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The Six Degrees of Janet Jackson

The singer maybe strengthening her ties to the Middle East with her upcoming marriage to a Qatari businessman, but how will Kipp connect Janet Jackson to Saudi royalty and a Turkish soap opera star?

October 8, 2012 6:25 by


Originally broadcasted in Turkey from 2005-2007, this Turkish soap opera rose to fame when it was dubbed into Arabic. Named after the lead protagonist ‘Noor,’ the show follows the life and challenges of the young and beautiful Noor who gets married into a wealthy family. At the time of the broadcast, maternity wards in the region reported an increase in the popularity of the names Noor and Mohanad-the latter was the male lead of the show which was portrayed by Turkish actor…


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