As we approach the end of the year lets look back at the on-screen couples that ruled TV screens this year. Iqra Aziz and Farhan Saeed  First up the most loved Ramadan transmission drama became a big hit. The adorable couple of Iqra Aziz (as Jiya) and Farhan Saeed (as Arsal) managed to display amazing […]

As fans wait rather patiently for the highly anticipated SRK starrer, the makers keep dropping teasers every now and then. As far as the music end is concerned, only two songs have been released i.e. Mere naam tu and Isaaqbazi. While the former was romantic melody , Isaaqbazi was an upbeat number. Read more : Charismatic […]

Kedarnath is a Bollywood release debuting Sara Ali Khan. The actress has been making headlines for her two new releases, one being Kedarnath and the other Simmba which is also releasing this month. While the new Bollywood diva has been getting a lot of attention, it will be interesting to see if she has truly […]

Its is children’s weekend at the movies this Friday! With the weekend approaching everyone is on the look out for fun activities to do. We would like to help you out in our segment “movies this Friday!”  If you are thinking of heading out to the movies, here are the latest movies to hit the […]

The much awaited film, Zero is just a week away from its release and we are expecting it to have a mind-blowing opening. It is likely to create a massive impact on boxoffice on day 1. Starring Shah Rukh Khan in lead, the film is going to be released by Eveready Pictures in Pakistan. Film […]

While Urdu may be our mother tongue, our country has numerous beautiful native languages. Each also has its own media content as well however it is usually Urdu that is in the mainstream. There was a time when Pashto and Punjabi cinema was also thriving and drew in crowds however they are no longer on […]

3 Bahadur is the only animated series of Pakistani Cinema and is also a huge grosser at boxoffice. As the release of the trilogy of 3 Bahadur approaches, expectations attached to it are skyrocketing. The movie is set to release on this Friday and is anticipated to do wonderfully. The film, presented by ARY Films […]

Saramad Khoosat starrer biography of the controversial writer of the subcontinent Manto was extremely  praised by critics as a top notch piece of art. The film was released in September 2015, three years later Nandita Das has released the Indian rendition on the life of Manto. Even though the Bollywood film has been banned from […]

There are a few prominent names in the world of Sci-Fi which have massive fandom. The beloved world of Stan Lee’s Marvel has been at top of the list for several years. Whenever there is a new installment coming up naturally the level of excitement accelerates and fan theories start circulating. The trailer of Avenger’s […]

Sara Loren is truly a fashionista! She is famously known for her work in Bollywood. The model turned actress has also bagged several dramas in Pakistan. The stunning actress has swayed people with her looks. Sara Loren’s upcoming bollywood movie, Sourabh Shrivastava’s Fraud Saiyaan features her in lead with Arshad Warsi. The glamorous actress looks stunning in […]

There is no doubt that Pakistani cinema has recovered from stagnation and it has come out even stronger with a new and improved version. It would not be an over statement to say that there are still some obstacles that the industry needs to overcome. The beginning of the year welcomed IRK films’ Parchi followed by […]

With the weekend approaching everyone is on the look out for fun activities to do. We would like to help you out in our segment “movies this Friday!”  If you are thinking of heading out to the movies, here are the latest movies to hit the theaters this weekend. There will be no Bollywood release […]

Fawad Khan is one of the most recognized and adored actors of Pakistan. The actor has countless admirers across borders. While his character, Ashar in a drama serial Humsafar became that wave of the wand which granted him immense popularity, the heartthrob has only seen fame and affection after it. Fawad Khan has since grown […]

We are back with Know it all, a segment designed specifically for our audience. In this segment, we answer 3 questions that you ask regarding the showbiz industry. Following are the 3 questions which you asked, this week.   Question: Pinky Memsaab is releasing this weekend, how well can it be expected to perform? Answer: […]

Pakistan’s film industry is growing and it is heart warming to see more new comers taking the leap and entering the industry. Shazia Ali Khan is such an example of an independent film maker who is all geared up to release her first film this weekend. The film is none other than Pinky Memsaab. While […]

