On April 25 this year, at the behest of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, the Turkish drama ‘Derelish Ertugrul’, meaning ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’, aired on Pakistan Television (PTV) with Urdu translation, launched a new season before the start of the third season. Aizaz made his name.
A total of two seasons of ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ have been shown on PTV so far and the third season is about to start soon, however, the popularity of the drama is increasing day by day.
At the time of airing ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ by the PTV management, a separate YouTube channel was created under the name ‘TRT Ertugrul by PTV’, which now has 10 million subscribers.
The channel was created while airing ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ on PTV and it was already subscribed by 40,000 people on the first day while the said channel was subscribed by 1 million people in just 15 days.
Although PTV wanted to set a world record for more subscribers in a short time through this YouTube channel, it did not happen, but now the same channel has crossed a new milestone.
Now, in just 7 months, the number of subscribers of the said YouTube channel has reached 10 million, while the first episode of the drama uploaded on the same channel has been viewed 83 million times so far.
Each episode of the nearly 150 episodes of the two seasons of ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ has been viewed an average of 5 million times on the said YouTube channel.
The first season of ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ had 76 episodes and the last episode of the first season was uploaded on YouTube on August 7, 2020, the first episode of the second season was released on August 8.
The second season of ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ has almost the same number of episodes as the first season and by November 22, 75 episodes had been released.
The third season of ‘Ertugrul Ghazi’ will be aired on PTV soon and now this drama is being aired on 5 days of the week. The said drama is being aired on PTV all the days of the week except Monday and Tuesday. Is.
The play is also known as Turkey’s Game of Thrones and is of great importance in connection with the Islamic conquests of the 13th century.
The story of the play “Derelish Ertugrul” pre-dates the establishment of the Ottoman Empire in the 13th century and revolves around a brave Muslim general named Ertugrul, also known as “Ertugrul Ghazi”.
Rama shows how in the 13th century the Turkish general Ertugrul bravely fought the Mongols, the Crusaders and the oppressors and maintained a series of victories.
The play depicts Ertugrul’s pre-Ottoman rule, bravery and love.
The drama has been aired in different languages in 60 countries of the world even before it was presented in Urdu in Pakistan.
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The drama is based on five seasons, was originally aired on TRT in 2014 and is now available on other online streaming channels, including Netflix.