Al Sancak Synopsis and Cast [Red Flag]

Al Sancak (English Title: Red Flag) is an action, military, and drama Turkish television series signed by Bozdağ Film, whose first episode was broadcast on January 19, 2023, directed by Can Emre and written by Atilla Engin, Mehmet Arı, and Selman Kılıçaslan. Uğur Güneş and Gülsim Ali share the leading roles.

Original Title:Al Sancak
English Title:Red Flag
Also Known As:Red Flag
Broadcast Network:TRT1
Director:Can Emre
Writer:Mehmet Ari, Mehmet Bozdag
Filming Location:İstanbul
Release Date:19 January 2023 – present

Al Sancak Synopsis

Claw Team Commander Captain Ali Banazli gathers his team with a sudden intelligence. According to the intelligence from a suspicious source using the code name “Beyaz Melek”, a very important meeting will take place on an island abroad, and a large network that provides arms and financing to the organizations will come together with the ringleader terrorists. If the Claw Team is successful, it will not only eliminate the national security threat to Turkey but also will be one step closer to the murderers of Atilla Captain, who was martyred recently.

A surprise awaits the Claw Team in the operation where there is a fierce struggle. The enemy is much more numerous than you think. As the operation continues under difficult conditions, Captain Ali comes face to face with a mysterious arms dealer named Nadia. What will happen after this encounter will put Ali Captain on a very difficult path.

Al Sancak Cast

Ugur Günes (Ali Banazli)

Uğur Güneş (born 10 November 1987) is a Turkish actor. He rose to fame by playing the character Tugtekin Bey in Diriliş: Ertuğrul for which he received the Best Actor of the Year Award from the Ankara Ministry of Youth. Güneş received great appreciation for his performance in the İsimsizler TV series & was awarded the Jury Special Award at the Young Turkey Summit Academy Awards 2017. He received the best series trio award for his role in Bir Zamanlar Çukurova at the 24th Golden Lens Award Ceremony 2019. Güneş made his debut on TV with the Turkish drama series Yeniden Başla, which aired on TRT in 2011. Next, he appeared in the ATV TV series Benim İçin Üzülme. The show continued for two seasons. Güneş made his first appearance in cinema with Tamam Miyiz? in 2013 & later appeared in the Turkish horror movie Şeytan-ı Racim (Devil) in the same year.

Gulsim Ali (Nadia Ivanov)

Gülsim Ali, was born on 18 February 1995 in Bulgaria as Gülsim İlhan Ali. Her parents are from the one the Turkish minority in Bulgaria. Ali is fluent in Turkish, Bulgarian, English, and Japanese. In 2009, she won the contest named ‘Super Model Ford Models Bulgaria’, in the same year she delineated Bulgaria in the ‘Ford Models of the World’ beauty contest in Brazil. She started her acting in 2012 by starring in the series Balkanlar 1912. She was one of the leading actresses in the series Hanım Köylü, in which she depicted the character of İlkgün, along with the actor Yusuf Çim. Ali played the role of Aslıhan Hatun, the youngest daughter of Candar Bey, in the 2014 Turkish historical series Diriliş: Ertuğrul. In 2019, she depicted the character of Ayşegül in the series Yüzleşme. In the same year, she was cast in the historical drama series Payitaht: Abdülhamid as Gülcemal.

Ridvan Aybars Duzey (Selim Atakan)

Rıdvan Aybars Düzey was born on November 19, 1986 in İzmir. Rıdvan Aybars Düzey, who received acting training at Atölye Kraft, stepped into the world of acting in 2010 with the movie Son İstasyon, and in 2014 with the TV series Benim Adim Gültepe. Rıdvan Aybars Düzey, who starred in the TV series Maral, Kahireli Palas, Kanıt: Ateş Üstünde, is now in the TV series Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara Polisiyesi. Rıdvan Aybars Düzey is 1.83 meters tall, 71 kilos and a Scorpio.

Emre Dinler (Cengiz Uslu)

Emre Dinler was born on January 1, 1995, in Hatay. Turkish TV actor and model. He participated in the Miss & Mr. Model of Turkey Contest held in 2013, became the third, and started his modeling career. He says he always remembers his childhood as pleasant and beautiful. Since he lives in Hatay, he said that he grew up on the street. The people of that geography will be warm-blooded, and the Mediterranean people will be clear. He too. That’s why he was very surprised when he first came to Istanbul. He Graduated from Muğla University, Department of Sociology. He started his television adventure in 2018 with the character of “Tahir Gümüş”, which he played in the TV series “Söz”. He attracted attention with the character of “Barbarian”, which he portrayed in the TV series “Sol Yanım”. Apart from acting and modeling, he likes to watch, travel, research, and explore in his spare time. He loves seeing different cultures, cities, and historical buildings worldwide.”