Every week, we will bring to you the highlights of our content! While we thank you for loving and appreciating us, here’s a recap of few of our articles, in case you missed out! Following is what’s trending: The Aineeb Wedding!  Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt tied the knot recently! Their colourful pictures have been […]

The teasers of the much awaited period drama Aangan have started pouring in and we are loving them. From the ladies adorning gorgeous jewellery, to the men in kurta pajamas with nawabi caps, the outfits, looks, filmy background score and poetry all takes us back in time. The drama is a adaption of Khadija Mastoor’s […]

If you’re thinking of going to the movies, and do not know which movie to watch, we have got you covered! In our weekly segment of Movies this friday, we will keep you updated on all movies releasing in Pakistan! Here are the movies which have released this Friday:   1. The possession of Hannah […]

Saba Qamar’s aptitude for acting is praiseworthy. The actress has proved that she is hugely talented through her powerful performances over the years. The lady is a rare gem with beauty and utmost talent. Saba Qamar is a household name which we all adore. Her gripping performances always leave the viewers, wanting more. The star knows how […]

The teaser of Disney’s The Lion King dropped five days ago and it took the whole internet by a storm. The Film combines animation with live action. The photoreal adaptation of the film is a feast for the eyes. It evokes intense nostalgia of the 1994 movie. While the movie repeats the tale of the […]

Exciting News: Our Segment Know it all on Tuesday is specifically designed for our users! Because we appreciate your love and understand you want authentic information. On every Tuesday, we will answer 3 questions from our Users! We will bring you exclusive and authentic information straight from the industry. You may ask us anything about […]

Pinky Memsaab is a modern-day tale based on two female characters. Hajra Yamin plays Pinky, who is an innocent traditional girl from the suburbs whereas Kiran Malik plays a beautiful socialite who appears to be living with a golden spoon in her mouth. She seems to have it all while Pinky comes from a backward […]

Hum TV is no stranger to period dramas, we decided to take a voyage back into time to review our old dramas which have truly become the saving grace of our drama industry, with tales situated in the good old times. Sadaqay Tumharay and Dastan are two much acclaimed dramas of Hum Tv. While the […]

The film, “Tigers” stars Indian actor Imran Hashmi in its lead. It was first premiered on September 8, 2014 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) where the director and the man on whom the story was based on, Syed Aamir Raza, received a standing ovation. This brought tears to Syed Aamir’s eyes. His story was […]

An exciting new Pakistani movie is being released on 7th December and its trailer looks great. The storyline is different and catchy. Pinky Memsaab is based on the appearance of two women’s lives. The two are from extremely opposite ends of the spectrum. One of whom is a simple house cleaning lady while the other […]

Atif Aslam has become an internationally acclaimed artist. He has won over fans from very early on with his soulful voice. It was his unique voice that drew attention of film makers across border. He was signed on as play back singer for numerous Indian films and has been in demand since he first sang […]

Drama and film makers have a responsibility towards their audience as content creators to educate them. Their projects can played a major role in changing mindsets and attitudes. Also they have the power to highlight issues that are often neglected. TV One is one of those channels that has set precedent to tell stories based […]

There is no doubt that our industry is filled with extremely versatile artists however there are only a few who have managed to be jack of all trades and have succeeded in all with flying colors. Especially if we have a look at the singer turned actors category, many have tried and failed. We got […]

Fawad khan rose to the height of his career with Hamsafar. His character Ashar became an immediate favorite of all the viewers. Paired with Mahiran Khan, the duo became the winning ingredient of the drama. Hamsafar became the highest rating drama on television. After Hamsafar, his next drama was Numm which aired on Geo Tv. […]

Fantastic beasts Crimes of Grindelwald has hit the screens on Friday 16 November 2018. The movie’s content will be connecting to the Harry Potter franchise. Unlike the previous movie which was set in a completely different setting with new characters. The sequel will be taking us back to Hogwarts and also introducing the younger version […]

