Adını Feriha Koydum

Adını Feriha Koydum (English: "I named her Feriha") is a Turkish television drama series produced by Med Yapım. The series stars Hazal Kaya and Cagatay Ulusoy and Vahide Percin. The series was broadcast on Show TV. It is written by Melis Civelek and Sırma Yanık. It narrates the life of Feriha Yilmaz, a young and beautiful girl who is a doorkeeper's daughter. She gets a scholarship in an elite university, where the popular playboy and womanizer Emir Sarrafoğlu also studies. Emir is a rich heir, popular amongst females. He has never been in love before, but he falls in love with Feriha, who he thinks is rich too.[citation needed]

Adını Feriha Koydum
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Written byMelis Civelek
Sırma Yanık
Directed byBarış Yöş
StarringHazal Kaya
Vahide Perçin
Çağatay Ulusoy
Metin Çekmez
Deniz Ugur
Ceyda Ateş
Theme music composerNail Yurtsever
Cem Tuncer
Country of originTurkey
Original languageTurkish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes80
ProducerFatih Aksoy
EditorEngin Ozturk
Running time120 minutes
Production companyMed Yapım
Original networkShow TV
Original releaseJanuary 14, 2011 (2011-01-14) –
June 29, 2012 (2012-06-29)
September 7 (7-09) – December 14, 2012 (2012-12-14)

The series was revived in 3rd season with title changing to Adını Feriha Koydum: Emir'in Yolu, premiered on September 7, 2012 and concluded on December 14, 2012. Since in 73 episode, it was broadcast in the title of Emir'in Yolu in Turkey.


Feriha Yılmaz (Hazal Kaya) is an attractive, beautiful, talented, and ambitious daughter of a very poor family. Her father, Rıza Yılmaz (Metin Çekmez), is a doorman in Etiler, an upper-class neighborhood of Istanbul. Her mother, Zehra Yılmaz (Vahide Perçin), is a housekeeper. Feriha is able to secure a full scholarship to a private university, where she poses as a rich girl. She meets a handsome and very rich young man, Emir Sarrafoğlu (Çağatay Ulusoy) at her university. Feriha lies about her life and family background and Emir falls in love with her not knowing who she really is. She also falls in love with him and is trapped in her own lies. Emir's Friend Hande Gezgin is already in love with Him, and His other Friend Koray falls for Hande.

Feriha learns of Gunce's pregnancy (Koray's child by her) and promises to keep it a secret. While helping Koray and Gunce hide the pregnancy and the subsequent abortion she is forced to lie to Emir. Hande has pictures of Koray and Feriha published in a magazine. Mehmet and Riza are furious seeing the pictures , beats Feriha and her family then arranges her marriage with Halil, who starts to accompany her to the university. He spies on her interactions with Emir and snaps after seeing their display of affection. The season ends with Feriha's mother getting shot by Halil, Feriha's ex-fiancé.

In the second season, Emir discovers Feriha's lies through the plan set up by Cansu Who was in love with emir For years after seeing him in magazines . He breaks up with Feriha and decides to seek revenge by renting an apartment in the building where Feriha lives in the basement. They remain separated for a long time. On the New Year's Eve, Feriha gets kidnapped by Halil who decides to marry her by force. However, Emir saves her from Halil's trap and take a bullet for her. After the kidnap, Emir and Feriha both realise their immense love for each other. They forgive each other and get reconciled. When Feriha's family gets to know about her relationship with Emir, her father gets furious and decides to send her back to the village. On the way to village, Emir comes and takes Feriha along with him. Soon, they get married and Feriha's surname Yilmaz turns into Feriha Sarrafoglu (Emir's surname) They both Intimate. However, they both decide to reveal their marriage to their family at the right time. Eventually, Cansu tries to kill Feriha and Emir. When Feriha and Emir are taken to the hospital, their marriage gets revealed to their family. Both Yilmaz and Sarrafoğlu families get furious and shocked on knowing about the marriage. So, Emir and Feriha have to live the hard life due to their family's disappointment. Later in the story due to a misunderstanding, Feriha leaves Emir and goes to the U.S. with Levent , where she divorces him in absence. Levent falls for Feriha , she discovers his Feelings but Try to Part aways She Gets Engaged to Levent. She returns to Istanbul after 3 years when Emir is getting engaged to Ece to protect her from Yavuz. As Ece is Pregnant with Yavuz's Child but to jealous Feriha she tells Everybody that Emir is the father of that Child , Because They both Intimate one Night , which Discovers to Feriha. Soon, the misunderstanding between Feriha and Emir gets cleared up and they get married for a second time. Alas, that the season ends with Feriha Sarrafoglu getting fatally shot by halil . [1]

