An epic love between Akkiz, the legendary mountain warrior girl who was orphaned by Gok Khan Korkut Khan in the harsh steppe of Central Asia, and Gok Tegini Batuga, orphaned by Korkut Khan in the Gok Palace during the Gokturk Khaganate.
Destan (English: Epic) is a Turkish historical and fictional television series signed by Bozdağ Film and its first episode premiered on November 23, 2021, directed by Emir Khalilzadeh and written by Nehir Erdem and Ayşe Ferda Erilmaz. Ebru Shahin, Oedipus Tepeli and Selim Bayraktar star in the series. The series is created as fiction, inspired by several epics, not historical reality.
The supervisor of this series is the head of the history department of Yeditepe University Prof. Dr , Dokuz Aylul University, head of the Turkish Institute of General History, Prof. Dr. Erkan Goksu.