It is one of the most popular TV series in Turkey and gets a great share of rating every Monday night. The main character Yamac is played by young and charismatic actor Aras Bulut Iynemli and he is a very succesful actor and he skillfully reflects the energy of Yamac to the viewer. The soundtracks of the show is also very famous in Turkey and they are made by famous Turkish rappers such as Gazapizm and Eypio. One of the soundtracks Heyecani Yok stayed at the top of the music lists for weeks.
Cukur is the name of a fictive suburban in Istanbul and it is one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the city. The suburban is under the control of Kocova family and Kocova family’s number one rule in the region is that no use and selling of drugs in Cukur.
However, a new mob is aiming to get control of Cukur and make the neighbourhood open for drug trade. The new group dominates Cukur and reaches on the verge of taking the control of neighborhood but Yamaç, little son of Kocova family comes back to his hometown which he had left years ago and a new era for Kocova family and Cukur starts.
Cukur is currently the most popular action series in Turkey thanks to its fluent scenario. Its fame caused the setting place to become famous too. I said Cukur is a fictional neighborhood but the place is real and it is an old neighborhood in Istanbul named Balat. A lot of of people visit Balat to see the places which become famous in the series everyday. It is very close to the touristic attractions of Istanbul and if you are planning to visit Istanbul you can take a quick look at the setting place of the series