The third season talks about another beautiful girl name – Zulal Yilmaz (Beril Kayar) who is a kind of sister to Feriha. Zulal was breastfed by Zehra when she was a baby. Gradually Zulal also falls in love with Emir as Emir became hopeless and lonely without Feriha. While Emir proposes to Günes (Gizem Karaca) who is Yuvuz's younger sister.

Günes accepts the engagement proposal of Yuvuz's right hand man Engin. Engin tries to create fight between Yuvuz and Emir, so that he can be with Günes, he breaks the club of Emir where Günes is working as an architect remodelling. He also tries to get Yuvuz shot. Sanem who is living with Yuvuz, collects all the bad things Yuvuz has done and gives it to Engin. At the end of last episode, Emir himself visits Yuvuz to sort it out with him.


Role Actor
Feriha Sarrafoğlu Hazal Kaya
Emir Sarrafoglu Çağatay Ulusoy
Zehra Yilmaz Vahide Perçin
Rıza Yılmaz Metin Çekmez
Sanem İlhanlı Deniz Uğur
Hande Gezgin Ceyda Ateş
Koray Onat Yusuf Akgün
Mehmet Yılmaz Melih Selçuk
Cansu İlhanlı Sedef Şahin
Halil Ufuk Tan Altunkaya
Ünal Sarrafoğlu Eray Özbay, Murat Onuk
Seher Yılmaz Neşem Akhan
Levent Seymen Barış Kılıç
Lara Atabeyli Feyza Civelek
Tülin Atabeyli Ebru Unurtan, Çiğdem İrtem
Günce Gülşah Fırıncıoğlu
Aysun Sarrafoğlu Ahu Sungur
Ömer Yılmaz Artun Çağlar
Rüya Tuğba Melis Türk
Gülsüm Koray Onat/Yilmaz Pelin Ermiş
Ece Yağmur Tanrısevsin
Haldun İlhanlı Özhan Carda
Orhan Cihan Okan
İlker Harun Akyüz
Sophie Zehra Leyla Erdoğan
Rümeysa Esin Eden
Yavuz Sancaktar Emre Koç
Hatice Ayşegül Uyguner
Zehra's first love interest Aytaç Arman
Zulal Yilzam; Beril Kayar
Gülfidan Birgül Ulusoy
Nevbahar Seymen Nurinisa Yıldırım
Bülent Seymen Sarp Can Köroğlu

Themes and receptionEdit

According to Nilüfer Pembecioğlu, Feriha is a symbol of class anxiety in Turkey; though having a university education, she is forced to lie in order to get ahead. Pembecioğlu lists it as one of the most successful Turkish television serials and being shown around the world; it was especially popular in Bulgaria,[2] and was aired in Russia[3]and Bangladesh, India and Pakistan as well. In Pakistan, it aired on Urdu 1 dubbed in Urdu, the national language of Pakistan. In India it was dubbed in Hindi and broadcast on Zindagi which is owned by ZEEL.[4][5] In Bangladesh, it was dubbed in Bangla and aired on [1] Deepto TV from 13 November 2020.

