Pakistan, Turkey to co-produce TV series on Muslim general Salahuddin Ayyubi

Turkey and Pakistan have announced plans to co-produce a television series about Salahuddin Ayyubi. Salahuddin al-Ayyubi was a revered Muslim general who was known to the West as Saladin. Producer Emre Konuk, the owner of Akli Films in Turkey, welcomed the project offer from Pakistan’s Ansari & Shah Films on Saturday. Furthermore, the international project was meant to benefit both countries and the art world.

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“A happy news on a blessed Friday night! Contract signed between Akli Films and Ansari & Shah Films about ‘Sultan Selahaddin Ayyubi’,” Konuk tweeted.

Featuring actors from Pakistan and Turkey, the series is set to have three seasons in Turkey. Salahuddin Ayyubi is considered one of the world’s foremost historical figures. In 1187, Saladin defeated the crusaders and captured Jerusalem.

Source: TRT World