After politicians and actors, Pakistani cricketers are also hooked to the Turkish TV blockbuster Ertugrul. Speaking to reporters via teleconference, captain Azhar Ali said that the series is being used as an unlikely motivator for the Pakistan team ahead of their must-win third Test clash against England. “There is hardly any player who is not watching Ertugrul,” said Azhar.
The community members of an area in Lahore have paid tribute to the warrior hero of Turkish television series, Dirilis: Ertugrul , by erecting a statue of Ertugrul in their neighbourhood. The warrior in the statue in the Maraghzar Housing Scheme situated along the Multan Road is seen carrying a sword and riding a horse.
Senior PTI leader Faisal Javed Khan has also become part of the Ertugrul debate and defended the airing of foreign content after criticism from Science Minister Fawad Chaudry. In response to Fawad’s tweet, Faisal said that Ertugrul will help our industry and will also give us chance to export our content abroad. He added that we also need to improve our content.
Actor Ahsan Khan wants people in Pakistan to know it is not ok to troll actors and taking to twitter he said that this sort of behaviour was shameful. The actor was referring to the recent trend on social media where people were calling out and trolling stars of the Turkish series Ertugul Ghazi.
Famous writer and poet Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar has announced to write a script like Turkish drama “Ertugrul Ghazi’. The Turkish series has received overwhelming response from the Pakistani viewers. During an interview the writer told that he will be writing a similar script and also has talked to actor Humayun Saeed.
On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s request, you will be able to watch Ertugrul Gazi, a Turkish soap, on PTV this Ramazan. The 179-episode drama series—whose original title is Dirilis: Ertugrul—has been dubbed into Urdu and will air daily. According to the prime minister, watching the show will make the youth learn about Islamic history and ethics.
Turkish drama series Ertugrul Gazi chronicling the life of the Muslim warrior will be aired in Pakistan on PTV from the start of Ramazan. The 179-episode drama series—whose original title is Dirilis: Ertugrul—has been dubbed into Urdu and will be aired on the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The episodes will be aired daily at 9:10pm, with repeat runs during the day.