Kurt Seyit ve Şura

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Kurt Seyit ve Şura
Kurtseyitvesura-poster.jpg
Genre
Created byNermin Bezmen
Written byMelek Gençoğlu Ece Yörenç
Directed byHilal Saral
Starring
ComposerToygar Işıklı
Country of originTurkey
Original languageTurkish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21
Production
ProducerKerem Çatay
Production location
Running time90 minutes
Production companyAy Yapım
Release
Original networkStar TV
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original release4 March (2014-03-04) –
20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)

Kurt Seyit ve Şura[1] is Turkish television drama based on a novel of the same name in a series. (It is not a direct adaptation of Kurt Seyt ve Murka, which is the second novel in the series, nor of Shura, which is the third novel.[2]) It was broadcast on Star TV from 4 March to 20 November 2014 for two seasons and 22 episodes. Nermin Bezmen, the writer of the novel is the granddaughter of Kurt Seyit. The show "Kurt Seyit ve Sura" is based on a true story where a handsome army major falls in love with a Russian girl.[3]

This show re-aired on E extra in 2022

Plot[edit]

"Kurt Seyit ve Şura" is about the adventures of two people in love who are forced to leave their lives and family behind and escape to Istanbul during the Russian Revolution. The journey of Kurt Seyit Eminof (Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ), a handsome lieutenant from Crimea, and Şura (Farah Zeynep Abdullah), the beautiful daughter of a noble Russian family, tells their tale from the days of magnificence in Petrograd, to the Carpathian front line, from the riots to the revolution, from bucolic Alushta to occupied Istanbul, to Pera in the 1920s. It is the journey of their love.

Cast[edit]

Actress/Actor Character Description Season 1 Season 2
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Kurt Seyit "The Wolf" Eminof A young, handsome Turkish man from the southern coast of Crimea who is 1st Lieutenant of the elite Imperial Guard. Oldest of three sons to Mirza (Mehmet) and Zahide Eminof. Main
Farah Zeynep Abdullah Alexandra "Şura” Verjenskaya A young, beautiful Russian woman of noble birth from Kislovodsk in Southern Russia; youngest daughter to Julien Verjensky. Main
Ushan Çakır Celil Kamilof One of four of Seyit's closest friends, also fiancé to Tatiana (Tatya). Grew up as a young boy from Alushta and is like an adopted member of the Eminof family. In the second season, he has fallen in love with Güzide. Main
Birkan Sokullu Petro Borinsky One of four of Seyit's closest friends from boyhood. He is often competitive with Seyit, is also in love with Sura, and tries in many ways to separate them. Main
Eva Dedova Tatiana "Tatya” Tchoupilkina Renowned prima ballerina and fiancée to Celil. She dies while fleeing Alushta as it becomes overrun with Bolsheviks. Main
Aslı Orcan Barones Lola A former lover of Seyit's who turns to double-dealing in order to escape Russia. She works alongside and against Lieutenant Billy and Petro as well as the Turkish side. Main
Elçin Sangu Güzide A young woman living with her sister-in-law and sister-in-law's mother on land near the Eminof's estate in Alushta, who falls in love with Celil. She marries Ahmet Yahya before the second season despite loving Celil. Supporting Main
Cem Bender Lieutenant Billy A British soldier in occupied Istanbul who develops a deep hatred of Seyit and everyone who is closely connected to him. Main

Verjenskaya Family[edit]

Atay Gergin Julien Verjensky Proud father of daughters (from oldest to youngest) Valentina (Tina), Nina, and Alexandra (Şura). At the beginning of the series he has traveled to Petrograd (modern-day St. Petersburg) with his daughters, Tina and Şura, to have an unknown illness diagnosed and treated. Supporting
Seda Güven Valentina "Tina” Verjenskaya The oldest of Şura's two sisters, engaged to Konstantin. In Season Two, she is a widow and supports Şura alongside Petro in attempts to get her away from Seyit. Supporting Main
Tuğçe Karabacak Nina Verjenskaya The middle sister of the Verjenskayas. Supporting

Eminof Family[edit]

Şefika Tolun Zahide Eminofa Devoted Wife to Mirza (Mehmet) Eiminof and mother to Seyit, Mahmut, & Osman. Supporting
Serdar Gökhan Mirza Mehmet Eminof Husband of Zahide, father to Seyit, Mahmut, and Osman. Wealthy landowner and a former Colonel of the Tsar's Imperial Guard, he runs his estate and family with strict principles and a strong sense of honor. Supporting
Oral Özer Mahmut Eminof Seyit's younger brother, the middle son, married to Havva and with a young son named after his grandfather. Supporting
Barış Alpaykut Osman Eminof Seyit's youngest brother who is extremely devoted to his family. Supporting
Sümeyra Koç Havva Eminofa Wife of Mahmut, Seyit's younger brother, and mother to Mahmut's and her young son. At the beginning of the series, she is expecting their second child. Supporting

Friends of Seyit & Şura[edit]

Doğu Alpan Vlademir One of four of Seyit's closest friends. Supporting
Tolga Savacı Ahmet Yahya Owner of a hotel in Istanbul who, along with his extended family, befriends Seyit & Şura. Supporting
Osman Alkaş Ali Extended family of Ahmet Yahya who helps out at the Cheref hotel. Supporting
Sacide Taşaner Binnaz Extended family of Ahmet Yahya who helps out at the Cheref hotel, specifically in the kitchen. She arranges Güzide's and Yahya's marriage. Supporting
Melisa Aslı Pamuk Ayşe Extended family of Ahmet Yahya who helps out at the Cheref hotel, specifically in the kitchen. She is a widow who eventually remarries to Mürvet's brother. She is in love with Seyit despite him not reciprocating it and causes problems for Seyit and Şura as well as the rest of the house. Supporting
Fahriye Evcen Mürvet “Murka" A young Turkish woman who is reunited with her mother at the beginning of the season who eventually becomes Kurt Seyit Eminof's wife. Main
Demet Özdemir Alina "Alya” Sokolova A former young Russian woman of noble birth now working as a laundress in Istanbul after fleeing the revolution in Russia. Main
Zerrin Nişancı Maria Borinsky Petro's mother. Supporting
Selçuk Sazak Andrei Borinsky Petro's father, a wealthy businessman. Supporting
Zerrin Tekindor Nermin Bezmen and Emine Author being interviewed and performing intermittent voice-overs. Supporting

Episodes[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1134 March 2014 (2014-03-04)10 June 2014 (2014-06-10)
2823 September 2014 (2014-09-23)20 November 2014 (2014-11-20)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurt Seyit & Sura". Netflix. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "Shura".
  3. ^ Kurt Seyit ve Sura, Kivanç Tatlitug, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Caglar Ertugrul, 4 March 2014, retrieved 2017-09-21{{citation}}: CS1 maint: others (link)

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