8 years after his father banished him, Aviel Zagouri returns home at the request of his dying grandfather. On his deathbed, Aviel’s grandfather makes him vow to re-open the family falafel stand – no matter what. And when Aviel’s great-aunt puts puts a curse on the superstitious family that can only be lifted by making the business a success, Aviel’s vow turns his family's life upside down! From that moment on, every piece of bad luck is seen as a result of the curse, igniting battles among the family, raising age-old feuds and exposing their hidden and forbidden relationships.
A modern interpretation of the return of the prodigal son, Zagouri Empire is an intense yet humorous drama that follows the lovable and complex characters of the Zagouri family. With record-breaking VOD views and winning the Israeli Television Academy prize for best multi-episode drama, Zagouri Empire was HOT’s most successful drama at the time of airing.
Episodes: 51 x 60 mins
Broadcaster: HOT, Israel
Production: United Studios Israel
HOT 51 x 60 mins, 2 seasons (Hebrew)