Ben Onu Çok Sevdim – I loved Him Very Much (TV Series 2013-2014)

Ben Onu Çok Sevdim (English Title: I Loved Him Very Much) is a 2013 Turkish TV series. The show was produced by Pana Film and directed by Mehmet Bahadır Er and Eylem Koza. Adnan Menderes was played by Mehmet Aslantuğ. The series ended in January 2014.

Original Title:Ben Onu Çok Sevdim
English Title:I loved Him Very Much
Genre:Drama, History, Romance
Broadcast Network:ATV
Director:Mehmet Bahadir Er, Eylem Koza
Producer:Burcu Celebi
Writer:Ozan Aksungur
Cinematography:Bertan Ozer
Total Episodes:15

Ben Onu Çok Sevdim Synopsis

The year is 1950… A prime minister who emerged as the hope of the people in the turbulent period of our democracy history… The end of single-party rule with the 1950 elections… The first curtain of a new era opens in the country when Adnan Menderes takes office as prime minister. In the midst of these turbulent days, Prime Minister Adnan Menderes and opera singer Ayhan Aydan meet at the opening of Çubuk Dam. This meeting is an irreversible moment in both of their lives.

Ayhan Aydan is in his most troubled period with his wife Ferit Anlar. Adnan Menderes, on the other hand, is so devoted to his family that he does not leave his son’s side even for a minute when he is sick. Love of family, love of homeland, love of a woman… All aspects of love will fit into the heart of the prime minister of the country surrounded by rough seas on three sides.

Cast of Ben Onu Çok Sevdim

Mehmet Aslantuğ

Mehmet Aslantug as Adnan Menderes

Mehmet Aslantuğ (born 25 September 1961) is a Turkish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter of Adyghe origin. He has received a Golden Boll Award, a Golden Objective Award, three Golden Orange Awards, and four Golden Butterfly Awards.

Aslantuğ was born in 1961 to Circassian parents from Turkey. He has appeared in more than 30 films and television shows since 1981. He starred in Akrebin Yolculuğu, screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.

Birce Akalay

Birce Akalay as Ayhan Aydan

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.

She started ballet at the age of four and was injured at the age of sixteen. She graduated from the theatre department of Pera Fine Arts High School in 2003. She then enrolled in Istanbul University with a major in theatre analysis but left the school in third grade to pursue her dream of becoming a theatre actress.

Idil Firat as Berin Menderes

Semsi Inkaya as Semsi Inkaya

Riza Akin as Ethem Menderes

Where to watch

Turkish Language
ATV | 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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