Merhamet (English title: Pity) is a Turkish drama television series, adapted from Hande Altaylı’s novel Kahperengi. It stars Özgü Namal and İbrahim Çelikkol. Set in 1996, it tells the story of Narin, who is a lawyer in Istanbul.
Narin (Ozgu Namal) is a successful girl who lives in a poor neighborhood with her family. Her father Recep (Turgut Tuncalp) does not have a regular job and he is addicted to alcohol. For this reason, Narin is beaten by her father all the time. The only thing that Narin wants in this life is to become a successful woman who can stand on her own legs.
Therefore, Narin works so hard and she manages to become the most hardworking and successful student in her school all the time. However, her father Recep does not want to let her go to school. He wants Narin to start working and bring money to him. Because of this reason, Narin works secretly with her father.
On the other hand, Narin has a little sister Saziye and elder brother. Saziye supports her sister all the time but her brother forces Narin to quit the school. Her mother Hatice also does not want any disputes at home, for this reason, she stands on her husband’s side. In this family, Narin tries to be strong, determined, and even happy.
When Narin passes the National University Exam and goes to Istanbul in order to attend Law School, she leaves everyone behind and turns her back to the past. She never calls her family and even visits them. She tries to forget about her past.
Narin starts to live with a rich girl Deniz (Burcin Terzioglu) who is very lovely and friendly. They become really close, just like sisters. Deniz always helps Narin and never wants to hurt her due to her poverty. Their friendship stands for every hardship.
When Narin becomes a successful lawyer, she continues to see her best friend. However, one day her life turns upside down. Deniz’s little sister Irmak (Yasemin Allen) comes back from Sweden with her fiance Firat (Ibrahim Celikkol). Narin recognizes Firat but prefers not to say that.
Firat and Narin used to be lovers when they were in high school. And Firat is Narin’s first love that she has never forgotten. Firat’s appearance brings lots of things from Narin’s past. The story becomes more complicated when Sermet (Mustafa Ustundag) is involved in the tv series.
In mercy (merhamet) tv series story which is based on the work (Kahperengi) of the Turkish author Hande Altayli, you will explore the hardships that a beautiful Narin experiences in her life. You will also see innocent love stories, betrayal, violence against women, ambition and so on.
|Burçin Terzioglu||Deniz Tunali|
|Mustafa Üstündag||Sermet Karayel|
|Yasemin Kay Allen||Irmak|
Where to watch
Various Websites are Translating this series in English subtitles. Below are the links to the site.
AskLaftanAnlamazinHindi | Promix TV | TurkFans | Turkish123
MX Player | Youtube