Due to huge demand, the show has been rerun on the same network since 12 May 2016. The third and final season Adını Feriha Koydum: Emir'in Yolu which until then hadn't been shown in Pakistan, was broadcast for the first time from 16 November 2016 to 15 December 2016 under the title "Feriha-New Season" by Zindagi.[6]

International broadcastingEdit

Country Show name TV channel Premiere date
Bangladesh ফেরিহা


Deepto TV November 13, 2020
Arab World أسميتها فريحة
Asmeituha Fariha
Abu Dhabi Al Oula November 3, 2012
Bulgaria Огледален свят
Ogledalen svyat
exclusive on


July 2, 2012
Pakistan فریحہ
Urdu 1 April 27, 2013
Romania Feriha Kanal D October 19, 2013
Ethiopia ፈሪሀ


Kana TV February 7, 2018
Croatia Djevojka imena Feriha Nova TV July 15, 2013
Bosnia and Herzegovina Djevojka imena Feriha OBN


October 7, 2013
Afghanistan فريحه
Tolo TV 2014
Slovakia Feriha TV Doma August 18, 2014
Iran Feriha Farsi 1 August 23, 2014
Ukraine Сила кохання Феріхи 1+1 January 26, 2015
Kazakhstan Ферихa - Feriha Astana TV February 4, 2015
Serbia Zvala se Feriha Prva May 31, 2015
Montenegro Zvala se Feriha Prva June 8, 2015
India Feriha Zee Zindagi September 15, 2015
Peru El Secreto de Feriha Latina Televisión December 7, 2015
Uruguay El Secreto de Feriha Monte Carlo TV January 5, 2016
Colombia El Secreto de Feriha Caracol Televisión March 14, 2016
Lithuania Turtuolé vargšė LNK June 30, 2016
Chile El Secreto de Feriha Mega November 7, 2016
Puerto Rico El Secreto de Feriha Wapa November 7, 2016
Argentina El Secreto de Feriha Telefe December 12, 2016
Slovenia Dekle z imenom Feriha POP TV 2019
South Africa The Girl Named Feriha eBella 2019

Series overviewEdit

The series was revived in the 3rd season under the title of Adını Feriha Koydum: Emir'in Yolu from episode 68 to 72. From 73rd episodes onwards, the show was broadcast only with the name Emir'in Yolu in Turkey.[7]

Season Episodes First aired Last aired Episode span TV channel
1 24 January 14, 2011 (2011-01-14) June 24, 2011 (2011-06-24) 1–24 Show TV
2 43 September 9, 2011 (2011-09-09) June 29, 2012 (2012-06-29) 25–67 Show TV
3 13 September 7, 2012 (2012-09-07) December 14, 2012 (2012-12-14) 68–80 Show TV


  1. ^ Episode 68, 1:37:02 to 1:37:02 - The screen reads "...Feriha shot dead by her ex fiance..."
  2. ^ Pembecioğlu, Nilüfer (27 February 2014). Narratives Through Turkish Perspective: Transmedia Storytelling And Intertextuality Examples In The Postnetwork Era. Cluj-Napoca: Argonaut. pp. 31–32, 424. ISBN 9789731094632.
  3. ^ Özdal, Habibe; Özertem, Hasan Selim; Has, Kerim; Demirtepe, M. Turgut (2013). Turkish-Russian Relations in The Post-Cold War Period: Current Dynamics, Future Prospects. International Strategic Research Organization (USAK). p. 66. ISBN 9786054030798.
  4. ^ Khurana, Mehak (15 January 2016). "Here's Why Zindagi's Feriha Has Taken Over Indian Television!". Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  5. ^ Kulsum, Rizvi (21 October 2015). "Turkish Feriha on Zindagi channel gives India a fresh drama and storyline". Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  6. ^ ZINDAGI Channel (31 October 2016), Feriha - New Season Promo, retrieved 1 November 2016
  7. ^ "Adını Feriha Koydum - Episode List | TVmaze". Retrieved 18 July 2021.

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