Turkish dramas in Kirghizistan have reached great popularity in recent years. Some young fans of Turkish dramas have been dubbing Turkish dramas and series into the Kyrgyz language with a great passion. For this purpose, a group of young people in Kyrgyzstan have established a dubbing team. Their one and only aim is to satisfy the demand of local television channels for Turkish dramas dubbed in the Kyrgyz language.
Great Competition for Turkish Dramas in Kirghizistan
TV channels in the country are competing with each other to broadcast the Turkish drama and Turkish series. This is because they have become hits among Kyrgyz families. Kyrgyz TV viewers have had the opportunity to watch Turkish series on nearly all television channels during the coronavirus outbreak. So, we can say that the Covid-19 outbreak increased the popularity of Turkish dramas in Kirghizistan forever and ever!
The Dominance of Turkish Dramas in the Country
Russian-dubbed Turkish serials are dominant in the broadcasts of channels in Kyrgyzstan. However, young entrepreneurs prepare dubbed Turkish TV series dubbed in Kyrgyz in the studios of television channels. Moreover, there is such a huge demand for Turkish dramas in Kyrgyzstan that this small team falls short to meet it.
“Public demand for Turkish TV series dubbed in the Kyrgyz language has increased. Therefore, we formed a dubbing team to start dubbing Turkish series,” Ermek Kazibekov said. He is, by the way, a part of the dubbing team.
Small Contributions from Kyrgyz Business World
The main profession of Kazibekov, by the way, is stage acting. He said that after graduating from Kyrgyz Turkish Manas University in the capital Bishkek, he acted in state youth theater.
He said apart from his main profession, he and his teammates are working in the dubbing business in a studio under the sponsorship of a businessman.
The Most Popular Turkish Dramas in Kirghizistan
As for the most popular Turkish dramas in Kirghizistan, there are many to count. Due to the cultural and historical similarities between Turkey and Kirghizistan, historical Turkish dramas draw great attention in the country. As we said, there many to sort here, but here are some of them;
Diriliş Ertuğrul (Resurrection: Ertugrul)
Kayı Tribe is one of the Turkic tribes who fleed from central Asia after the Mongol Hordes began its dreadful march. Kayı Tribe’s journey through Anatolia was really hard, all the troubles of the migration plus famines and confilcts. Süleyman Şah the aged leader of the tribe has two sons as heir, Gündoğdu and Ertuğrul. But it won’t be easy for Ertuğrul to be the heir, he should earn it and must be accepted by the lords of the clan.
Kuruluş Osman (The Ottoman)
The story of Kuruluş Osman – The Ottoman is the story of the foundation of the Ottoman Empire. Burak Özçivit is going to act as the founder of the Ottoman Empire “Osman Bey“. So, survival and foundation struggles of Ottoman Empire will meet with viewers. The main duty of Osman Bey, the son of Ertuğrul Ghazi, is to make principality a state! So, there will be so many obstacles for Osman Bey in this struggle. And especially the Byzantine Empire.
Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century)
At the age of 26, when his reign began, Sultan Süleyman sought to build an empire more powerful than Alexander the Great and to render the Ottomans invincible. Throughout his 46-year reign, his fame as the greatest warrior and ruler of his age spreads both to the East and West. With his companion Pargali Ibrahim, Süleyman achieves great victories, and makes his name known in the Muslim World.