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January 17, 2021

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Dirilis: Ertugrul creators to collaborate with Pakistan’s Ansari films

The ties between Pakistan and Turkey extend beyond political alliances. Turkish dramas such as Mera Sultan, Fatimagul and most recently Dirilis: Ertugrul has found a huge audience in Pakistan. So it makes sense that Turkish and Pakistani producers are joining hands for future projects.

Turkey’s Tekden Films (that was behind the hit Turkish series, Ertugrul), will join hands with Pakistan’s Ansari Films. Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui will be shepherding the project from pre to post production.

Earlier this week a dinner was hosted by Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddiqui for the Turkish guests.

Siddiqui took to Instagram and shared the news: “As millennials say; “super stoked” to bring to you a partnership that transcends borders. Pakistan and Turkey have joined hands in a collaboration between Dr Kashif Ansari’s Ansari films, TRT films and Mr. Kamal Tekdin’s Tekdin Films to usher in a fresh era in Pakistani industry. The new venture has also got on board yours truly and Humayun Saeed as an extended arm, which means both of us will be taking care of all the pre, on-going and post production activities of this collaboration. For the uninitiated, Tekdin Films is the name behind the blockbuster Dirilis: Ertugrul.”

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