Genre Drama
Created by Hande Altaylı
Written by Mahinur Ergun
Directed by Çağatay Tosu

Özgü Namal
İbrahim Çelikkol
Burçin Terzioğlu
Mustafa Üstündağ
Dilara Aksüyek
Yasemin Allen
Ahmet Rıfat Şungar
Turgut Tunçalp
Ayşegül Cengiz Akman
Elif Ceren Balıkçı

Burçin Terzioğlu
Country of origin Turkey
Original language(s) Turkish
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 44
Producer(s) Oguz Gul
Running time 95 Minutes

Merhamet (Compassion) is a Turkish drama television series, adapted by Hande Altay from her novel Kahperengi. It stars Özgü Namal and İbrahim Çelikkol. Set in 1996, it tells the story of Narin, who is a lawyer in Istanbul.

Plot summary

Narin (the name means delicate or fragile) is a girl from a poor family with an abusive alcoholic father. Struggling against family pressure to quit school, she escapes to the big city. Through dedicated study she becomes a successful lawyer. She makes friends with a rich girl, Deniz, but faces difficulties when Firat, her first love, reappears in her life, engaged to Deniz's sister.

Broadcast schedule

Season Time (PST) Sections Season premiere Season final Channel
Date The premiere audience


Date Final

viewers (rating)

1 season Wednesday 20:00 19 February 13, 2013 5.65 [2] June 19, 2013 3.65 [3] Kanal D
2. season Wednesday 20:00 / 22:00 25 September 11, 2013 3.35 [4] March 12, 2014 4.48

International publication

Representation in other countries

Country The channel (s) Release date Name
Iran GEM TV September 15, 2013 مرحمت
Croatia Nova November 26, 2013 Milost
Bulgaria bTV November 5, 2014 Милост
Serbia Prva February 23, 2015 Milost
Macedonia Sitel TV June 15, 2015 Милост
United States Pasiones TV May 3, 2016 Mercy
Puerto Rico WAPA-TV May 9, 2016 Merhamet
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