Pakistan Television (PTV) has reportedly made a profit of a whooping Rs.42 crore from the Urdu dubbed broadcast of the Turkish series, Dirilis Ertugrul. The state-run television had telecast the show on the recommendations of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The show which began its broadcast in April-May this year broke all popularity records in Pakistan.
As per the statistics shared by PTV, Ertugrul Ghazi trended atop on Pakistan’s social media. It was even among most searched trends on Google on Pakistan.
The series had surpassed 10 million followers on its Urdu YouTube channel, TRT Ertugrul by PTV. PTV had started broadcasting it from this Ramadan through a special arrangement with the Turkish state broadcaster, TRT-1.
Source: Global Village Space