Actor Cengiz Coskun, who played the role of 'Turgat Alp' in the Urdu drama 'Ertugrul Ghazi' aired in Urdu translation on Pakistan Television (PTV), has revealed that he was offered marriage by several girls from Pakistan. Cengiz Coskun also admitted in an interview to a private Pakistani TV channel that his popularity in Pakistan increased after the broadcast of Ertugrul Ghazi and only after the drama was aired did he get an offer of marriage from Pakistani girls.
He also expressed a conditional willingness to work in Pakistani dramas and films. In the interview, he thanked the Pakistanis for their appreciation and said, "Thank you all for your love. I expect to come to Pakistan one day, as long as I am safe and healthy." On the third day of Eid-ul-Adha, Cengiz Coskun, the character of Turgat Alp, appeared online as a guest in the program Eleventh Hour of the private TV channel ARY News. Meanwhile, Shahid Afridi also participated in the show through a video link.
At the beginning of the program, anchorperson Wasim Badami greeted Eid in Turkish to Cengiz Coskun, in response to which he congratulated all Pakistanis on Eid. Referring to his personal life, the militants said, "Alhamdulillah, I am a Muslim. I was born in Istanbul, Turkey." "I'm not married yet, but I've been liking someone for a long time," said Turgut Alp's character about marriage.
"I was a basketball player 10 years ago and also a professional for three years, but after the injury, I quit basketball, after which I started modeling and then acting," he said. On the question of coming to Pakistan, Cengiz Coskun said that the global epidemic has spread all over the world and when everyone is safe, I would like to come to Pakistan, I will come here soon.
To a question, the character of Turgat Alp said that if the story and character of Pakistani drama and film fit me and I am excited about it, then I will do the necessary work. Addressing Shahid Afridi, who participated in the program, Cengiz Coskun said, "Lala, whenever I come to Pakistan, I would like to learn cricket from you."
On which Shahid Afridi invited him to come to Pakistan and said that I will host you, I will teach you to play cricket and you will teach me to wield an ax.
"I chose Derelish Ertugrul to improve my performance and do what I didn't do next time," said Cengiz Coskun.
"It was my choice because I wanted each character in the story to have a different feature in the story, so I did that and practiced it," he said. Everyone else was using swords.
"When the drama started airing in Pakistan, I was sure people would like it because we have fraternal relations, but the popularity of the drama here is higher than I expected," he said.
Turgut's character also said that his popularity in Pakistan was judged by his Instagram and I got many marriage proposals from Pakistan but I can't marry everyone.
"I love Pakistanis and I want to hug them," he said.
At the end of the program, Cengiz Coskun also said Dil Dil Pakistan, Jan Jan Pakistan in Urdu and also expressed his best wishes to all Muslims around the world by saying 'Happy Eid to all of you'.