Would have visited Pakistan several times, if no pandemic: Esra Bilgic 

By: News Desk      Published: 11:26 AM, 29 Jun, 2020
Would have visited Pakistan several times, if no pandemic: Esra Bilgic 

Esra Bilgic has become the most favourite Turkish actress of Pakistani fans after state-run PTV started airing "Dirilis: Ertugrul" with Urdu dubbing.

The actress witnessed a surge in her popularity through the comments she received from her Pakistani fans on Instagram.

Talking to local English daily, Esra said: “When I saw the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Turkish news channels, saying that a successful project such as Ertugrul should be aired on their local channel.”

“I felt surprised and proud at the same time. If we didn’t have a pandemic upon us, I would have visited Pakistan several times by now,” she added.

Earlier, the Turkish actress took to Instagram to reveal her plan to visit Pakistan to meet all of her fans.

Bilgic, while replying a message of a Pakistani fan, commented, “Would like to say thank you with all my heart for your precious compliments. Your support makes me really happy.”

She said, “I’m waiting excitedly to meet you all in Pakistan after this period. Take good care of yourselves. Stay in peace and health.”

Esra Bilgic’s desire to visit Pakistan is followed by the announcement of another actor, Cavit Çetin Güner, who appeared in the character of ‘Dogan Alp’ of the Turkish soap.

Ertugrul’ becomes a massive hit in Pakistan after it started aired on state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) with Urdu dubbing over the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

It is pertinent to mention here that PM Imran Khan had directed Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) in December last year to air famous Turkish fiction series “Dirilis: Ertugrul” in Urdu.