"Dirilis: Ertugrul" Turkish serial poster
"Dirilis: Ertugrul" poster

Dirilis Ertugrul – A Popular Turkish Television show

Dirilis Ertugrul

Dirilis Ertugrul is one of the most-watched Turkish television show in Turkey and more than 60 other countries worldwide. It is often described as a ‘Turkish Game of Thrones‘.

“Dirilis Ertugrul” depicts the story of the father of Osman. who was the founder of the Ottoman Empire? “Resurrection Ertugrul” as it appears in Netflix is the sequel of “Dirilis Ertugrul”

This series is a deep appreciation of the culture and Muslim faith. It is based on the trials and tribulations of the previous time period of tribes.

Ertugrul History

The serial depicts the life challenges and migration of the Kayi tribes in the late 13 century. On the other hand, it also describes the Turk’s violent wars with Mongols, crusaders, Byzantine emperors in Anatolia.

The series is rich in the detailed description of historical details of daily life. In other words, folklore, economy, commerce, gastronomy, as well as festivities and handicrafts.

Throughout the series, it is kept in mind the objective of education and engaging the audience about the real meaning of being a true Muslim.

 Along with religious and philosophical content, In addition, we also find many other elements such as political and betrayal intrigue at all levels.

Above all, the serial is full of thrills and twists. Each season keeps you engage with interesting and unexpected truths and moments. The whole serial explains the story with rich historical details.

Ertugrul Cast

Engin Altan Duzyatan is a Turkish actor who gave life to Ertugrul. The story of the hero truly depicts the real essence of Islamic velour and honor. The serial allowing the viewers to have a realistic approach. It tells the audions to what Islam is in its true essence.

In the story, Ertugrul is facing three types of problems, his family issues, conflicts within the tribe. He is also dealing with external enemies like the Templars or Mongols who are always plotting his annihilation.

The leading female characters like Ertugrul’s wife to be, Halime Sultan is a very attractive and fascinating character. she plays the role very beautifully. she inspires the audience with her courageous acts and dialogues.  

Furthermore, another most important feature is the use of scholars. Ibne Arabi Islamic scholar and Sufi give guidance to Ertugrul in different matters.

These teachers appear at difficult times in the hero’s life. In other words, He guides how to deal with the situation with examples from Quran and Hadeeth. He always guides from the life of the Prophet Mohammad (SAW).

In contrast, the array of traitors makes a fascinating subset of villains. The character of Kurtoglu is secretly plotting with the Templars and the scheming adviser to the Seljuk Sultan.

The character of Kurtoglu plays the role of villains. he Secretly plots with Templar knights to make himself the leader of the Kayi tribe. As a result of his treason was beheaded by Ertugrul in season 1.

 The serial also describes the role of women in the day to day life. The women of Dirilis Ertugrul are shown completely under the wrap of beautiful Turkish hijabs.

Halime Sultan wife of ertuğrul
Halime Sultan

The women also act as Beys or chieftains in place of their husbands and brothers when required, they fight with swords or daggers. Powerful and willful ladies provide help in financial matters.

what makes Dirilis Ertugrul popular?

High-quality production and talented actors make it a sensational serial. All the actors take their roles very seriously and efficiently. The director knows how to keep the audience on the edge of their seats in every episode.

Pakistani PM Imran Khan not only recommends the popular serial. He insists all five seasons should be dubbed in Urdu. So that the general public can watch and understand the serial.

consequently, the most notable lessons from this serial are to maintain your orientation towards establishing justice. And protect the innocent, trust in God, and never give up.

Therefore the series describes, in a very pure way, details about the Quran and teachings of the holy prophet (SAW). This serial helps to educate people positively about what it really means to be a Muslim.