Why “Dirilis Ertugrul” So Popular in Pakistan?

Why “Dirilis Ertugrul” So Popular in Pakistan?

This historical drama series has sparked a craze in Pakistan. Turkish broad caster TRT’s show ” Drilis Ertugrul” has gone viral in the country after it began airing on state-run Pakistan television (PTV). The story is based on 13th century Turkish historical figure Ertugrul Gazi and his struggle to find his Kayi Tribe a homeland. We wanted to find out why many Pakistani viewers just can’t get enough of the show, so we asked them. Here are some of the reviews.

“I love this season alot because it’s nice, it’s clean. There’s justice and honour”

“It teaches about great Islamic values about Muslim unity and respect for elders,respect for women.It doesn’t objectify women like other mainstream media”

“There is a lot of lesson in every single episode”

“It creates awareness among young boys and girls about our glorious past”

“I can definitely watch Ertugrul season a million,thousand times if i can”

“It enlightens the way that the Muslim ruled across the world”

“It is a very interesting show which promotes Islamic values,Turkish values and promotes Islamic cultures”

“It’s dialogues are very meaningful with great philosophical depth”

“This season not only shows Islamic values,Turkish culture but it also tells us that we have our history our heroes and we can learn from them”

But the series isn’t just gaining traction in Pakistan we received countless testimonies from fans in Bangladesh,Kashmir and India.We also wanted to share their love for Dirilis Ertugrul, and while many people are just watching the show for some family-friendly entertainment others are looking at Ertugrul Bey and his journey as a source of inspiration.

So why do you watch Dirilis Ertugrul? Let us know in comments.


Reported By: Laraib Arshad

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