ANKARA: Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan expressed the hope that he would come to Pakistan.
Altan who essays the character of Ertugrul Ghazi in the historic TV series, took to Instagram on Monday to voice his joy at the record breaking response from Pakistani fans for his drama serial being aired by the Pakistan Television.
“I love you Pakistan, thank you for watching us. I hope I can come to meet all of you one day,” the actor wrote sharing an Urdu post regarding YouYube views.
The Turkish television series Dirilis (Resurrection) Ertugrul, based on the life and times of the 13th-century Muslim Oghuz Turk leader, Ertugrul, has taken Pakistan by storm.
According to the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), 133.38 million people have so far watched the drama series from April 25- May 14. Also, its episodes are trending on YouTube in Pakistan every day.
In just 20 days, since the series with Urdu dubbing started riding on the airwaves, PTV’s YouTube channel has registered exponential rise its viewership with 2.1 million subscribers, shattering all previous records.
With growing popularity, these numbers are expected to climb up further in the coming days.