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Pakistan-Turkish series Salahuddin Ayubi to be released soon

Sultan Salahuddin al-Ayubi was a great Muslim warrior and ruler of Egypt and Syria. He is best known for recapturing Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187.

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Pakistan-Turkish series on Salahuddin Ayubi to be released very soon says actor Humayun Saaed. Pakistani actor shared a video of behind the scenes.

The video showed pre-production process as the team goes on to visit the site. Construction work is underway for the set.

“So glad to share that our team and producers, Dr Junaid Shah and Dr Kashif Ansari, are working extremely hard and efficiently to bring Pakistan’s biggest ever collaboration with Turkey — Salahuddin Ayubi — to life,” he captioned the post. “As you can see, pre-production work is being done very professionally and at a fast pace so Insha Allah you will be seeing this series on your screens very soon. Proud to be associated with this project!”

The video captured different areas on the site such as staff kitchen, carpentry shed, guest house and staff house. The set will be opened at the end of July but the date will be announced at the end of this week.

Pakistan and Turkey had decided to jointly produce a series on revered Muslim general Salahuddin al-Ayubi last year.

 

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Pakistan’s Ansari and Shah Films and Turkey’s Akli Films have signed a contract to jointly produce a TV series on the Muslim general. “A happy news on a blessed Friday night! Contract signed between Akli Films and Ansari & Shah Films about ‘Sultan Selahaddin Ayyubi’,” Emre Konuk, owner of Akli Films, tweeted.

Read more: Four Pakistani actors to feature in series on Salahuddin Ayubi

Konuk hopes that the international joint project is beneficial “to our country and our art world.” The series will feature actors from Pakistan and Turkey and is planned to have three seasons.

Sultan Salahuddin al-Ayubi was a great Muslim warrior and ruler of Egypt and Syria. He is best known for recapturing Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187. Salahuddin was born in 1137 in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit.