Pakistani-Turkish drama Series Selahaddin Eyyubi’s grand set unveils
The highly anticipated collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey is a drama series on the life of great Islamic warrior and ruler Selahaddin Eyyubi.
Recently, Pakistani celebrities shared a few glimpses of the grand set of drama series on their Instagram account. The cast of the drama includes 25% of actors from Pakistan. Ayesha Omar and Ushna Shah will be seen among the actors in the series.
Actress Ayesha Omar posted some pictures from the set and is all set to start shooting for the series. She wrote, “Humbled, supremely grateful and floored to be a part of history in the making. Thank you Allah, for this fantastic opportunity to tell the world our story, with the coolest team, the coolest crew and in the coolest city ever. One dreams of stuff like this. And I dared to do so. But it’s all HIM. On the sets of the first ever Pakistan/Turkey collab telling the story of one of the greatest Islamic warriors in the history of the world, the great Selahaddin Eyyubi. This is just the beginning. Cannot wait to be in costume, on set and in character. InshAllah!”
Taking to Instagram, Ushna Shah also unveiled the grand set in Turkey and shared a few clicks.
According to media reports, the production of the drama series will begin in October. The first of the 30 episodes will be released in December. A Turkish actor will play the title role of Salahuddin Ayyubi in the drama, which is produced by the Turkish company Akli Films and the Pakistani company Ansari & Shah Films.
A detailed post has been shared from the official Instagram page of the production company Ansari and Shah film.
“We are grateful to all the friends who supported this project and specifically Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui who have backed us from day one. They have been a tremendous inspiration and driving force behind us. Their guidance has been pivotal in steering our way to materialize this humongous feat. It is also important to mention the grand company of Mr. Sarfaraz Akber that made every trip beautiful and he continues to extend his valuable advice from time to time,” the post read.
According to Ansari-Shah Films official website, “the joint production has already started and the outlines of 3 seasons of the serial will start its production in as early as spring 2022. Pakistan showbiz industry will have a lifetime opportunity to showcase their talent as Ansari–Shah production has been able to secure 25% slots in the entire production including technical, writing, dialogues, acting, marketing, etc. departments.”