik as Cengiz "Ceycey" Özdemir: Employee at Fikri Harika, Sanem's best friend
  • Tuğçe Kumral as Deren Keskin: Creative Director of Fikri Harika
  • Ceren Taşçı as Ayhan Işık: Sanem's best friend, younger sister of Osman Işık, fellow resident of the Aydın's community
  • Sibel Şişman as Güliz Yıldırım: Ex-Assistant of Aziz Divit, employee at Fikri Harika
  • Tuana Tunalı as Metin Avukat: One of Can's best friends, lawyer of Fikri Harika
  • Ali Yağcı as Osman Işık: Elder brother of Ayhan Işık, fellow resident of the Aydın's community
  • Tolga Bayraklı as Akif: One of Can's best friends, owner of a printing company
  • Asuman Çakır as Aysun Kaya: Fellow resident of Aydın's community, Muzaffer Kaya's mother
  • Oğuz Okul as Rıfat
  • Feri Baycu Güler as Melahat: Fellow residents of Aydın's community, owner of a salon
  • Ahmet Somers as Aziz Divit: Can and Emre's father, ex-head and general director/manager of Fikri Harika
  • Kimya Gökçe Aytaç as Polen: Can's ex-girlfriend, physicist in Europe
  • Ayşe Akın as Arzu Taş: Model
  • Baki Çiftçi as Levent Divit
  • Aslı Melisa Uzun as Gamze: Employee at Compass Sports, Can's university friend
  • İpek Tenolcay as Hüma Divit Erdamar: Can's and Emre's mother, Aziz Divit's ex-wife
  • Dilek Serbest as Ayça
  • Utku Ateş as Yiğit: Polen's brother, head of a writing and publishing company
  • Tufan Günaçan as Samet Hoca
  • Gamze Topuz as Ceyda: CEO of Compass Sports
  • Özgür Özberk as Enzo Fabri: Head of a perfume manufacturing company


  1. ^ a b "Yeni dizi Erkenci Kuş yakında başlıyor! İşte Erkenci Kuş'un konusu ve oyuncuları…". (in Turkish). 5 June 2018. Archived from the original on 1 June 2022. Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Erkenci Kuş final yapıyor". (in Turkish). 18 July 2019. Archived from the original on 1 June 2022. Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "TV's Top Leading Man 2019 Responds! Congratulations to Erkenci Kus Star Can Yaman". 3 September 2020. Archived from the original on 1 June 2022. Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Daydreamer - Global Agency". Archived from the original on 1 June 2022. Retrieved 2022-06-01.
  5. ^ "Daydreamer (Erkenci Kus) (Demet Ozdemir & Can Yaman)". Turkish Drama. 2018-11-05. Archived from the original on 2022-06-01. Retrieved 2022-06-01.

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