The series named Turki Lala, which means Turkish elder brother in the Pashto language, was proposed by Turkey and Pakistan and will include actors from both countries.
"We shall share our experiences with Pakistan and they should share theirs with us, and together we will sign world-shaking deals," says Mehmet Bozdag, who is also the screenwriter of the Turkish drama that has taken Pakistan by storm.
Through a shared set of religious beliefs and customs, people connect with the hit Turkish drama in deep and personal ways.
Some Turkish productions are being painted as a soft-power push to enhance the ‘Ottoman narrative’ of the region.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2021 TRT World.