Idris Nebi Taskan (Aras Güneri)

Idris Nebi Taskan was born in 18 August 1997 in Istanbul. He is a professional basketball player. He loved acting from a young age and studied training and lessons that qualify him for acting excellently. His mother is Serpil Özsavaner and is a housewife. He has a twin sister named Zelal. He began his acting career in 2014 playing in the series Muhteşem Yüzyıl. He then played in the series Poyraz Karayel from Dec 2015 to 2016. In 2016, he portrayed the hero character Eren in the TV series Arkadaşlar İyidir. From 2017-2018, he played the character of Yasin in the series Fazilet Hanım ve Kızları. In 2019, he starred in the film Özgür Dünya. Between 2019-2020, he played the character of Civan Yilmaz in the Zalim İstanbul series. He gave life to the character Tariq in the TV series Ölüm Zamani in 2021.

Gözde Türker (Asli Yüzbasi)

Gözde Türker, who was born in Istanbul on September 17, 1995, completed the Theater Department at Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory. She started to study theater in Bursa when she was 9 years old and participated in some projects in the field of theatre. She gave life to the character of Beline in the theater named “Hastalık Hastası”, the character of İsmene in the theater named “Antigone”, the character of Mother Courage in the theater named “Cesaret Ana ve Çocukları”, and the character of Child in the theater named “Bizden Değilsin”. She started her career in Muhteşem Yüzyıl, which was broadcast on Star TV in 2011. She started with the role of Safiye Sultan in the TV series. Afterward, she played the character of Melis Sayguner in the series Poyraz Karayel, which was broadcast on KanalD in 2016. She gave life to the character of Ülfet, which was broadcast on Star TV in 2018. She played the character of Harika Manyaslı in the TV series Kardeşlerim, which was broadcast on ATV in 2021.

Osman Soykut (Mitat)

Osman Soykut (born January 1, 1957, in Ankara) is a Turkish and American film, theater, and TV series actor. He was born in Ankara. His mother is of Eastern European descent and his father is of Crimean descent. He graduated from Ted Ankara College and METU Faculty of Architecture. He settled in the USA in 1984 and moved to California. He started acting in theater in 1989 and acting in TV series at Group Repertory Theater in 1998. In 2000, he entered the Beverly Hills Playhouse directed by Milton Katselas, where he received workshop training for five years. He acted in the TV series Charmed, Alias, The Bold And The Beautiful, and in the movies Art School Confidential and The Hot Chick. He has worked with Al Pacino, John Malkovich, and Steve Martin. It is mostly known in the USA. He has many awards in America.

Eslem Akar (Sedef)

Eslem Akar (born March 23, 1998; in Istanbul) is a Turkish actress. She is fluent in English and French. Eslem Akar, who completed her primary, secondary, and high school education at Terakki Foundation Schools, is still a student at Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Architecture. She first appeared in front of the camera with the character of Elif, which she portrayed in the TV series Sen de Gitme, which was broadcast between 2011 and 2013.

Ahmet Olgun Sünear (Selçuk Türker)

Ahmet Olgun Sünear was born on December 24, 1982 in Istanbul. He studied Industrial Design at Mimar Sinan University, Faculty of Fine Arts. He appeared before the cameras for the first time in 2009 with the character of Arda, which he portrayed in the movie “Kampüste Çıplak Ayaklar”. Ahmet Olgun Sünear, who has acted in productions such as “Son”, “Boynu Bükükler”, “Maral”, “Mayıs Kraliçesi”, “Kanıt: Ateş Üstünde”, “Seven Ne Yapmaz”, gives life to the character of Bulut in the series Erkenci Kuş, which was broadcast on Star TV. Ahmet Olgun Sünear is 1.89 meters tall, 85 kilos and a Capricorn.

Melih Özdogan (Sabri Kandemir)

Melih Özdogan was born in 1989 in Istanbul. He is a series actor. He studied acting at Müjdat Gezen Art Center and Theater Workshop. He first appeared in the Es Es series in 2010. He played the character of Samsa in the TV series Diriliş: Ertuğrul, which was broadcast on TRT in 2016.

Al Sancak Trailer

Where to watch

Turkish Language
TRT1 | Youtube

English Subtitles
Various Websites are Translating this series in English subtitles. Below are the links to the site.
AskLaftanAnlamazinHindi | TurkishFam | Osnsub | Kinemania

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