Resurrection Ertugrul star Engin Altan Duzyatan meets three Pakistani terminally ill children through video link organized by the non-profit organization, Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The teenage children are fans of Engin Altan Duzyatan and had expressed wish to meet him. The Turkish star, however, could not come to Pakistan to meet children but interacted with them via video link.
Engin Altan meets Pakistani children virtually
Fizza Khuda Baksh, 14, Sidra Khan, 15, and Sohail Umer, 16, wanted to meet Duzyatan. “I am very happy to meet these children and soon will visit Pakistan to meet with my Pakistani brothers and sisters,” Duzyatan said while speaking with the children.
“I saw your drama on PTV which is lovely and telling us the Islamic history and how our heroes fought for Islam,” Umer told the actor. Khuda Baksh said: “I wished to speak and meet you and today my dream was fulfilled by Make-A-Wish.”
Earlier, a video of the Turkish actor Engin Altan Duzyatan went viral on social media in which he announced to meet three Pakistani children. He was heard saying, “Hello Pakistan, I will be meeting make-a-wish children on the 18th of August, see you soon.”
I will be meeting with Make a wish Chooses on 18th of August.
Seen You Soon
.#MakeAWish #HelloPakistan #announcement#seeyoutomorrow #makeawishPakistan pic.twitter.com/cKdVxna0d8
— Engin Altan Duzyatan (@EnginAltanDuz) August 17, 2020
The video was widely circulated on social media. Engin Altan Duzyatan’s fans assumed that he might be visiting Pakistan to meet children. But later it was revealed that he would interact with the children through video link.
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Earlier, Turkish actor Engin Altan Duzyatan aka Ertugrul visited the Embassy of Pakistan in Turkey to convey his greetings on the 74th Independence Day of Pakistan. He also extended heartfelt greetings to the people of Pakistan on Independence Day in a video message. Engin Altan Duzyatan wished his Pakistani fans in the Urdu language.
Engin Altan visits Pakistan’s Consulate on Independence Day
He said, “Tamam Ehl-e-Pakistan Ko Jashn-e-Azadi Mubarak” (A very happy independence to all the people of Pakistan). The Consul General of Pakistan in Turkey, Bilal Khan Pasha shared the images of Engin Altan Duzyatan visiting the Consulate of Pakistan on the occasion of 74th Independence Day of Pakistan. Bilal Khan Pasha welcomed Engin Altan Duzyatan and exchanged greetings with him. In his message on Twitter, Bilal Khan Pasha informed that Engin Altan Duzyatan would soon visit the country.
“We are grateful to our brother @EnginAltanDuz for expressing his love & sincere wishes on our Independence Day. He will be in Pakistan soon,” wrote Bilal Khan Pasha in a tweet.
Engin Altan Duzyatan, also known as Ertugrul from Turkish serial Dirilis Ertugrul, expressed love for the people of Pakistan in his interview with PTV.
He expressed gratitude to the people of Pakistan for giving such a warm response to the Turkish serial Dirilis Ertugrul in Pakistan. The serial broke all records of popularity in Pakistan following its broadcast on PTV in May. The serial also made a YouTube record in Pakistan. He added that the cast of Dirilis Ertugrul including him got to know about the massive response to the serial in Pakistan from electronic and social media. Hence, he and the entire team of Resurrection Ertugrul is aware of the fondness of the Pakistani audience for the serial.