Kuzey Güney

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Kuzey Güney
Kuzey Güney poster.jpg
Written by
  • Ece Yörenç
  • Melek Gençoğlu
Directed by
  • Hilal Saral
  • Mehmet Ada Öztekin
  • Nezaket Çoşkun Sevinç
Country of origin Turkey
Original language(s) Turkish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 80
Executive producer(s) Kerem Çatay
Location(s) Istanbul, Turkey, Tbilisi, Georgia
Original network Kanal D
Original release September 7, 2011 (2011-09-07) – June 26, 2013 (2013-06-26)
Related shows Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
External links

Kuzey Güney is a Turkish television drama series. The scenarists are Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The series stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu, a tough and rebellious son of an Istanbul baker, who comes back from prison four years after he confesses to a crime his brother, Güney, (Buğra Gülsoy) committed.

The series was broadcast on channel Kanal D in Turkey and produced by Ay Yapım.[1][2] It premiered on September 7, 2011 and was among Turkey's four most popular TV shows, after Muhteşem Yüzyıl, Adını Feriha Koydum, Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki and Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? being the most successful one (which is also written by the creators of Kuzey Güney).[3] Kuzey Güney aired on Wednesday at 8 pm (EEST, UTC+03:00) on Kanal D and from episode 61 onwards at 10 pm (EEST). The final episode was aired on 26 June 2013, after 80 episodes and 2 seasons.This Series also Telecasted in Pakistan on Urdu 1 with great TRPs in Urdu dubbed .Also broadcast in Indian Television in Pakistani Urdu dubbed.


Kuzey Güney is a story of two brothers who fall for the same girl. Kuzey is bold, fearless, and spontaneous. Güney is the exact opposite of Kuzey. He's calm, patient, doesn't act without thinking, and is great in school. The only thing this brothers have in common is their love for Cemre. Cemre is a girl who moved recently to their neighborhood. Kuzey falls in love with Cemre but he didn't know that Güney and Cemre are in love with each other. When Güney and Cemre get together and they are kissing each other, Kuzey is left devastated. A car accident, involving the brothers, takes place where a man is killed. Although Güney was driving the car, Kuzey takes the blame because he didn't want his brother who is a good student go to jail. Kuzey goes to prison for 4 years.

The series starts 4 years later, where Kuzey has been released from prison and comes back to his family and life again. But he soon understands that nothing will be the same as the good old times.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 40 September 7, 2011 (2011-09-07) June 20, 2012 (2012-06-20)
2 40 September 12, 2012 (2012-09-12) June 26, 2013 (2013-06-26)

Cast and Characters[edit]

  • Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu
  • Buğra Gülsoy as Güney Tekinoğlu
  • Öykü Karayel as Cemre Çayak, Güney's ex fiancé , later marries Kuzey
  • Bade İşçil as Banu Sinaner, Atilla Sinaner's daughter and soon to be Guney's wife
  • Mustafa Avkıran as 'Sami' Tekinoğlu, baker, father of Kuzey and Güney
  • Semra Dinçer as Handan Tekinoğlu, Kuzey and Güney's mother, Sami's wife
  • Zerrin Tekindor as Gülten Çayak, hairdresser, Cemre's mother
  • Ünal Silver as Atilla Sinaner, a rich businessman, father of Banu, Güney's boss, dies in the eleventh episode
  • Rıza Kocaoğlu as Ali Güntan, Bazaar merchant, Kuzey's best friend 1-40
  • Çağdaş Onur Öztürk as Barış Hakmen, Banu's half brother
  • Göksen Ateş as Venüs Tezerel, Barış's girlfriend
  • Hazar Ergüçlü as Simay Canaş, Kuzey's girlfriend and later wife
  • Turgay Kantürk as Ferhat, Kuzey's worst enemy, a man his father hired via a prison guard to protect him while he was in prison 8-47
  • Merve Boluğur as Zeynep, daughter of a photographic studio owner, childhood friend of Cemre, a fashion designer back from Italy, who becomes Kuzey's girlfriend.
  • Hale Soygazi as Ebru, Banu and Barış's mother, a rich businesswoman who comes back from United States after Atilla Sinaner's death
  • Serhat Teoman as Burak Çatalcalı, Atilla Sinaner's son, Banu's half brother.
  • Kaan Tasaner as Şeref, a police detective who looks after Kuzey because he wants to kill Ferhat.


Year Award Winner Presenter
2011 The best series of the year Kuzey Güney Galatasaray University
2011 The best TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Galatasaray University
2011 The most-loved TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Yildiz Technical University
2012 The best series theme music Kuzey Güney / Toygar Işıklı Istanbul Kültür University
2012 The best series of the year Kuzey Güney İzmir University of Economics
2012 The best TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Golden Butterfly Awards
2012 The best TV series actor Buğra Gülsoy Darüşşafaka Association
2012 Altin Kelebek best actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Altin Kelebek
2012 The best series theme music Kuzey Güney / Toygar Işıklı Turkish Student Council
2012 The best drama series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Golden Objective Awards
2012 Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Drama Zerrin Tekindor 4th Antalya Tv Awards
2013 Best Series Awards Kuzey Güney Istanbul Kültür University
2013 En İyi Yardımcı Kadın Oyuncu Zerrin Tekindor TelevizyonDizisi.com En İyiler Ödülleri
2013 Iyi Dizi Müziği Kuzey Güney /Toygar Işıklı Türkiye Öğrenci Konseyi-Yarinin Liderleri
2013 Best Actor Award Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Yeditepe University
2013 En İyi Senaryo( Kuzey Guney) Ece Yorenc - Melek Gencoglu Altin Kelebek


  1. ^ "Kuzey Güney / Kanal D" (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Kuzey Güney / Kanal D" (in Turkish). Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  3. ^ "Muhteşem Yüzyıl mı, Kuzey Güney mi? İşte reytingler!'" (in Turkish). 2001-12-01. Retrieved 2011-12-03.