Most of you people know about the historic and very famous Turkish series Dirilis Ertugrul (Ressurection Ertugrul) which is now very famous in the whole world! This series started in 2014 in Turkey and ended in 2019. It is one of the most famous Turkish tv serials of all time with a huge audience in the Middle East, Balkans, Soth America and South Asia. But the question is that what makes this series so special? Why everyone in Muslim countries like this series so much?
The answer is not so simple because this series contains many epic battle scenes, loyalties among warriors, and the firm faith in Allah, but one of the main aspects is the character of the brave leader of kayi tribe and the father of the founder of ottoman empire Ertuğrul Ghazi. People love his character because of firm faith, Bravery in his soul. He was one of the greatest warriors of that time in Anatolia (present-day Turkey).
The series sets in the 13th century Anatolia region which was under the control of the sultanate of rum at that time! All the tribes including Ertugrul’s tribe were under the sultanate of rum They are surrounded by crusaders of that time and Mongols. If you take a glance at the history of the ottoman empire you will know that Ertugrul was the father of the Ottoman’s first sultan Osman I. The Ottoman Empire lasted from 1299 to 1922.
In this series, the role of Ertugrul is played by Engin Altan Düzyatan who is 40 years old now! With a classy beard and handsome chunk style, he is one the most loved character of the series with over 10 million fans around the world! Many people compare him with the game of thrones character ” Jon Snow”. Some called him as he is the new Jon snow of the world due to his popularity in over 40 countries.
In the middle east and in Pakistan this series become very popular due to the real message of jihad and Islamic traditions and reaal time Turkish history. Prime Minister Imran Khan during his speech last year said that the national channel PTV should start this series and now from 1st of Ramzan Dirilis Ertugrul will air on daily at 9 pm.