Istanbul Zalem (Zalim Istanbul) – Ruthless City – is a story that brings two families together via a twist of fate.
One family is rich and wealthy, but are unfortunate in that their son is disabled and unable to be mobile. His parents are concerned about his ability to survive once they are gone and his future happiness if no woman agrees to marry them. The sister is vain and uninterested in helping the family take care of her brother. The family elects to purchase their son a bride who will be able to take care of him physically and emotionally well after they are gone.