The popularity of Turkish dramas in Pakistan is unstoppable. Moreover, the number of followers of Turkish dramas is growing day by day. A huge number of annual tv series are made in Turkey every year but only one-third make it until the end of the season or maybe less.
So here in this blog, we are going to talk about the best Turkish dramas viewed in Pakistan.
Turkish dramas list
So this Turkish drama series list includes some Turkish romantic series, famous Turkish dramas, Turkish historical series, etc.
In the list of top Turkish series, Diriliş: Ertuğrul aka Ertugrul Ghazi managed to be placed first. Turkish drama Ertugrul is a Turkish historical fiction and adventurous tv series. This show is most famous in Pakistan in fact drama ratings were higher than their origin (Turkey).
Ertugrul Ghazi (Dirilis Ertugrul) was aired in Pakistan on 1st Ramadan 2020. The series has been dubbed in Urdu for the Pakistani viewers. So far only the 1st season of the Ertugrul series has been dubbed in Urdu but the drama series is already being watched by many Pakistani fans with the help of English subtitles. This is one of those rare dramas which has been recommended by the Prime Minister itself and which gave PTV home 5 million new subscribers on the PTV youtube channel. There are 130 million views from Pakistani audiences on this drama serial.
Ishq E Mamnu
Aşk-ı Memnu aka Ishq e mamnu is a Turkish drama series aired on Urdu 1 and Drama Central Youtube channel. Ishq e Mamnoon has broken rating records in its origin Turkey and over 90 million Pakistani’s watched this drama serial. Ishq e mamnu was the first foreign drama to get so many ratings in Pakistan.
The popularity of the Ishq e Mamnu eventually led to the rise of Turkish Entertainment in Pakistan. Ishq e Mamnu that had been translated to 39 global languages also took the Pakistani nation by storm. This drama was even re-broadcasted in Pakistan from time to time due to the high demand of the audience.
Fatima Gul – Aakhir Mera Qasoor Kya?
Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne? Aka Fatima Gul is another popular Turkish drama serial after Ishq e Mamnoon and Ezel. Fatima Gul was the second most famous Turkish drama series in Pakistan which was ranked top in 2013 above Pakistani shows like Aunn Zara, Zindagi Gulzar Hai, and Kankar. Fatima Gul was aired on Urdu 1 with the title Fatima Gul – Aakhir Mera Qasoor Kya?. Fatima Gul averaged 16 percent Television ratings with a viewership above 25m in Pakistani markets.
The story revolves around a rape victim’s survivor story Fatima Gul. This drama serial turned out to be a thought-provoking tale of love and hope, leaving its audience stunned with the purity of its plotline. Fatima Gul raised a bold, and sensitive issue of society, it disclosed a close-to-reality struggle of an innocent girl Fatima who was raped a couple of days before her wedding. Fatima fought with bravery to seek ultimate justice for her.
Intikam Turkish Drama
Intikam is a thrilling Turkish drama series. This drama was aired on Geo Kahani in 2013. This drama gained massive popularity in Pakistani audiences due to its criminal and thrilling storyline.
The drama series Intikam follows the life of Yağmur Özden, who seeks to avenge her father’s imprisonment for a crime he never committed and his sudden death in prison. She is set to get back at everyone who had done wrong with her father.
Feriha Turkish Drama
Adını Feriha Koydum aka Feriha is a Turkish drama series of Love. Drama Series Feriha exposed the ills & evils that develop in the elite class of Turkish society. The college love story is devoted to a doorman’s daughter Feriha, who falls in love with a rich guy Emir in college.
Feriha is a heartbreaking story of a woman trying to fit into a culture where status is everything, falling in love, and then dying for love, is quite an emotional thing. Feriha was broadcasted on URDU 1.
Kaala Paisa Pyaar
Kara Para Aşk aka Kara Para Aşk aka Kaala Paisa Pyaar is a Turkish drama series. Kaala Paisa Pyaar was aired on Urdu 1 in Pakistan. Kaala Paisa Pyaar thrillingly revolves around robberies and mystery and finding out the truth. It’s surely guaranteed to keep you at the corner of your seats.
Pyar Lafzon Main Kahan Drama
Aşk Laftan Anlamaz aka Pyaar Lafzon Main Kahan is a Turkish romantic comedy-drama series broadcasted on Filmazia. Pyaar Lafzon Main Kahan is one of the best foreign language romantic comedies. The storyline of the drama series was very simple and heart-touching which attracts a greater number of audiences in Pakistan. Many cute fight clips were viral on Social media.
Mera Sultan or Hurrem Aur Sultan
Muhteşem Yüzyıl aka Mera Sultan is a historical fiction Turkish drama series of the old Ottoman Empire. The magnificent Sultan Suleman ruled Pakistani television with its 4 seasons (139 Episodes). This drama series was broadcasted on two channels as Mera Sultan on Geo Kahani and Hurrem Aur sultan on ATV. This drama series is interesting to watch if history, politics, and of course love stories are your favorite.
Ezel Turkish Drama
Ezel is a Turkish crime drama series broadcasted on Geo Kahani. The drama revolves around Omer, who was accused by his best friend and his lover for those crimes that he never committed. After a couple of years in prison, he vanishes and lives with a new identity, and takes revenge from all. This drama series gained a very huge fan following especially in its origin.
The Protector aka Hakan
The Protector is a Turkish fantasy drama series that is also available on Netflix. The Protector is based on a guy named Hakan, who is a young shopkeeper. His modern world gets turned upside down when he determines that he is linked to a secret ancient order that is tasked with protecting Istanbul from an indestructible enemy. If you’re looking for a thrilling drama series then this one is especially for you.
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