After biopics like Shah and Motorcycle girls, Azeem Sajjad has announced that he is making a Biopic “Chaudhry”. The cast so far includes Jia Ali and Zara Abid. In fact this will be Zara Abid’s debut film. Azeem Sajjad has previously made 8689.   We got a hold of the actor/writer to get the scoop […]

Pakistani Drama Industry is deeply devoted into portraying the most realistic image of human sentiments and emotions possible. Almost all the dramas being made present human sentiments in raw form and showcase how a person truly feels going through the ups and downs of life’s cruelty. Similar is the case with Drama Serial Haiwan which […]

Any drama with Faisal Qureshi is a foolproof recipe for success and for good reason: impeccable acting and never failing to pick a project that falls short of impressive. Hence, his debut production series “Baba Jaani” has a lot to live up to. Add in seasoned actors such as Saba Hamid as well as a […]

Drama in Pakistan has evolved a lot over time, where the very portrayal of a household has changed. In addition, the themes and dialogues have also gone through some major changes. The privatization of channels and evolving themes have changed the entire discourse of Pakistani Drama. Old but Not Forgotten Back in the days, PTV […]

Pakistani Drama Industry has gone deep and beyond in search of themes and subjects for serials that not only mirrors life but also explore the meaning behind it. It has produced serials depicting life in its every form and the pros and cons that come with it. But, one thing the industry is still struggling […]

“Ranjha Ranjha Ker di!” A beautiful name indeed. When I first heard the name of this drama in a promo, I foresaw a girl who has fallen heads over heels in love with a boy, who may and may not like the girl back. I knew, that this will be a drama, where the girl […]

Drama Industry of Pakistan has always been one of the pioneers of breaking the silence and questioning social norms of our society. Several dramas have been made addressing the social taboos which were considered a No-Go area for the genre of entertainment before. Pakistani Drama Industry has started questioning social norms and breaking the stereotypical […]

Khud Parast is a sensational piece of art that is running successfully on ARY digital nowadays. This serial is raising awareness on many important issues of our society including domestic violence. It is written by Radain Shah and directed by Syed Aabis Raza. It has a phenomenal star cast including Ramshah Khan and Shehzad Sheikh […]

The Ghost A mega-production of HUM TV, “The Ghost” was based on an English novel of the same title by Danielle Steel. It was dramatized for television in the Urdu language by Umera Ahmad and starred great actors like Faisal Qureshi, Nadia Jamil, Asif Raza Mir, Samina Peerzada, Savera Nadeem, Sania Saeed, and Rehan Sheikh. […]

The term Dysfunction family refers to a family having a relationship that is not conducive to the physical and emotional health of the family members. It often leads to conflicts, maltreatment, and misbehaviors. These families generally have lower levels of mental peace, content, and happiness. Dysfunctional families are a social problem for two main reasons. […]

Recently, the drama serial Kaisi Aurat Hoon Mein is ended on Hum TV. Apart from women empowerment, it gives a strong message and awareness to the working and domestic women of our society. Let’s have a look at what our women folk can learn from Kaisi Aurat Hoon Mein: Never give the financial authority to […]

The question of honor is ineluctable in our society, especially because it always gets associated with a woman, forming another example of our patriarchal notions. Without reflecting on their own activities, many brothers, fathers, and husbands perpetrate various kinds of brutalities on women related to them only in the name of honor. One such act […]

Adopting a parentless and heirless child is a noble thing but such noble causes become an identity issue as well. Same is the story of Ki Jaana Main Kaun and Meher (Minal Khan). Written by Uzma Iftekhar and Furqan Sahir, this is a compelling tale of a girl’s credentials which invite a big chaos in […]

The art form of TV drama can be called the image of society shown on the small screen. Four mega serials have gone on air during October 2018 on different channels include: Maryam Pereira, Haiwan, Deedan, and Romeo Weds Heer. Drama/ TV Channel Director Cast Production House Genre Maryam Pereira/ TV One Iqbal Hussain Emmad […]

