Kurt Seyit ve Şura

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Kurt Basoor ve Şura
Created byNermin Bezmen
Written byMelek Gençoğlu Ece Yörenç
Directed byHilal Saral
Composer(s)Toygar Işıklı
Country of originTurkey
Original language(s)Turkish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21
Producer(s)Kerem Çatay
Production location(s)
Running time90 minutes
Production company(s)Ay Yapım
Original networkStar TV
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMarch 4 (2014-03-04) –
November 20, 2014 (2014-11-20)
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Kurt Seyit ve Şura[1] is Turkish television drama based on a series of novels of the same name. 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 March 4 to November 20, 2014 for two seasons and 22 episodes. Nermin Bezmen, the writer of the novel is the granddaughter of Kurt Seyit. The show, Seyit ve Sura is based on a true story where a handsome army major falls in love with a Russian girl.[3] This show has recently been aired on Netflix.[4]


Kurt Seyit ve Şura is about the adventures of two people in love who during WWI Russia are forced to leave their lives and family behind during the Russian Revolution and escape to Istanbul. The journey of Kurt Seyit Eminof (Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ), a 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 Alushta to occupied Istanbul, to Pera in the 1920s. It is the journey of their love.


Actress/Actor Character Description Season 1 Season 2
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Kurt Seyit "The Wolf" Eminof A young and handsome Turkish man from the southern coast of Crimea who is 1st Lieutenant of the elite Imperial Guard. Oldest of three sons to Mirza and Zahide Eminof. Main
Farah Zeynep Abdullah Alexandra "Şura” Verjenskaya A young 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 of Tatya. Grew up as a young boy from Alushta and was like an adopted member of the Eminof family. Main
Birkan Sokullu Petro Borinsky One of four of Seyit's closest friends.He holds a grudge against Seyit and comes to fall in love with Sura. He often comes between him and Sura. Main
Eva Dedova Tatiana "Tatya” Tchoupilkina Renowned prima ballerina and Fiancé to Ceilil. Main
Aslı Orcan Baronesa Lola A former lover of Seyit's, who becomes a rival to Şura. Main Cast
Elçin Sangu Güzide A young Turkish girl living on a neighbouring estate to the Eminof's from Alushta 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) Tina, Nina, and Şura. At the beginning of the series he has come to Petrograd (Mordern day St. Petersburg) with his daughters Tina and Şura to have an unknown illness treated and diagnosed. Supporting
Seda Güven Valentina "Tina” Verjenskaya Şura's oldest of her two siblings Supporting Main
Tuğçe Karabacak Nina Verjenskaya The younger of Şura's older two siblings Supporting

Eminof Family[edit]

Şefika Tolun Zahide Eminofa Devoted Wife to Mirza Eiminof and mother to Seyit, Mahmut, & Osman. Supporting
Serdar Gökhan Mirza Mehmet Eminof Husband of Zahide, father to Seyit, Mahmut, & Osman. Current wealthy landowner and also a former Colonel of the Tsar's Imperial Guard. Supporting
Oral Özer Mahmut Eminof Seyit's younger brother Supporting
Barış Alpaykut Osman Eminof Seyit's youngest brother Supporting
Sümeyra Koç Havva Eminofa Wife of Mahmut, Seyit's younger brother. Supporting

Friends of Seyit & Şura[edit]

Doğu Alpan Vladamir 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 befriend's Seyit & Şura. Supporting
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
Sacide Taşaner Binnaz Supporting
Fahriye Evcen Mürvet “Murka" Kurt Seyit Eminof's wife. Main
Zerrin Nişancı Maria Supporting
Osman Alkaş Ali Supporting
Selçuk Sazak Andrei Borinsky Petro's Father, a wealthy business man. Supporting
Zerrin Tekindor Nermin Bezmen and Emine Author being interviewed and performing intermittent voice-overs. Supporting


SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
113March 4, 2014 (2014-03-04)June 10, 2014 (2014-06-10)
28September 23, 2014 (2014-09-23)November 20, 2014 (2014-11-20)


  1. ^ "Kurt Seyit & Sura". Netflix. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.dogankitap.com.tr/kitap/Shura-2265
  3. ^ Kurt Seyit ve Sura, Kivanç Tatlitug, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Caglar Ertugrul, retrieved 2017-09-21CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ "Kurt Seyit & Sura | Netflix". www.netflix.com. Retrieved 2017-09-21.

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