Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the wedding of Turkish actress Esra Bilgic who tied the knot with Turkish footballer Gokhan Tore in 2017.
Unfortunately the marriage did not last long as the couple parted way in 2019. Ertugrul-famed Bilgic had started dating Tore in 2014.
Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan also graced the wedding of Turkish starlet. The President and First Lady attended the wedding and had blessed the couple.
The Turkish actress had invited her co-stars from the Dirilis Ertugrul in her wedding.
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Turkish President Erdogan shares a close connection with globally-acclaimed series, Dirilis Ertugrul. He used to visit the sets of the serial and interacted with the team of
Erdogan took a keen interest in the show and it would not be wrong to say, that Turkish president even spearheaded the production of the series. In Pakistan, The Turkish serial and actors have become a household name ever since its broadcast in the month of April this year.
According to the Asia Times, Google data shows the frequency of searches for the keyword ‘Ottoman in Pakistan’ spiked exponentially in Pakistan this year. The publication asserted that a substantial increase in the interest for Turkish and Ottoman history in Pakistan can be attributed to the broadcast of the series in Pakistan. Pakistan has even beat Turkey when it comes to the enthusiasm for the Turkish series.
Resurrection: Ertugrul, making strides in the TV industry across the world, especially the Muslim world, has now achieved its greatest milestone as the Turkish drama has been added to the Guinness Book of World Records as the best dramatic work to date, with views reaching 3 billion and the show having been translated into 39 different languages, reported OyeYeah News.
The serial’s inclusion in Guinness Book of World Records came reportedly after its overwhelming success in Pakistan, expanding further its global fame.