‘Nothing like we have seen before’: 5 reasons why Dirilis Ertugrul is so popular in Pakistan

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Turkish drama series, Ertugrul Ghazi (Dirilis Ertugrul), recently aired in Pakistan and took everyone by storm. Ever since the first Urdu dubbed season aired, the series already has millions of Pakistani fans and the Prime Minister is no exception!

The story is that of Ertugrul Ghazi – the father of Osman Ghazi, who founded the Ottoman Empire that continued for 6 centuries. Inarguably, Ertugrul Ghazi is the most popular drama right now. Five reasons why Ertugrul Ghazi turned out to be a huge success:

  • Unorthodox Genre

Ertugrul Ghazi is nothing like our conventional Pakistani dramas. The historic drama connects with the viewer at psychological and emotional levels. The writer has beautifully penned down the story’s timeline in chronological order while making sure that nothing is overlooked.

  • Visually Stunning

The audience often remembers dramas for how they look rather than how they are told. Ertugrul Ghazi’s visuals assure a level of sensibility towards aesthetic representation, which bridges the gap between visuals and storytelling. They are breathtaking!

  • Action Packed

Ertugrul Ghazi is a good action drama with a distinctive style, and featuring grounded action that communicates the story.

  • Strong Female Characters

Series have been, and still are, a source of inspiration for many. They have the power to challenge our limits and invoke powerful emotions. Unlike the usual Pakistani dramas, Ertugrul portrays women as strong, brave and with an unbroken spirit in the face of enormous challenges.

  • Impactful Messages

The series is a journey of thought-provoking messages throughout. The series encapsulates the struggle of ‘Good vs Evil’ and that too by backing up with Quranic and Islamic teachings. The crux of the story is that “even after a very long run, goodness always wins!”  

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  • Pakistani’s please stop moral policing turkish actresses. You guys are making a mockery out of yourselves.

  • Ertugrul Ghazi Drama was released in Turkey in 2014, and became the most sought-after entertainment, spreading to Azerbaijan, for its shared history. Recently, Imran Khan (Pakistan’s PM) decided to release it into Urdu Dubbed in Pakistan. Ertugrul Ghazi Drama has taken Pakistan by a storm, breaking multiple youtube records since its Urdu translation was released but the question is that Can Ertugrul Ghazi Drama change the mindset of Muslims specially Pakistani? We have shared some facts and figures of Ertugrul Ghazi Drama, which shows that Ertugrul Ghazi Drama will change the mindset of Muslims very soon.


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