WATCH: ‘Arabs won’t like it’, Fawad Ch comments on Diriliş: Ertuğrul’s popularity in Pakistan

“The popular drama series is based more on Turkish history than Islamic history."- Fawad Chaudhry

The Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, has expressed his displeasure with the Turkish drama series Diriliş: Ertuğrul being aired on PTV.

During an interview with a private TV Channel, the Minister said, “The popular drama series is based more on Turkish history than Islamic history.”

The Minister added, “We should make dramas on our history, but many Pakistanis do not believe in the pre-1947 history.”


”Arabs won’t like it”

  “Arabs presumably won’t like Turkish drama gaining popularity in Pakistan,” Chaudhry said.

However, Pakistanis do not agree with the Federal Minister. Since its airing on April the 25th, the Turkish drama has broken all viewership records in Pakistan.

The official YouTube channel, ‘TRT Ertugrul by PTV,’ has more than 3.6 million subscribers in less than 30 days. Similarly, the channel is making new viewership records, with each episode getting 3 million views on average.

The serial was a personal recommendation of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, who, during a public meeting last year, had endorsed the fact that every Pakistani should watch Ertugrul to learn about Islamic history.

However, people like Fawad Chaudhry believe that the Turkish serial is creating an identity crisis among Pakistanis.

What are your views on this? Share with us in the comments bar below.

  • Fawad is a liberal ass, and can’t take anything with religion to do. Muslim history revolves around Umayyad, Abbaside, and Ottoman empires in the Middle East.

  • Fawad chaudry is liberal

    He is chewel he doesn’t know how much Pakistani love to watch ertugrul

  • What’s wrong with fat ass Fawad? Firqa warana statement? It is a Islamic history you fat ignorant PIG.


    Stop leaking NEWS to the press.. You are warned.. Saltanat a Osmania is a Islamic history. Do NOT categorized into Arab Turkish fasad.


    STFU. Brown idiot.

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