Adını Feriha Koydum

Adını Feriha Koydum (English: "I named her Feriha") is a Turkish television drama series which was first broadcast on Show TV from 14 January 2011 to 29 June 2012.[not verified in body] A rebooted version aired from September 7 to December 14, 2012. It follows housekeeper Feriha Yilmaz (Hazal Kaya), a young woman from a poor background and the daughter of Zehra Yılmaz (Vahide Percin); and Rıza Yılmaz (Metin Çekmez), a doorman. Feriha is awarded a scholarship to an elite university, where wealthy playboy Emir Sarrafoğlu (Cagatay Ulusoy) studies as well. Emir eventually falls in love with Feriha, believing she is also wealthy.[citation needed] The series was written by Melis Civelek and Sırma Yanık and produced by Med Yapım.[not verified in body]

Adını Feriha Koydum
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Genre
Written by
  • Melis Civelek
  • Sırma Yanık
Directed byBarış Yöş
Starring
Theme music composer
Country of originTurkey
Original languageTurkish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes80
Production
ProducerFatih Aksoy
EditorEngin Ozturk
Running time120 minutes
Production companyMed Yapım
Release
Original networkShow TV
Original release14 January 2011 (2011-01-14) –
29 June 2012 (2012-06-29)
Revival:
7 September – 14 December 2012

The series was very popular among younger viewers. The first two seasons of the show were very successful all over the world. The third and final season, titled Adını Feriha Koydum: Emir'in You, which was broadcast from 7 September to 14 December 2012.[not verified in body] was not as successful and ended it's run after 12 episodes.[not verified in body] The series has been exported to over 70 countries.[not verified in body] It was Ulusoy's first acting role, after playing an extra in the Turkish series Arka Sokaklar and Recep Ivedik 3.[not verified in body]

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 includes it among the most successful Turkish television serials being shown around the world; it was especially popular in Bulgaria,[1] and was aired in Russia,[2] Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. 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.[3][4] In Bangladesh, it was dubbed in Bangla and aired on Deepto TV from 13 November 2020.[5]

Due to 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 India, was broadcast for the first time from 16 November to 15 December 2016 under the title "Feriha-New Season" by Zindagi.[6]

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 the 73rd episode 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 14 January 2011 (2011-01-14) 24 June 2011 (2011-06-24) 1–24 Show TV
2 43 9 September 2011 (2011-09-09) 29 June 2012 (2012-06-29) 25–67 Show TV
3 13 7 September 2012 (2012-09-07) 14 December 2012 (2012-12-14) 68–80 Show TV

PlotEdit

Season 1Edit

Feriha Yılmaz (Hazal Kaya) is an attractive, beautiful, talented, and ambitious girl from 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. Because of her intelligence, Feriha is awarded a full scholarship to attend a private university. She wears her neighbor's lavish clothes, trying to look wealthy. There, she meets a handsome and wealthy young man, Emir Sarrafoğlu (Çağatay Ulusoy), who is known for being a womanizer. Feriha lies about her life due to the fear of being rejected. She and Emir, with passing time and favorable circumstances, fall in love with each other. However, as that love grows, she becomes trapped in her own lies.

Season 2Edit

Emir's friend Hande Gezgin (Ceyda Ateş) has a crush on Emir, while Emir's close male friend Koray Onat falls for Hande. Feriha learns that Günce is pregnant by Koray and decides to help them by taking up her abortion. Hande publishes a photo of Koray and Feriha hugging in the magazine. Emir first feels that Feriha was wrong, but later he believes her. Feriha borrows fancy clothes from her neighbor Cansu, who is a longtime fan of Emir. Cansu becomes jealous of Feriha and shows Feriha's parents the magazine photos, provoking them to arrange a marriage between Feriha and Halil. After the problem was solved, they broke up with her.[clarification needed] Emir discovers Feriha's falsehoods and she breaks up with him. Later, Feriha is kidnapped by Halil and saved by Emir, who marries her. Both Yilmaz's and Sarrafoğlu's families get furious and break ties with them. Emir wants to protect Ece from Yavuz Sanchakter. Due to the entry of Ruia and Ece in Emir and Feriha's life, it was highly disturbing.[further explanation needed] On the day of the party,[clarification needed] Feriha asks Emir to choose between her and work. Later, Feriha discovers Emir taking his decision.[further explanation needed] Due to a misunderstanding, Feriha divorces Emir in his absence and moves with Levent to the US for 3 years. Emir was engaged to Ece to protect her from Yavuz Sancaktar, until the problem gets solved and Feriha and Emir remarry. However, Feriha is shot by Ece on the orders of Sanem, and she dies in Emir's arms.

