Details Original Title: Yabanci Damat English Title: The Foreign Groom Also Known As: Niko and Nazli, Al Gharib (Arabic), Borders of Love (English), Brak s chuzhdenec (Bulgarian), Ginere de import (Romania), Ta synora tis agapis (Greece) Genre: Comedy Episodes: 106 Broadcast Network: Kanal D Broadcast Period: November 12, 2004 – Juna 15, 2007 Production Company: Erler Film Director: Yagmur Taylan, Durul Taylan Screen Writer: Sulhi Dolek, Guliz Kucur
Synopsis Nazli (Nehir Erdogan) is the daughter of a conservative Turkish father Kahraman (Erdal Ozyagcilar), who is a famous baklava maker in Gaziantep (city in the Eastern Turkey). She doesn’t want to marry her childhood friend Kadir (Engin Akyurek) and runs away from home and goes to Bodrum where she comes across Niko (Ozgur Cevik).
Niko is a good-looking young man who is the son of a wealthy Grek ship owner. Nazli and Niko fall in love at first sight but there is a big problem in front of their ways: Turks and Greeks do not get along well generally. In spite of this problem, they decide to get married. Niko comes to Gaziantep and meets with Nazli’s family and the comedy starts.
In the foreign groom (yabanci damat) tv series story, you will explore a love story of Nazli and Niko, two young people from socially different backgrounds while discovering both similaries and differences between Turks and Greeks? Will Nazli and Niko manage to handle the historical enmity between Turkey and Greece? Will their love overcome all the obstacles in front of their ways? Will their families eventually approve their marriage?
Cast Nehir Erdogan as Nazli Ozgur Cevik as Niko Erdal Ozyagcilar as Kahraman Sumru Yavrucuk as Feride Ilker Aksum as Rusen Binnur Kaya as Nazire Arif Erkin Guzelbeyoglu as Memik Engin Akyurek as Kadir