Engin Altan Düzyatan Speaks About The Success Of Ertugrul In Pakistan
Ertugrul Star Talks About Why The Series Has Connected With Pakistanis
The Turkish hit series Diriliş: Ertuğrul has crossed all the previous records of any Turkish serial which has this much fan following. Engin Altan Düzyatan who plays the titular role in the series has got a huge fan following in Pakistan. The actor opened up in an interview on BBC Asian Network.
The 40-year old star gave an interview to BBC Asian Network and opened up about the Urdu- dubbed series response which he is getting in the form of immense love and fame.
Who's as obsessed with #Ertugrul as @DJNoreenKhan? ????— BBC Asian Network (@bbcasiannetwork) June 25, 2020
Noreen speaks to lead actor #EnginAltan about the success of the historical Turkish series in Pakistan and around the world
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When asked by the host DJ Noreen Khan that what does he think why people in Pakistan are admiring Ertugrul so much? He replied, “I think both Turkish people and Pakistani people love well-crafted stories. Turkish series are successful in conveying a touching sense of drama to the audience.”
He further spoke about the outline of his character ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ and said, “I love Ertuğrul Ghazi’s vision, strengths, purpose in life and all of his values. He is an admirable person and I am really happy that I could portray his life.”
Further in his interview, the starlet was overwhelmed with the public response and show’s popularity. He even told that the appreciation is unexpected. “When we were filming, we knew from the beginning it was going to be a memorial series. However, this much attention, even I didn’t imagine. We are grateful,” he added.
Engin also spoke about the rise in Turkish tourism and popularity and said, “We know for a fact Turkish popularity increased after the TV series which is great news. We are really glad.”
Undoubtedly, Ertugrul fever is now very common in every nook and corner in Pakistan after Prime minister’s directives.