Yunus Emre(Rah-e-Ishq) – New Turkish Drama Recommended by PM Imran Khan


Yunus Emre a.k.a. Rah-e-Ishq is the new Turkish drama to watch. After Ertugrul Ghazi, the Prime Minster of Pakistan, Imran Khan has recommended another drama to the youth of the country. Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it his mission to share religious drama series and novels with the young generation of Pakistan to make them feel closer to our religion and Islamic culture.

In a recent tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared and recommended another drama with the Pakistani youth and urged them to watch it. Yunus Emre, a Turkish drama is currently aired on PTV and PTV Home since 23rd November, 2020.

Here is what you need to know about Yunus Emre.

Yunus Emre TV Series

The drama series is called Yunus Emre: Aşkın Yolculuğu (English translation is Yunus Emre: The Journey of Love) and is created my Mehmet Bozdağ, a famous fil producer, director and screenwriter. The story follows the life of the poet who was a 13th century Anatolian Sufi poet who influenced the Anatolian culture greatly for centuries to come.

The story follows Yunus as he travels all the way to Nallihan to become a Seljuk official. He joined the Taptuk Emre’s dervish monastery and becomes a dervish. Veteran actor Yusuf Gökhan Atalay played the rule of Yunus in the series. The drama is aired on PTV and PTV Home as Rah-e-Ishq.

This historical drama shows how Yunus heavily influenced the present day Turkey and his poetry lead to highlighting suficism and dervishism in the world. His poems are written in the typical Anatolian folk poetry style that talks primarily about human destiny and divine love.

The drama Yunus Emre a.k.a. Rah-e-Isqh can be viewed on PTV and PTV Home every Monday and Tuesday at 7 pm in the evening. The drama is dubbed in Urdu to make it easy to understand for Pakistani audience. This historical drama is anticipated to be a great hit in the coming days, especially considering the success of Ertugrul Ghazi in Pakistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative to encourage young people to watch these dramas is applauded by many people in the country.


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