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Faisal Javed Khan thanks Ertugrul actors who played Bamsi, Artuk for visiting Pakistan

Senator appreciated the actors for promoting the bilateral exchange of knowledge, ideas, talent, and content

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Senator Faisal Javed Khan (L) poses with Turkish actor Nurettin Sönmez (R) during his visit to Pakistan. Photo: Twitter/@FaisalJavedKhan
  • Faisal Javed Khan thanked Turkish actors for visiting Pakistan and promoting bilateral exchange of ideas, knowledge, and talent
  • Turkish actors Nurettin Sönmez, Ayberk Pekcan played the characters of Bamsi Bey and Artuk Bey in "Dirilis: Ertugrul"
  • Faisal Javed Khan also posted several pictures in which he posed with the actors

ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Senator Faisal Javed Khan has expressed his gratitude to two Turkish actors for visiting Pakistan and playing their part in promoting the bilateral exchange of knowledge between the brotherly nations. 

Taking to Twitter, the senator thanked popular Turkish TV series "Dirilis: Ertugrul" actors Nurettin Sönmez and Ayberk Pekcan for visiting Pakistan.

Sönmez has been popular for playing the role of Bamsi Bey in the series, while Pekcan is well-known for playing the character of Artuk Bey.

"Thank you for coming to Pakistan Bamsi Bey (@Nuretinsonmez) & Artuk Bey (Ayberk Pekcan) as we look forward to [further] bilateral exchange of knowledge, ideas, talent & content between Pakistani & Turkish entertainment industries, [especially] to promote Islamic History via Art, Film & Drama," Faisal Javed Khan wrote on Twitter. 

The senator also added several pictures on the micro-blogging website in which he could be seen posing alongside the two actors. Some of the snaps were captured during a TV show where the artists were invited for a talk.

Read more: Engin Altan Duzyatan aka Ertugrul lands in Pakistan on short visit

Turkish drama series have gained massive popularity in Pakistan over the last five years, particularly "Dirilis: Ertugrul," which was endorsed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and is currently being aired in the country with Urdu dubbing.

Since then, several actors from Turkey have visited Pakistan as part of cultural exchange between the two states. 

Read more: Meet the actor who played Artuk Bey in 'Dirilis: Ertugrul'