The record-shattering world-famous Turkish drama series Diriliş Ertuğrul has gained massive popularity in Pakistan ever since it aired on the country’s national channel dubbed in Urdu, titled Ertugrul Ghazi.
PTV launched the Ertugrul Ghazi Urdu series on YouTube channel, TRT Ertugrul by PTV, earlier this year in May.
The historical saga Ertugrul Ghazi becomes the most-watched drama on YouTube Pakistan. It earlier set the record over 20 million views for its first episode within 2 weeks, surpassing the popularity of Pakistan’s biggest hit Mere Paas Tum Ho.
However, the YouTube channel TRT Ertugrul By PTV after crossing the limit of one million subscribers in less than one month has set a new viewership record, with 10 million subscribers.
Turkish Radio and Television Director Riyaad Minty shared the big news on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter.
In a series of tweets, he shared: “We’ve passed 10 million subscribers on our Urdu Ertugrul channel on YouTube.”
“Globally across all languages, it’s around 15 million subscribers, with over 3 Billion views”, he added.
Globally across all languages it's around 15 million subscribers, with over 3 Billion views. pic.twitter.com/xQmpo4HK3q— Riyaad Minty (@Riy) November 23, 2020
PM Imran Khan had made a special request to make arrangements to broadcast the internationally hit series Diriliş Ertuğrul on State Television, PTV.