Imran Khan has been seen recommending the popular drama serial “Turkish Game of Thrones”. He insisted that all of its five seasons should be dubbed in Urdu so that the general public can watch and understand. And this is exactly what is happening.
According to Arab News, Prime Minister made sure that the drama would be accessible to everyone as he made a special request to PTV to air the show.
Shazia Sikander, PTV Director for International Relations revealed that,
“PTV has got exclusive rights for dubbing and screening it in Pakistan.”
Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, special assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting also shared,
“We have taken this initiative as the Prime Minister wants to protect our social, cultural and religious norms.”
She further said,
“It is also Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision to share media content to counter Islamophobia and improve understanding of Islamic values… The Muslim world has its own cultural heritage and values, but we are looking into western ones.”
The casting for voice actors in underway. The release date of the Urdu-dubbed Dirilis: Ertugrul is yet to be revealed.