Mehmed Fetihler Sultanı Lights Up TRT 1 with Its Premier Episode

“Mehmed: Fetihler Sultanı” Lights Up TRT 1 with Its Premier Episode

Explore “Mehmed: Fetihler Sultanı” on TRT 1, a captivating series on Fatih Sultan Mehmed’s life, featuring stellar performances by Serkan Çayoğlu and Tuba Ünsal. 

In an era where historical dramas continue to capture the imagination of audiences worldwide, TRT 1’s latest offering, “Mehmed: Fetihler Sultanı,” has made an impressive entrance.

Focusing on one of the Ottoman Empire’s most magnificent rulers, Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the series promises to shine a light on his life and achievements. Here is what you need to know about the series that’s captivating viewers.

Ratings Overview

The premiere of “Mehmed: Fetihler Sultanı” on Tuesday evening was met with anticipation and excitement, and it did not disappoint.

Achieving above-average ratings, the series marked a promising start. Here is how it fared across different viewer groups:

  • AB Group: Ranked third for the day
  • ABC1 Group: Achieved fifth place
  • Overall: Secured the ninth position among all viewers

These results suggest a strong potential for even higher ratings in upcoming episodes.

Gala Premiere

The series started with a splendid gala, where lead actor Serkan Çayoğlu, playing Fatih Sultan Mehmed, shared his thoughts. Highlighting the intensive preparation undertaken by the cast and crew, Çayoğlu emphasized their commitment to portraying the historical figure’s intellect and significant impact on world history accurately and compellingly.

Cast Insights

  • Serkan Çayoğlu on Fatih Sultan Mehmed: “Known for his intelligence and immense intellectual heritage, Fatih is one of the most significant figures in our history, shaping not only our story but also the course of world history.”
  • Tuba Ünsal on Mara Hatun: “I portray Mara Hatun, a princess who beautifully blends the power of women with elegance. She is the only female character in Ottoman history to become a sultan without having a child. Tonight will surprise us all, as we have been working on this series for months without watching it.”

Key Cast and Crew

  • Producers: Eyüp Gökhan Özekin
  • Director: Şafak Bal
  • Stars: Serkan Çayoğlu, Tuba Ünsal, Selim Bayraktar, Fikret Kuşkan, Kenan Çoban, Bülent Alkış, Seçkin Özdemir, and Esila Umut

Filming Highlights

The first episode was filmed over ten days at Iran’s most splendid film set, Nour Cinema City, specially prepared for epochal projects.

This ambitious start sets a high bar for the visual and storytelling quality of the series.

International Flair

Adding an international dimension to the series, Gassan Mesud, known for his roles in “The Kingdom of Heaven” and “Pirates of the Caribbean,” portrays Eyüb El Ensari, further enriching the narrative with his performance.

Looking Forward

“Mehmed: Fetihler Sultanı” continues with its second episode on March 5th, Tuesday, at 20:00 on TRT 1.

With its compelling mix of historical depth, stellar performances, and rich production values, the series is poised to become a staple for fans of historical drama.

Tune in to witness the journey of one of history’s most iconic rulers brought to life on the small screen.

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