‘Ertugrul’ sparks questions over Pakistani nationalism

Last October, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan suggested that his countrymen watch a historic action thriller, Drilis: Ertugrul (“Resurrection: Ertugrul”). Aired on Netflix, this Turkish drama series claims international viewership. The Ertugrul craze reached unimaginable heights in Pakistan. Although Turkish drama series have been aired before in Pakistan, Ertugrul is breaking all the previous records. […]