It is the the block busting drama of 2006, adapted from the bestseller of the foremost Turkish author Reşat Nuri Güntekin. It is the resistance story of a traditional Turkish family; “Tekin Family”s against the new social and economic conditions… Ali Rıza Bey, who devoted his life to instilling good values in his five children, resigns from his position as District Governor, when his daughter Necla is accepted to a university in Istanbul. They all decide to settle in Istanbul. Ali Rıza Bey figures out that the city where he was born and raised has changed a lot.
His wife Hayriye Hanım is agitated, his eldest daughter Fikret is sad because she left a love story behind, while Necla, Leyla and little Ayşe are excited that they will now be living in Istanbul. Will Ali Rıza bey keep his family together against the obstacles of this new life in a big city or will they completely fall apart?