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Turkish Dramas Ruling the Middle East(Most Demanding)

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Trending Turkish Dramas

Turkish television dramas are making high waves in the Middle East. In a very short period of time, the Ottoman Empire has fulfilled the long-standing desire of its viewers by offering traditional plots of regional languages, names, and dramas.

It has been only 15 years since the launch of the Turkish satellite station, but it has started broadcasting globally. These Turkish dramas are trending on Netflix as well and are super hits.


The release of a very popular TV drama series, "Daisy", caused a great deal of interest among Middle Eastern viewers because of the region's audience and viewers who have long had limited broadcasts, such as American, Mexican, or Korean dramas. We're tired of and longing for some new and more exciting, interesting, and historical programs.



There are about 200 million households in the Middle East with television sets. Extremely beautiful and romantic Turkish dramas have a unique appeal to a large number of them. The most heroic Turkish dramas, dubbed in Arabic, the dramas based on their Arabic names and plots derived from Islamic history have fulfilled the long-cherished desire of all audiences. These highly-produced episodes, which air daily, usually last for two hours, focusing on romance, love, 'arranged marriages' or arranged marriages, large families, patriarchal social values ​​, and justice. Controversies over name-raising barriers are common.They have best drama tv series on netflix as well.


Turkish drama serial "Alif Laila"

Popular Turkish drama series such as Serial Alif Laila, Noor, Shandar Sadi, Qiyamat, Ertugrul, dramas that were mostly shot outdoors and the familiar or familiar music used in them, and much more are of extraordinary interest to the audience. ۔

Anti-Islamic 'subversive' dramas


Before April last year, in 2020, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that Pakistan's state broadcaster would broadcast the drama serial Qyamat. It has dramatically increased the popularity of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Pakistan. "An Islamist Turkey has become a role model for Pakistan," James M. Dorsey, a senior fellow at the Singapore-based S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the Middle East Institute, told DW. The drama serial is an exception in this regard as its dubbing is banned due to new broadcasting protection laws in Pakistan. Now Turkish dramas run with 'subtitles' and as a result, their ratings have dropped.


Revenue of the Turkish television industry

Five years ago, the Turkish television industry was earning 80 80 million a year from the Middle East alone. In 2020, it reached 15 million. Before 2018, the Middle East was the largest market for Turkish dramas. There is now an unofficial boycott that has resulted in an 80% reduction in revenues.

Turkish TV drama "Noor".

In March 2018, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, called the drama series "Noor" "anti-Islamic" and "destructive" and claimed that the television channels that broadcast it are "enemies of God and His Prophet." After that, many big buyers withdrew.

The Egyptian market also lost



Turkish television was banned in Egypt after a military coup against President Mohamed Morsi (backed by Turkish President Erdogan) in 2013. Turkey continues to support the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamic movements in Egypt. Turkish production is used as the main argument against opposition to broadcasting.

Kevinch Tatlitog, the heroine of the Turkish drama "Noor".


Turkish Daisy Online

Despite failures in Saudi Arabia and Egypt, Turkey is successfully broadcasting its dramas through platforms such as YouTube, Stars Play, Netflix, MBC, and OSN. Turkey's rivals are also attracted to these platforms. The 40 million Kingdoms of Fires in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began airing on online platforms in November 2019.


Although the battle between Egypt's Mamluk Empire and the Ottoman Sultan Salem is part of history, a whole new generation of Saudi filmmakers could fight for influence in the years to come, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces 64 Billion dollars Investment in Entertainment.












The spread of turkish tv dramas in the US


The rage for Turkish TV dramatizations has likewise spread to Latin America, where a television soap opera or limited-run television serial drama rule.


In the U.S., they've demonstrated incredibly well known on Mundo Fox, which is circulating the profoundly appraised arrangement Magnificent Century, which is additionally set during the Ottoman Empire.


The large spending arrangement, with luxurious ensembles and sets, when contrasted with HBO's Game of Thrones arrangement. It was sold from Tims Productions to 60 nations and flaunted more than 200 million watchers. The arrangement was coordinated by Durul Taylan and his sibling Yagmur, who's been portrayed as the Turkish Coen Brothers.

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Turkish Daisy Online

Despite failures in Saudi Arabia and Egypt, Turkey is successfully broadcasting its dramas through platforms such as YouTube, Stars Play, Netflix, MBC, and OSN. Turkey's rivals are also attracted to these platforms. The 40 million Kingdoms of Fires in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began airing on online platforms in November 2019.


Although the battle between Egypt's Mamluk Empire and the Ottoman Sultan Salem is part of history, a whole new generation of Saudi filmmakers could fight for influence in the years to come, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces 64 Billion dollars Investment in Entertainment.