Imran Khan Wants Everyone To Watch Turkish TV Series Dirilis: Ertugrul: Here’s Why
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been often seen reading historical books. Probably this is the reason he has so much to talk about whenever he talks about history. Recently, on his way back home, after delivering a historical speech at United Nations General Assembly, the Pakistani Premier was spotted reading The Anarchy by William Dalrymple.
PM Khan’s interest is not just limited to historical book but he does watch historical Television serials such as Dirilis: Ertugrul. Of course, we didn’t know it until he himself talked about it during an event. PM Imran Khan stated that we should be making movies on the lives of muslim heroes such as Khalid Bin Waleed. The PM also mentioned the acclaimed Turkish TV series Dirilis: Ertugrul (Resurrection:Ertugrul in English). Although, the series is available on Netflix with English subtitles but PM Khan wants to the whole series to be dubbed in Urdu for the better understanding of common people.
Prime Minister Imran Khan along with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohammad vowed to introduce a BBC type English TV channe. The English TV channel will be mainly focused on trying to bring an end to raise of Islamophobia and clearing all misconceptions regarding muslims and Islam.
About Dirilis: Ertugrul
Dirilis: Ertugrul is also dubbed as the Turkish Game of thrones. The Turkish television series isn’t just popular in muslim countries but across the globe. Dirilis: Ertugrul is believed to have fans across as much as 60 countries which includes most of the western countries.
With it’s positive portrayal of muslim warriors, Dirilis: Ertugrul would be the perfect choice in helping Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia succeed in their agenda of trying to portray the positive side of muslims. Unlike the common bollywood and Hollywood movies, women in Dirilis: Ertugrul has been presented as strong warriors and wise rulers.
Dirilis: Ertugrul is based on true historical events. It tells the heroic efforts of Ertugrul Ghazi and his struggle along with his people against the Mongols and the crusaders.
Despite concerns of the Pakistani drama makers few years ago following the success of Turkish dramas in Pakistan. The dubbing of Dirilis: Ertugrul in urdu would be a great step forward in telling the people about the great Muslim past.