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Diriliş Ertuğrul, One of the best historical Turkish Tv Series… Why it is so popular, Who is Ertugrul, Why so many people want to watch Dirilis Ertugrulwith English Subtitles and Arabic Subtitles?

In this post we will answer questions like Who is Ertugrul (ارطغرل) and Why the TV Series Dirilis Ertugrul (قيامة ارطغرل) is Popular.

Turkish TV Series Dirilis Ertugrul

One man can change the destiny of his nation. Such heroic men are born once in a century and history remembers their names. One such man was Ertugrul (ارطغرل).

A hero and the founder of the Ottoman Empire, Ertugrul (ارطغرل), is given tribute through the television series of the same title.

Ertugrul (ارطغرل) saved hundreds of people of his clan. He worked hard to provide them with a secure and safe life.

The character of Ertugrul (ارطغرل) is played by the handsome, heroic-looking Engin Altan Düzyatan.

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The story is set in 13th century AD. When Mongols attacked Central Asia, many of its residents took flight. They were in search of an asylum to give them a peaceful life.

Who is Ertugrul (ارطغرل)?
Ertuğrul (ارطغرل) was actually the younger son of Suleyman Shah who was the leader of his clan Kayi. Kayi tribe was among those who had fled from Mongols. The tribe occupied about 400 huge tents.

While Suleyman’s elder son was against him, his younger son Ertugrul (ارطغرل) supported him. He was a brave young man who likes to hunt.

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Difficulties for Kayi Clan:
Kayi clan had faced numerous difficulties on their journey as nomads through Anatolia. They came across wars and famines.

Once, while hunting with his friends, Ertugrul (ارطغرل) saved a family from cruel knights of the Knights Templar. The family belonged to the noble family of Seljuk Empire and were going to be executed, had he not saved them. This resulted in Kayi clan’s enmity towards Seljuk Empire as well as the cruel knights.

Ertuğrul (ارطغرل)‘s Love
Ertuğrul (ارطغرل) fell for the beautiful girl Halime from the family he saved. The character is played by Esra Bilgiç. He loved her immensely and proved be a faithful lover.

Responsible Leader:

When the tribesmen saw the increased enmities, they were fearful and blamed the leader Suleyman Shah for them. Ertuğrul (ارطغرل ) decided to take matters in his hands and went to look for a safe land for his clan.

He went to Halep with three of his followers to seek help from the ruler, Halep Shah. He proposed to the ruler that his men would assist him in fighting against the Knights Templar and other enemies is exchange for a land for his tribe.

Ambitious and wise:
Ertuğrul (ارطغرل) was a man who led his people with wisdom. He was well-loved and trusted by his people. He stood by his decisions. His ambition was to give a stable life to his tribe and was successful in bringing peace to his people. He was at war against crusaders, Byzantines and Mongols at the same time. He fought with courage and wisdom.

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The TV Series Dirilis Ertugrul, ( قيامة ارطغرل):

Turkish TV Series Dirilis Ertugrul
The TV series depicts very good and well-shot war scenes which bring to light the bravery of this hero. The main actors are Engin Altan Düzyatan, Esra Bilgiç, Kaan Taşaner, Didem Balçın, and Hülya Darcan.