Babil, also known as Babylon and The Choice is a Turkish drama series that airs on Star TV. This is produced by the highly credible production company Ay Yapim. It features Halit Ergenç as Irfan and Ozan Güven as Egemen in lead roles.
The series Babil (The Choice) explores the life of Irfan, an idealistic professor who is upset by his unfair dismissal and is trying to care for his sick son. As the doors close one by one, Irfan finds himself in the middle of a dark adventure that he can’t escape.
In any case, Irfan’s child experiences a terminal sickness that requires costly treatment. Irfan, who is boycotted at the Academy and can’t secure positions that don’t require capabilities, is vulnerable. Irfan and his companion Egemen take part in extortion in the land business to fund-raise. They’ll be fruitful right away, yet they’ll lose everything as a result of the horde they’ve messed up. The two at that point take part in another extortion, yet these endeavors lead to the development of hidden privileged insights between the two and their life partners.
The promising TV series has also enlightened the social and economic problems in the world with its strong dialogues. The economic and social injustice in the society, the inequality in income distribution, the victory of badness over goodness are efficient elements that the series processing.
Halit Ergenç as Irfan
Halit Ergenç (born: 30 April 1970) is a Turkish actor. He completed his secondary education at Beşiktaş Atatürk High School in 1989 and entered İstanbul Technical University to study Marine Engineering.
Asli Enver as Ayse
Aslı Enver (born: 10 May 1984) is a Turkish actress. She is best known for her roles in several TV series including as Mine in Kavak Yelleri, as Ahu Kumral in Suskunlar and as Süreyya in Istanbullu Gelin. She is also known for her roles in Kayıp, Bana Artık Hicran De, Kardeşim Benim, Tamam mıyız? and Babil.
Nur Fettahoglu as Eda
Asiye Nur Fettahoğlu (born 12 November 1980) is a Turkish-German actress. Fettahoğlu was born in 1980 to Fatma and Sinan Fettahoğlu as one of their five children in Duisburg, West Germany.
Birce Akalay as Ilay
Birce Akalay (born 19 June 1984) is a Turkish actress.
Akalay, who had her breakthrough with a role in the TV series Yer Gök Aşk as Havva, has appeared in various TV series and movies to this date. In 2017, she was cast in the play Yedi Kocalı Hürmüz, directed by Müjdat Gezen. In 2020, she had a leading role in the play Keşanlı Ali Destanı and portrayed the character of “Zilha”. At the same time, she continued her career on television with a leading role in Star TV’s series Babil, which premiered in January 2020.
Mesut Akusta as Süleyman
Mesut Akusta (born 22 February 1964) is a Turkish actor. Akusta was born in Konya. He finished elementary school there. Upon his father’s retirement, the family moved to Ayton and in 1976 he started secondary school. After his father’s death, he moved with his family to Ankara in 1985. After passing the university entrance exam won a place in the school of literature and arts. He started his career by appearing in plays for children. In 1992, he joined the cast of Yeditepe Hadi Çaman Theatre. In 1997, he appeared in an adaptation of Nezihe Araz’s play Cowhide. He also appeared in a number of musicals, including Fehim Paşa Konağı, Atları da Vurdular and Şerefe Yirminci Yüzyıl.
Where to watch
Various Websites are Translating this series in english subtitles. Below are the links of the site.