Season 3Edit

Emir (Cagatay Ulusoy) deals with the grief of Feriha's death. Feriha's beautiful cousin Zulal Yilmaz falls in love with Emir. Later, Yavuz Sanchakter's sister Gunes also falls for Emir. At the end of the season Aysun slapped Sanem and Emir goes to Yavuz Sanchakter to sort out things.[further explanation needed]

CastEdit

Role Actor
Feriha Yılmaz/Feriha Sarrafoğlu, Lead Protagonist Hazal Kaya
Emir Sarrafoğlu, Lead Protagonist Çağatay Ulusoy
Zehra Yılmaz, Lead Protagonist 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 Atabey Feyza Civelek
Tülin Atabey Ebru Unurtan, Çiğdem İrtem
Günce Gülşah Fırıncıoğlu
Aysun Sarrafoğlu Ahu Sungur
Ömer Yılmaz Artun Çağlar
Rüya Tuğba Melis Türk
Gülsüm Karaman/Onat Pelin Ermiş
Ece Şahin Yağmur Tanrısevsin
Haldun İlhanlı Özhan Carda
Orhan Cihan Okan
İlker Harun Akyüz
Sophie Zehra Leyla Erdoğan
Rümeysa Esin Eden
Yavuz Sancaktar Emre Koç
Hatice Karaman Ayşegül Uyguner
Hassan, Zehra's first love interest Aytaç Arman
Zulal Yilzam Beril Kayar
Gülfidan Birgül Ulusoy
Nevbahar Seymen Nurinisa Yıldırım
Bülent Seymen Sarp Can Köroğlu

International broadcastingEdit

Country Show name TV channel Premiere date
Bangladesh ফেরিহা

Feriha

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

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

Feriha

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

BN

7 October 2013
Afghanistan فريحه
Feriha
Tolo TV 2014
Slovakia Feriha TV Doma 18 August 2014
Iran Feriha Farsi 1 23 August 2014
Ukraine Сила кохання Феріхи 1+1 26 January 2015
Kazakhstan Ферихa - Feriha Astana TV 4 February 2015
Serbia Zvala se Feriha Prva 31 May 2015
Montenegro Zvala se Feriha Prva 8 June 2015
India Feriha Zindagi (TV channel) 15 September 2015
Peru El Secreto de Feriha Latina Televisión 7 December 2015
Uruguay El Secreto de Feriha Monte Carlo TV 5 January 2016
Colombia El Secreto de Feriha Caracol Televisión 14 March 2016
Lithuania Turtuolé vargšė LNK 30 June 2016
Chile El Secreto de Feriha Mega 7 November 2016
Puerto Rico El Secreto de Feriha Wapa 7 November 2016
Argentina El Secreto de Feriha Telefe 12 December 2016
Slovenia Dekle z imenom Feriha POP TV 2019
South Africa The Girl Named Feriha eBella 2019
Sri Lanka රූමා /Rooma Hiru TV 2021
Mozambique Uma Rapariga chamada Feriha Maningue Magic 2022

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Khurana, Mehak (15 January 2016). "Here's Why Zindagi's Feriha Has Taken Over Indian Television!". Desimartini.com. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  4. ^ Kulsum, Rizvi (21 October 2015). "Turkish Feriha on Zindagi channel gives India a fresh drama and storyline". ADelhi.com. Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  5. ^ "তুর্কি মা-মেয়ের গল্প 'ফেরিহা'".
  6. ^ ZINDAGI Channel (31 October 2016), Feriha - New Season Promo, retrieved 1 November 2016
  7. ^ "Adını Feriha Koydum - Episode List | TVmaze". www.tvmaze.com. Retrieved 18 July 2021.

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