Attention folks! The makers of the highly anticipated Pakistani-Turkish drama series, SelahaddinEyyubi have announced something big.
Unveiling The Protagonist
Turkish actor Ugur Günes has been roped in to play the iconic role of Selahadin Eyyubi, the warrior king and founder of the Eyyubi dynasty. Ugur Günes is best known for his role as ‘Tugtekin Bey’ in ‘Dirilis: Ertugrul’. Gunes was highly praised for his performance, garnered critical acclaim and was awarded the Best Actor of the Year Award by the Ankara Ministry of Youth.
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Humayun Saeed and Adnan Siddique At The Helm
Selahadin Eyyubi boasts a stellar creative team from Pakistan, helmed by actors Adnan Siddiqui and Humayun Saeed emphasizing the cross-cultural exchange of talent and art. It will feature Ayesha Omar and Ushna Shah, among others. This collaboration also includes Dr. Kashif Ansari and Dr. Junaid Ali Shah aims to not only create an enthralling cinematic experience but also strengthen the bonds between Pakistan and Turkey.
In a recent press statement, Humayun Saeed expressed his views on this major development, “Ugur Günes’s portrayal of Salahuddin Ayyubi will undoubtedly bring a new dimension to the character’s persona. This collaboration speaks volumes about the strength of the bond we share.”
Elaborating on the above Adnan Siddique said, “We are thrilled to embark on this artistic journey that celebrates our shared history and artistic excellence. Through ‘Salahuddin,’ we aim to honor the legacy of a legendary figure while forging stronger ties between our nations.”
More About Selahaddin Eyyubi
Selahaddin Eyyubi will revolve around the life of the famed 12th-century Muslim commander Salahuddin Al-Ayyubi, the first sultan of Egypt and Syria and founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, Salahuddin (1138-1193), who led the Muslim military campaign against the Crusader states in the Levant. After the battle of Hattin in 1187, he retook Jerusalem from the Crusaders who had conquered Palestine 88 years earlier.
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