The craze of Ertugrul Ghazi spread across the nation like wildfire and undoubtedly it is one of the finest series on Islamic History ever made to have garnered so much attention.
And now the series has hit another milestone with 10 million subscribers on its official YouTube channel “TRT”, which was launched in April.
“We’ve passed 10 million subscribers on our Urdu Ertugrul channel on YouTube,” Turkish Radio and Television Director Riyaad Minty wrote in a tweet. He thanked viewers across the world for contributing to the show’s success.
According to Minty, the show has around 15 million subscribers, with over three billion views, globally.
Ertugrul Ghazi has become widely popular among Pakistani audience after it began airing in April. It has been dubbed in Urdu by the state-owned television on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Within the first 15 days, the official YouTube channel had crossed one million subscribers.
The season one is primarily based on the life of Muslim warrior Ertugrul Ghazi, the father of Osman I who founded the Ottoman Empire. It was first aired in Turkey in 2014, and was later introduced to the international audience via Netflix, dubbed in different languages.