In this Coronavirus Pandemic Turkish drama, based on the life and times of the 13th-century Muslim Oghuz Turk leader, Ertugrul, took Pakistan by storm. Now, The Turkish drama Dirilis: Ertugrul is Pakistan’s most Googled TV series of 2020.
Google has released the list of top trending searches of 2020 in Pakistan. Which includes coronavirus. "Pakistan VS England match" and most Googled TV series of 2020 is Turkish Drama Dirilis: Ertugrul.
After Turkish Drama, Meray Paas Tum Ho is touted as the biggest drama in the history of Pakistani television; the show was such a success that the series' finale was screened in cinemas. Netflix hit Money Heist, Indian reality show Big Boss 14, and Mirzapur season 2 also made it to the top list.
In March, with the Corona Virus pandemic stifling television studios, PM Imran Khan had issued special instructions to PTV to air the TV Show in an attempt to boost Islamic culture and values among young people.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said earlier in October, "I warned against copying the west and Bollywood alike but people said this is what the public wants to watch. Ertugrul Ghazi is also one of the most widely watched TV Show, it doesn’t have any obscenity,"