Kuzey Güney

Kuzey Güney is a spin-off Turkish television drama series of 1976 American television miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man. The scenarists are Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The series stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu, a restless son of an Istanbul baker, who comes back from prison four years after he admits to a crime his brother, Güney, committed.

The series is broadcast in the Turkey on the popular Kanal D channel, and is produced by Ay Yapım. It premiered on September 7, 2011 and was among Turkey's four most popular TV shows, after Muhteşem Yüzyıl, Adını Feriha Koydum, Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki and Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? being the most successful one (which is also written by the creators of Kuzey Güney).

Genre Action, Drama, Romance
Format TV Series
Created by Ece Yörenç
Melek Gençoğlu
Written by Ece Yörenç
Melek Gençoğlu
Directed by Hilal Saral
Mehmet Ada Öztekin
Nezaket Çoşkun Sevinç


Zerrin Tekindor

Hale Soygazi

Merve Boluğur

Bade İşçil

Rıza Kocaoğlu

Hazar Ergüçlü

Turgay Kantürk

Theme music composer Toygar Işıklı
Composer(s) Toygar Işıklı
Country of origin Turkey
Original language(s) Turkish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 80
Producer(s) Kerem Çatay
Location(s) Istanbul, Turkey
Running time 90 minutes (minimum)
Production company(s) Ay Yapım
Original channel Kanal D
Picture format 16:10 (SDTV), 16:9 (HDTV)
Original airing September 7th, 2011 - June 26th 2013
Related shows Ezel


Kuzey Güney is a story of two brothers Kuzey and Güney. Kuzey (meaning north in Turkish) is bold but rash, rebellious, has difficulty to control his anger, fearless, cannot tolerate injustice, impatient and lets his fists do the talking. Güney (meaning south) is the opposite of Kuzey. He's calm, patient, doesn't act without thinking, overall a hardworking young man. The only thing the two men have in common is their deep love for Cemre(Öykü Karayel ). After four years in prison , Kuzey(Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ ) regains his freedom again. However,he understands now that he will not be able to regain the life he once had. He realizes that his only dream of becoming a soldier has been taken away from him.He also realizes that after those four years he is the only one that has lost everything.Therefore Kuzey blames his older brother, Guney(Buğra Gülsoy) for taking everything good in his life from him.He blames Guney for destroying his future, for getting their mother's love, and for stealing the girl he loves.He wants to punish those who hurt him and decides to take his revenge.After his return home, Guney is confronted with his cold behavior. As Well as he spends most of his time with his best friend Ali(Çağdaş Onur Öztürk.)


2011 The best series of the year Kuzey Güney Galatasaray University
2011 The best TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Galatasaray University
2011 The most-loved TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Yildiz Technical University
2012 The best series theme music Kuzey Güney / Toygar Işıklı Istanbul Kültür University
2012 The best series of the year Kuzey Güney İzmir University of Economics
2012 The best TV series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Golden Butterfly Awards
2012 The best TV series actor Buğra Gülsoy Darüşşafaka Association
2012 The best series theme music Kuzey Güney / Toygar Işıklı Turkish Student Council
2012 The best drama series actor Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ Golden Objective Awards

International Broadcasting

Serbia RTV Pink September 2, 2012
Montenegro Pink M September, 2012
UAE Arab World Dubai TV January, 2013
Albania Klan TV March 9, 2013 at 9 PM
Bosnia and Herzegovina TV1 April 22, 2013 at 8 PM
Croatia RTL March 23, 2013 at 9 PM
Iran GEM TV River HD May 18, 2013
Pakistan Urdu 1 29th June, 2013 (Sat-Sun: 8pm)


Turkey's two most-watched series Kuzey Güney and Magnificent Century are broadcast on the same day and at the same time. They are therefore in competition with each other. Producer firms does not change the date of broadcast. This situation has led to competition among TIMS Production and Ay Yapım (Ay Production).


  1. i am impressed with the story outline. drama will definitely rock

  2. This drama has gonna be big hit. love it and waiting for next episode

  3. love this drama specially kuzey alot :*

  4. can anyone tell me the end of kuzey guney?


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