“Turkan” is inspired by the life of Prof. Dr. Türkan Saylan. The story begins in 1960’s when Turkan is still a student at the Medical Faculty. Apart from Türkan Saylan’s life story, the panorama of the near history is also underlined. While being a student in 1960’s, Turkan meets many once in a life-time opportunities to fulfill her ideals in life. The story is formed by the sequences from Turkan’s college life, her friendships, and her family life… Her struggle with her illness “leprosy”… Turkan, who is a mother, a doctor, an idealist, and a caregiver, experiences many disappointments, but never gives up to reach her ideals in life.