By Irum Saleem
How Turkish drama Dirilis Ertugrul aired by PTV Home is going to set new records in Pakistan and Middle East.
The private TV channels here must be envying the move by PTV to purchase this historical drama and breaking the record through millions of viewership.
This play on PTV is also going to break a YouTube world record.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is also taking credit in its record viewership as he had encouraged Pakistanis to watch the series.
“Let’s get the world record for most new subscribers in 1 month on YouTube. The current record is 6.6 million and the channel Ertugrul Ghazi can beat that with your love! We have 15 days to make history,” it says.
“Due to the unprecedented following of #ErtugrulUrduPTV on PTV, and its mass appeal with Pakistani audiences, the official YouTube channel #TRTErtugrulByPTV has crossed 1 million followers & counting! Long live Pakistan-Turkey friendship!”
Dirilis Ertugrul is the Turkish warrior whose son Usman later laid the foundation of Ottoman Empire in three continents that ruled over 600 years (1320-1914). Pak Destiny