Must Watch Series Like Netflix Original The Tailor.

Following is a list of other Turkish television series that you may give a try if you are intrigued by the plot of 'The Tailor'.

Published: June 4th, 2023 1:00 am | Updated: June 3, 2023 1:00 am

The new mystery drama thriller series ‘The Tailor’ has recently been released on Netflix. Its original title is ‘Terzi’. The plot finds a famous young tailor Peyami Dokumacı who inherited the successful business as well as his talent from his grandfather.

After the latter’s death, Peyami brings his father Mustafa to Istanbul. His father is a man with a childlike intelligence leading Peyami to take care of him while keeping him a secret.

His life crosses paths with a woman named Esvet who has run away from an abusive relationship. She appears in the life of Peyami carrying her own secrets.

Cagatay Ulusoy portrayed Peyami in the series with Şifanur Gül playing the role of Esvet. Olgun Şimşek and Salih Bademci play Mustafa and Dimitri respectively. The series has been released on Netflix on May 2, 2023.

Following is a list of other Turkish television series that you may give a try if you are intrigued by the plot of ‘The Tailor’.

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Must Watch Series Like Netflix Original The Tailor.

50M2 – Number of Seasons: 1


The plot revolves around Gölge who is determined to escape his past identity as a hitman. He demands to know about his dead parents from his employer Servet, but the latter refuses to expose the truth as he himself caused their death.

To seek the truth himself, he takes shelter in a tailor shop in the neighborhood faking his identity. The real tailor of that shop whose name is Adil, has recently died and Gölge decides to impersonate his son Adem.

Turkish actor Engin Öztürk portrayed Adem aka Shadow in the series. It was released on January 27, 2021.

Who Were We Running From? – Number of Seasons: 1

Who Were We Running From?

The plot of this Turkish crime drama mystery thriller series revolves around a mother-daughter duo for whom hotels have taken the place of home as the mother wants to escape a painful past while perceiving threats in everyone else in their lives that they are compelled to lead as fugitives.

Melisa Sözen portrayed the Mother in the series with Eylül Tumbar playing the role of Bambi. It was released on Netflix on March 24, 2023.

New Life – Number of Seasons: 1

New Life

The Turkish title of this series is ‘Yeni Hayat’. The plot surrounds ex-special forces soldier Adem who gets hired as a bodyguard for a businessman’s wife Yasemin.

Yasemin, though apparently spending a happy married life, is actually suffering from psychological harassment and domestic violence.

Serkan Çayoglu portrayed Adem in the series with Melisa Pamuk playing the role of Yasemin and Tayanç Ayaydin playing Timur. The series premiered on September 3, 2020.

Black and White Love – Number of Seasons: 1

Black and White Love

This Turkish romantic drama series is centered upon Doctor Asli who accidentally helps a mafia leader named Ferhat and consequently finds out that he is aiming to kill her. But things get more complicated when Ferhat finds out that Asli’s brother is the police.

After that Ferhat gives Asli a choice- he either has to marry him or die. İbrahim Çelikkol portrayed Ferhat in the series with Birce Akalay playing the role of Birce Akalay. The series ran from October 16, 2017, to May 28, 2018.

Love 101 – Number of Seasons: 2

Love 101

This Turkish teen comedy-drama series surrounds a group of teenagers who are outcasts and so live in a close-knit group. But when their beloved teacher is about to leave the town, they decide to aid her find love in that town so that she does not leave them.

While doing that they also find the path and courage to embrace their own selves. Mert Yazıcıoğlu, Kubilay Aka, Alina Boz, Selahattin Paşalı, İpek Filiz Yazıcı, Pınar Deniz, Kaan Urgancıoğlu, Ece Yüksel are the main cast members of the series. It ran from April 24, 2020, to September 30, 2021, on Netflix.

Fatma – Number of Seasons: 1


The plot of this Turkish crime drama series revolves around a cleaning lady named Fatma whose life gets involved in the world of criminals and outlaws and a series of crimes that she herself becomes compelled to commit after her husband disappears.

Burcu Biricik portrayed Fatma in the series. It premiered on April 27, 2021, on Netflix.

Wild Abandon – Number of Seasons: 1

Wild Abandon

Onur Saylak directed this Turkish tv series that primarily focuses on an architect leading a double life of a punk to deal with a midlife crisis. The series premiered on March 30, 2022, on Netflix.

Black Money Love – Number of Seasons: 2

Black Money Love

The original Turkish title of this action mystery romance drama series is ‘Kara Para Aşk’. The plot revolves around a police officer Omar and Elif, the daughter of a businessman who is determined to get to the root of a series of Mafia activities.

Engin Akyürek portrayed Ömer in the series with Tuba Büyüküstün playing the role of Elif. The popular series ran from March 12, 2014, to July 15, 2015.

The Club – Number of Seasons: 2

The Club

This Turkish period drama tv series surrounds an ex-convict Matilda Aseo who is a Sephardi Jew and works in one of Istanbul’s prominent nightclubs. The series premiered on November 5, 2021.

Kuzgun – Number of Seasons: 2


This Turkish thriller series primarily focuses on the titular man waiting to avenge the fraudulent imprisonment of his father.

Barış Arduç portrayed the character of Kuzgun in the series. It ran from 13th February to 16th October 2019.