Turkish tv collection “Diriliş Ertuğrul” (“Resurrection: Ertuğrul”) is aiming to interrupt the world record for essentially the most new subscribers on YouTube in a 28-day interval.
After being aired on the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), TRT Ertugrul by PTV, the collection’ Urdu-language YouTube channel, crossed 2 million subscribers and over 100 million views within the first 16 days. In order to interrupt the record, 6.62 million subscribers are wanted.
“With the #ErtugrulYouTubeRecord marketing campaign we’re hoping to construct on the wonderful YouTube success the collection has had already and we hope this marketing campaign will join our international followers round a typical purpose,” mentioned Murat Akgüç, deputy director of TRT.
Both TRT and PTV are campaigning to draw extra Urdu-speaking followers of the collection to subscribe to the YouTube Channel.
“I hope that the Urdu model, solely 18 episodes of which have been considered by greater than 110 million instances in simply 18 days, will proceed to make new data within the days to return. I’m sure that this relationship between PTV and TRT will go a great distance,” mentioned Aamer Manzoor, managing director of PTV.
TRT is working with PTV to translate and dub the collection and make it accessible to the Urdu-speaking viewers in Pakistan and overseas at no cost.
PTV broadcasts a brand new dubbed episode on tv on daily basis, and the episode is thereafter uploaded to the YouTube channel.
TRT is targeted on guaranteeing that the dubbed model of the collection is uploaded to YouTube in order that the present may be considered internationally by Urdu-speaking audiences world wide.
PTV dubbed the collection in Urdu after Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Turkey final 12 months and was knowledgeable concerning the significance of the collection.
On April 25, coinciding with the primary day of Ramadan, PTV aired the primary episode of the favored Turkish TV collection, which highlights the historical past of Muslims in the course of the 13th century.
Shortly after the 45-minute first episode was broadcast, #ErtugrulUrduPTV was trending with viewers welcoming the collection as they shared scenes from the primary episode on social media.
Often described because the Turkish “Game of Thrones,” the collection is woven round 13th century Anatolia and tells the story previous to the institution of the Ottoman Empire. It illustrates the battle of Ertuğrul Gazi, father of the empire’s founder.
Other Turkish TV collection have additionally change into massively widespread in Pakistan.
Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia agreed final September to battle the rising international development of Islamophobia, primarily within the West.
The trio of nations determined to launch a tv channel devoted to confronting challenges posed by Islamophobia and to supply movies on Muslim heroes.