A new mini-series, Astana, My Love, showcasing Kazakhstan’s glittering capital, begins broadcasting on July 1 in the run up to celebrations for the capital’s July 6 anniversary. The twelve-part series, a joint venture between Kazakhfilm Studios, Eurasia Film Productions and the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, was filmed on location in Astana and Almaty and features actors from Kazakhstan and Turkey.
The fairytale begins 25 years ago: a Turkish Airlines flight was crossing over Kazakhstan. On board was the wife of a Turkish construction tycoon. During the flight she gives birth to a daughter, delivered by a Kazakh doctor who herself has a one-year old son. In the heat of the moment they agree that their children will marry one day.
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