Turkish TV drama comes to life in new exhibition at Qatar’s Katara

As part of annual Year of Culture efforts between Qatar and Turkey, Katara Cultural Village has opened a new exhibition about the popular Arabic-dubbed Turkish series Muhteşem Yüzyıl.

The show, called “Harem Al Sultan” in Arabic and “Magnificent Century in English,” has gained fans across the Middle Eastern region, been broadcasted in over 54 countries and now enjoys a viewership of more than 200 million worldwide.

An exhibition showcasing scenes, original props, decor, artifacts and costumes from the TV show debuted in Istanbul last year, and is currently housed in the Qatar Museums gallery in Katara.

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The drama follows the life of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, the longest reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a former slave named Alexandra who becomes one of the most powerful women in the empire.

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Source News: Doha News
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