Domestic abuse comes in many forms. It can be physical, as was depicted in Pakistani drama serial “Jackson Heights”, it can be subtle, as is being shown in the serial “Kaisi Aurat Hoon Mein” running currently, and it can also be highly toxic, affecting both your mental and physical health and draining all your energy […]

‘Haiwan’ is going to portray a story that revolves around the issue of child protection. In our society we have many issues to cater and that’s why in modern age we do not give much attention towards the issues of this nature. Faysal Qureshi is going to play a lead role in this drama, his […]

Writer Zafar Miraj has taken it upon himself to shine light on social issues and has been quite successful in doing so. On the other hand director Kashif Nisar is able to induce soul in the script of Zafar Miraj. Lashkara, starring Mohsin Abbas Haider, Ushna Shah and Imran Ashraf is a reflection of where […]

We have a large number of dramas that are based on true stories but there are very few dramas who created a stalwart mark and gained a humongous response from the masses. If we consider the era from 2007 to 2018 then we will surely have a good number of dramas that will be eligible […]

Our Drama Industry is becoming expansive by grabbing audience across the country and also covering the other regions of the world. Dramas on different subjects are coming in a wide range; we have seen dramas based on domestic violence, child abuse and on many other social issue based topics. Undoubtedly we have now an extensive […]

Akhri Station: This drama revolves around the hardships faced by the women of our society. It’s based on 7 characters that share their problems with each other in the compartment of train during their journey from Lahore to Karachi. Issues highlighted in “Akhri Station” include domestic violence against the women, acid attacks, forced prostitution, drug […]

The drama industry of Pakistan seems to prefer quantity over quality. This is also true for sitcoms being produced nowadays. Creativity has taken a back seat, plots of these comedy/sitcoms are usually very weak. One wonders why writers cannot think of comedy in story lines other than those revolving around family politics. The jokes and […]

What characterizes super-heroes is their ability to solve the problems of human beings in a matter of a few seconds. They are brave, helpful and supportive. However, the superheroes we usually come across have unrealistic attributes attached to them as well. We are not always sure of what it is that has turned them into […]

Last year we have seen some refreshing additions in Pakistani drama industry that includes the likes of the promising Bilal Abbas Khan and Ahad Raza Mir. As our drama industry is moving forward at full speed, simultaneously, there is an exponential increase in the space for new talent. People wish to see fresh, talented faces […]

When Nadia Khan entered the Pakistani drama industry in the 1990’s, the image she formed of herself was of a young and happy-go-lucky girl. She played the adventurous and bold woman of Haseena Moin in Des Pardes and Pal Do Pal, the bubbly heroine of Ali Haider in Jaane Kyun, the carless wife in Bandhan […]

Pakistan is a country rich with art and culture and our artists have made us proud all over the world, including India. Our actors have done some amazing work in Bollywood films and our musicians have poured their hearts into their music. With that, Arjit Singh has been popping up with some spiteful comments about […]

It all started when ex-journalist, ex-film maker & ex-wife of Imran Khan, decided to publish a book. Whether the book contains facts or fantasies of the writer sparked a wildfire debate across the country. This debate has now made its way to international platforms as well because it has targeted many people; some of whom […]

“…but first, let me take a selfie!” has become more than a line out of a song; it has become a state of mind. Social media can be described as any platform which allows sharing of personal information and viewing others’ data through the usage of internet. Google defines it as a reference to any […]

Hosting international level events is a milestone for every institute, industry or nation state. A milestone which should be plastered with if not diamonds, at least gold –standard wise. Pakistan hosted its first international film festival in the early months of 2018. Taking place at one of the most beautiful locations of the country –the […]

Every year, A-list celebrities spend tons of bucks and a few days to answer invitations given to them for the biggest film festival of the year –Cannes film Festival. This year, alongside the French beaches and their famed hotels, present for the event were celebrities who are called ‘Cannes regulars’; and then there were the […]