Pakistan and Turkey have come together to present the much-anticipated historical series, Kudüs Fatihi Selahaddin Eyyubi. The series is based on the life of Saladin, the founder of Ayyubid dynasty, and will vividly recount the renowned commander’s heroic capture of Jerusalem during the Crusades. The series is slated for release on TRT 1 on November 13.
“Selahaddin Eyyubi: The Epic Tale of a True Warrior King”
A Grand Production
Veteran Pakistani actors Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui, in collaboration with Dr Kashif Ansari, Ahmet Faruk Bakacak, and Dr Junaid Ali Shah, had joined forces to bring this grand production to the screen. The lead role of Sultan Selahaddin Eyyubi is to be portrayed by the renowned Turkish actor Uğur Güneş, known for his impressive debut in TRT’s other famous historical series, Diriliş: Ertuğrul, in which he portrayed Tugtekin Bey.
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A Meticulously Crafted Set
The filming of Selahaddin Eyyubi is taking place on an expansive set meticulously designed to replicate the ancient city of Damascus, sprawling across a vast 200-acre area. The meticulously crafted set reportedly captures the essence of the era and will transport viewers back in time.
An Emotional Message
Adnan Siddiqui took to Instagram to share the teaser, where he penned an emotional message, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the epic saga of Selahaddin Eyyubi, a true warrior king. He described the upcoming period piece as an opportunity to step into an era marked by unparalleled valor and honor.
A Collaboration for Non-Muslims
The series is being produced by Turkey’s Akli Film and Pakistan’s Ansari and Shah Films. The producers asserted that the main target of the series are non-Muslims who are unaware of Muslim history. The series is being written by numerous Turkish historians and they are also being abetted by Pakistani historians and research writers.
At present, there is no information available about how many episodes will be in this series. However, it is expected that this series will be a huge success like other historical dramas produced by Turkey. We are eagerly waiting for its release.
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