Pakistan State television (PTV) to telecast new episodes of Ertuğrul in Ramadan. This was announced in his tweet by Faisal Javed khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Senator and Chairman Standing Committee on Info Broadcasting.
Ertuğrul Gazi is a historical figure dating back to the 13th century, who belonged to the ‘Kayi tribe’ and fought for his religion, conquering many lands in the way of Allah. He was the son of Suleyman Shah of Oghuz descent. Ertuğrul’s son, Osman, succeeded the throne and founded the Ottoman Empire around 1299. The term “Ottoman” is derived from Osman’s name, which was “Uthman” in Arabic. At its height the empire encompassed most of south-eastern Europe to the gates of Vienna, including present-day Hungary, the Balkan region, Greece, and parts of Ukraine; portions of the Middle East now occupied by Iraq, Syria, Israel, and Egypt; North Africa as far west as Algeria; and large parts of the Arabian Peninsula.
The series, ‘Resurrection: Ertuğrul,’ starts with a melodious title song accompanied with rubab and violin that has become very popular and is on repeat on many people’s playlist. What actually has appealed to people is the historical setting and the mesmerizing portrayal of all the sterling qualities of Ertuğrul, along with his love story with Halime Sultan, the niece of Sultan Alauddin (Sultan of Konya). The unconditional love and loyalty between the two, and the respect they have for each other has captivated the viewers’ attention to the extent that fans are now idealizing the characters. A couple of other things that have impacted the viewers are Ertuğrul’s bond with his Alp friends – Dogan, Bamsi and Turgut, and his spiritual bonding with Sheikh ul Arabi (a spiritual figure in the drama).
Javed faisal get mixed reaction on his tweet,
Wahid khan @Wahidkhan1170 Said: “As much as we’re all addicted to ertugrul ghazi , we should not lose sight of our own great indigenous history of Pakistan, ie, the pashtun , punjabi, balochi and sindhis .. my 2p worth..”
Patriotic Pakistani @CRA45497893: Good to hear that We need to show culture which represents Muslims and which is close to Islam. Our own culture and traditions are important to be shown to young generation.
@GhanishKuxh: Open Bars and pubs like Turkey in Pakistan. Dont opt dual standards.
Sheikh Usman Javed @SheikhUsmanJave: Bhai Ertugrul sy sehri aftari kre ghareeb awaam kya. Batein km aur kaam py dehaan dy. inflation control kre
Muhammad Ali @AliMali80367654: Ertugrul Serial Teaches the ruler to keep strict eye to those people who are very close to you. might be they are enemies agents… UNFORTUNATELY PMIK didn’t learn anything from Ertugrul serial SMQ, ASAD UMER, CH SERVER ARE AGENTS AND TRAPED IK.