Payitaht Abdülhamid is a famous Turkish drama which is released by BOL Network in Urdu language on their TV channel Bol Entertainment with the title of ‘Sultan Abdul Hameed’.
It is a historical drama serial of TRT channel which is based on the rule of Sultan Abdul Hamid who is considered the last power caliph of Ottoman Caliphate.
Bol is airing the first season of the drama serial, in Turkey three seasons of the drama serial have been produced and all were successful not only in Turkey but also in Balkans and other parts of the world. The drama is also available online in Urdu, English, Arabic and many other subtitles.
Most of the prominent events in the drama serial are based on true events. Hejaz Railway was initiated by Sultan Abdul Hameed to unite Muslims living under his rule. The drama will reveal how British planned to sabotage it in order to disconnect the Muslim world.
Other important event in the drama is the plan of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl to establish a Zionist state on the Muslim lands under Sultan’s rule. Different episodes will reveal how Herzl worked with British support to occupy and establish Zionist state in Palestine.
The cast of drama serial Payitaht Abdülhamid includes many famous stars from Turkish media industry. The prominent characters and actors/actresses for the drama serial are as follows:
- Bulent Inal as Sultan ll. Abdülhamid
- Bahadir Yenisehirlioglu as Tahsin Pasa
- Ozlem Conker as Bidar Sultan
- Hakan Boyav as Mahmut Pasa
- Can Sipahi as Sehzade Abdülkadir
- Selen Öztürk as Seniha Sultan
- Ali Nuri Türkoglu as Emanuel Karasu
- Duygu Gürcan as Naime Sultan
- Yusuf Aytekin as Sogutlu Osman
- Kaan Turgut as Prens Sabahaddin
- Ercument Fidan as Lord William
- Zeynep Özan as Zülfet Kalfa
- Eren Hacisalihoglu as Kemalettin Pasa
- Gözde Kaya as Hatice Sultan
- Haci Ali Konuk as Fadil
- Kevork Malikyan as Parvus
- Mehmet Sabri Arafatoglu as Seyhulislam
- Saygin Soysal as Theodor Herzl
- © Nur Fettahoglu as Abhaz Prensesi
- Eray Türk as Vasfi Pasa
- Ilker Kizmaz as Sehzade Mehmed
- Latif Koru as Zuhtu Pasa
- Elif Özkul as Fehime Sultan
- Taner Ertürkler as Selim Pasa
Timing & Schedule:
The drama is being aired daily from Monday to Thursday at 7 PM with repeat telecast in the morning. Each day one episode of 1 hour will be aired on Bol Entertainment.
Currently the episodes are not uploaded online on the official YouTube channel of Bol Entertainment but it is expected that soon the drama serial will also be available online.
Unlike Pakistani drama serials there are no Original Sound Tracks (OST) for drama serials in Turkey. Usually when drama serials are dubbed and released in Pakistan an OST is prepared for Pakistani audience for no such OST has been released yet for the drama serial.