Pakistanis got super excited on social media as they welcomed Dirilis: Ertugrul famed Bamsı Beyrek and Artuk Bey in the country.
Nurettin Sönmez (Bamsi Bey) and Ayberk Pekcan (Artuk Bey) arrived in Islamabad with a 20-member Turkish delegation led by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Pakistani viewers took it to Twitter to express their admiration, adoration, excitement and love of the characters with hashtags #BamsiBey, #ArtukBey trending on top.
Nurettin Sönmez also expressed his happiness over receiving humongous praise and appreciation from Pakistani people since the broadcast of Turkish serial, Dirilis Ertugrul aired on PTV.
He also expressed his desire to work with Pakistani actors.
On the occasion, Ayberk Pekcan aka Artuk Bey said that Turkey and Pakistan have deep friendly relations, which is why the people of Pakistan and Turkey have a deep love for each other.
“Pakistan and Turkey are brotherly countries, people of both countries are also brothers and Pakistan is our second homeland,” he added.
Here is how Twitter reacted:
— Sycoo🥀 (@IAmSycoo) January 14, 2021
— uzáir 🌚 (@nobita554) January 14, 2021
— Bakhtawar Pervez (@_bakhtawarrr_) January 14, 2021
— Tahib Bukhari (@TahibBukhari) January 14, 2021
— Ahmer Khan (@MrkhaN7887) January 14, 2021
It is pertinent to mention here that since the popularity of the Diriliş: Ertuğrul series in Pakistan, Turkish celebrities have also shown a close association with Pakistani actors and they are often seen expressing their love for Pakistan and the Pakistani people on social media.
Earlier Engin Altan Düzyatan aka Ertugrul Bey made a visit to Pakistan. However, due to a surge in coronavirus cases in the country, he was not able to meet his fans.
Though many could not meet him in person, they actively greeted the Turkish star on social media with hashtag #PakistanWelcomesErtugrul.