The Turkish drama, distributed internationally by Global Agency, will begin airing this Saturday and will also be available on Mitele Plus
She believed she had a perfect life, until the man she planned to marry and start her family abused her and, furthermore, betrayed her with her best friend. Desperate and without the support of her father, the young woman will try to carve out a future for herself while she swears revenge on those who hurt her. This is the central axis of La venganza de Iffet (Iffet), a new fiction that Divinity will premiere this Saturday, January 28 at 10:30 p.m., preceding the last chapters of The Game of My Destiny, and that will be available in advance on Mitele Plus . Starting Monday, January 30, the Mediaset España women’s channel will broadcast the series in a daily strip from Monday to Friday at 10:45 p.m.
Deniz Çakır (The Sultan), awarded the Golden Palm Award in 2017 for her work at Eskiya Dünyaya Hükümdar Olmaz, and İbrahim Çelikkol, actor, model, former professional basketball player and one of the most sought-after leading men in the Turkish star-system, dan brings the leading duo to life in this adaptation of the 1982 film of the same name.
Zülküf Yücel (Kaçak) is the creator of this story of romance, fight against adversity and resilience and directed by Faruk Teber (Kardes Çocuklari) and Halenur Uzunoglu (Elif).
Set in Istanbul, Iffet stands out on social media, where its protagonists Deniz Çakır (@denizcakir) and İbrahim Çelikkol (@ibrahimcelikkol41), who had a real-life romance, are sweeping Instagram with 1.8 and 2.4 million followers, respectively. Sold to more than forty countries around the world, it is also an international phenomenon.
Raised in a humble neighborhood of Istanbul, Iffet is deeply in love with Cemil, a handsome taxi driver with whom she secretly sees, since her father has forbidden her to see any man until she is married. Meanwhile, the young woman dreams of the day when he asks her to marry him to start a family. However, Cemil gives her various excuses for not getting married yet, without sharing her great dream with her: to become rich one day to leave behind the middle-class neighborhood in which he lives. To help her family and save some money for her future wedding, Iffet starts working as a clerk at the residence of Ali Ihsan Ersoy, one of the most powerful businessmen in the country. Ali Ihsan lost his wife several years ago and has not remarried since. She lives with her sister, who takes over her mansion, and has a daughter the same age as Iffet, who is studying abroad.
One day, during the wedding of some friends, Cemil, drunk and out of control, rapes Iffet. Traumatized, the young woman discovers a month later that she is pregnant. However, Betul, the daughter of the owner of the taxi company where Cemil works, manages to get him to commit to her. Meanwhile, Iffet’s father disowns her daughter after learning of her pregnancy, she swears revenge on Cemil, and her fate gives her a new chance when Ali Ihsan asks him to marry her. After hearing the news, Cemil will fight hard to win back Iffet’s love.