Turkish series 'Salahuddin Ayyubi' premiered in Karachi

08:45 PM | 17 Nov, 2023
 Turkish series 'Salahuddin Ayyubi' premiered in Karachi
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The highly anticipated Pak-Turk television series, "Salahuddin Ayyubi: The Conqueror of Jerusalem," helmed by the acclaimed Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui, is poised to present a historic narrative of the extraordinary life of Sultan Salah al-Din Ayyubi. Representing a monumental project, the series promises to enthral audiences with its compelling storytelling, featuring a stellar cast comprising both Turkish and Pakistani actors.

The official unveiling of the series took place at a grand launch event in Karachi on November 16th, attended by luminaries from the showbiz industry, including Ayesha Omar, Humayun Saeed, Ushna Shah, and Adnan Siddiqui, who all play significant roles in the series. The star-studded event garnered immense attention and support from industry peers, with notable figures like actress Javeria Saud and Tapu Javeri in attendance.

Prior to the Karachi launch, the series had its initial unveiling in Istanbul, Turkey, adding to the global anticipation surrounding this ambitious project. Turkish actor Over Gonesh takes on the pivotal role of Salahuddin Ayyubi, known for his exceptional performances. The ensemble cast also features renowned Pakistani actors, including Adnan Siddiqui, Humayun Saeed, Ayesha Omar, Ushna Shah, Farhan Ali Agha, and Adnan Jilani. This diverse and talented lineup ensures a nuanced portrayal of characters, enhancing the series' depth and authenticity.

Adnan Siddiqui, one of the series' lead actors and producers, took to social media to share the release details. 

"They say good things come to those who wait. And wait we did patiently.
All hail Sultan Selahaddin Eyyubi! Glimpses from the grand release in Istanbul last night. It’s a culmination of years of dedicated and diligent efforts. To the sceptics who doubted, well, the proof of the pudding lies in the…

The series releases here on November 16 in another spectacular show. Unfortunately, we were unable to attend the premiere due to prior commitments. However, marking my dear friend Humayun Saeed and myself present on Thursday. See you there!"

Highlighting the dedication to authenticity in the series, the producers disclosed that extensive efforts were made for the shooting locations. Substantial acres of land in the Gebze area of Istanbul were acquired for creating a realistic backdrop, allowing the depiction of cities like Jerusalem and Damascus with meticulous attention to detail. "Salahuddin Ayyubi" is scheduled to air on TRT screens every Monday night at 9 PM, with the first episode premiering on November 13th.

The series promises to transport viewers into the historical tapestry of Salahuddin Ayyubi's era, offering a visual and narrative treat that transcends linguistic boundaries.


Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies - Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.

Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 2 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.15  287.95 
Euro EUR 309.9  310.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 359.4  360.05 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.45  77.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.82 75.97
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.94 767.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 209.99 210.49
China Yuan CNY 39.78 39.88
Danish Krone DKK 41.95 42.05
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.38 36.48
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.39 935.39
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 742.16 750.18
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.5 79.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.45 212.95
Swedish Korona SEK 27.09 27.19
Swiss Franc CHF 325.38 325.88
Thai Bhat THB 8.05 8.09

Gold registers big fall in Pakistan; check today gold rates in Pakatan - 2 December 2023

The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 2 December 2023

On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.

Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.

Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Karachi PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Islamabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Peshawar PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Quetta PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sialkot PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Attock PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujranwala PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Jehlum PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Multan PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Bahawalpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujrat PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nawabshah PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Chakwal PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Hyderabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nowshehra PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sargodha PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Faisalabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Mirpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705


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