Elif is a Turkish novela dubbed into Afrikaans and tells the story of a six-year-old girl who, like so many small girls, finds herself thrust into circumstances she didn’t ask for, at the mercy of self-involved adults.
Her mother Malek secretly delivers her to the wealthy Emiroglu household, where she will grow up, as her mother did, as a servant on the farm.
Monday 3 January 2022
Episode 156 (339)
Asuman goes to a party. Tulay helps out at the Emiroglu house. Melek meets someone who says he can help find Elif. The stress of living in the cold gets to Gonca.
Tuesday 4 January 2022
Episode 157 (340)
Elif and Inci join in the festivities at a birthday party to the birthday girl’s chagrin. Melek appears on TV news to spread the word about Elif. Asuman receives some bad news from her father.
Wednesday 5 January 2022
Episode 158 (341)
Melek and Kenan follows up a lead on Elif. Asuman finds out about who Elif is but Cemal tells her to forget about it. Asuman is insistent that she won’t marry Sedat.
Thursday 6 January 2022
Episode 159 (342)
Feride has some financial trouble and Tulay comes to the rescue. Asuman flees to her aunt at Necdet’s house and he makes her an offer.
Friday 7 January 2022
Episode 160 (343)
Cemal is furious at Asuman and is desperately trying to find her. Asuman finds out who Elif really is, but is prevented from taking her home.
Monday 10 January 2022
Episode 161 (344)
It’s clear that Asuman is trying to get Selim’s attention, but will meeting Kenan change anything? Elif tries to keep Inci calm by telling her stories.
Tuesday 11 January 2022
Episode 162 (345)
Necdet tells Asuman it’s time to make Selim fall in love with her. Inci makes trouble during Cemal’s gambling party.
Wednesday 12 January 2022
Episode 163 (346)
When a stranger arrives to one of Cemal’s card games, Elif is convinced she recognises him and comes up with a plan to see him again. Zeynep wakes up with terrible pain and has to be rushed to the hospital.
Thursday 13 January 2022
Episode 164 (347)
Cemal nearly gets into trouble by the police, but Veysel saves the day. Necdet catches Arzu, as she is about to go through with an evil plan. The family worries about Zeynep, while she is recovering at home.
Friday 14 January 2022
Episode 165 (348)
Tugce is feeling very lonely and Necdet thinks a visit from her mother will help, but things don’t go well. Asuman starts scheming to get closer to Kenan.
Monday 17 January 2022
Episode 166 (349)
Veysel and Cemal try to drink away their problems. Asuman fetches clothes from home and inadvertently leaves a clue for Cemal. Tugce is upset about what Arzu said about Asuman.
Tuesday 18 January 2022
Episode 167 (350)
Asuman needs to get her phone back, but her plan doesn’t work out. When Elif overhears Cemal’s conversation, her hopes of getting away go down the drain.
Wednesday 19 January 2022
Episode 168 (351)
Arzu is suspicious of Asuman’s intentions. Zeynep and Selim get bad news about their baby. Elif escapes but goes back to help Inci. Melek witnesses a man manhandling a child.
Thursday 20 January 2022
Episode 169 (352)
Elif takes care of Inci while she is sick, but this might cause more harm than good. Selim and Zeynep go through something terrible, will they be able to recover from this?
Friday 21 January 2022
Episode 170 (353)
Melek lies about the bruise on her face. Serdar agrees to help Gonca escape. Asuman gets caught and the wedding plans escalate.
Monday 24 January 2022
Episode 171 (354)
Gonca makes her move to escape with Serdar. Tulay and Aliye are worried about Zeynep, and Selim makes Tulay an unexpected offer.
Tuesday 25 January 2022
Episode 172 (355)
Asuman gets saved from a forced marriage. Necdet is in denial about his wife’s loyalty.
Wednesday 26 January 2022
Episode 173 (356)
Elif goes to Rabia’s house at a fortuitous time. Tulay agrees to work at the Emiroglu house. Gonca and Serdar are on the run.
Thursday 27 January 2022
Episode 174 (357)
Sukru gets released from prison and tracks down Melek. Elif goes on a sneaky grocery trip en gets caught. Asuman discovers who Melek is.
Friday 28 January 2022
Episode 175 (358)
Feride calls Kenan to help Melek, while Selim and Zeynep return to class. Cemal catches Elif sneaking out to see Rabia, but doesn’t react the way one would expect.
Monday 31 January 2022
Episode 176 (359)
Cemal takes the girls to visit Rabia, but his intentions aren’t as pure as they seem. Zeynep and Selim get back into the swing of things at university.