Production is currently underway in Istanbul for Show TV's ambitious new series, Arak. The Most Production-produced series, which attracts attention with its story and cast, is led by much-beloved actors İlker Kaleli and Öykü Karayel. Arak is directed by Ender Mıhlar, with a screenplay by Ayberk Çınar, Murat Can Oğuz, and Aslı Gönülay.
"Is the one who steals from your pocket a thief? Or is it the one who puts money in your pocket and steals your life?"
Also featured in the cast is Tulin Özen, Mehmet Özgür, Yıldıray Şahinler, Kerem Arslanoğlu, Bedir Bedir, Furkan Kalabalık, Demircan Kaçel, Cem Zeynel Kılıç, Görkem Kasal, Beril Kolcu, Ilgaz Kaya and Bennu Yıldırımlar.
The series' plot reads as follows:
In 1998, Elif Çınar, the wife of Rauf Çınar, one of the country's leading economics professors, is stabbed by a burglar named Necip Talan. The lives of these two families from completely different worlds change after that night. Rauf Çınar's daughter Zeynep Çınar (Karayel) loses her only mother that night; Akay Talan loses his father, his only hero. Akay Talan, who became anonymous, nameless, and homeless in one night, today, under the name Kara (Kaleli), has sworn to steal from those who steal from us so that no child will suffer the same fate as him. Zeynep Çınar returns to Istanbul after studying abroad. She continues her love of plants inherited from her mother through the documentaries she makes. The only thing these two people of two different worlds have in common is that night. Whether they like it or not, life will bring them face to face once again, and even the obstacles in front of them will not prevent them from falling in love. But what happens when the truth comes out? As Kara embarks on the heist of a lifetime to uncover the true face of that night, will Zeynep be able to face the truth? As the two are drawn to each other, that night will be illuminated, but who will win? Love? Will it be the truth?
With its gripping story and magnificent cast, Arak is coming soon to Show TV.