Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir jokingly asked Indian skipper Virat Kohli if he was an actor in the popular Turkish drama Dirilis: Ertugrul.
The left-arm fast-bowler took to social media website Twitter to make the comparison.
— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) May 15, 2020
On Prime Minister Imran Khan’s request, the Turkish soap chronicling the life of the Muslim warrior, has been airing on PTV every day. The 179-episode drama series—whose original title is Dirilis: Ertugrul—has been dubbed into Urdu.
According to the prime minister, watching the show will make the youth learn about Islamic history and ethics.
Senator Faisal Javed Khan shared that the prime minister was interested in airing Yunus Emre in Pakistan as well. The TV show narrates the story of an Islamic poet and mystic.
The Turkish epic has received much popularity among the viewers in Pakistan with the show being frequently discussed on social media website.