So What Ensues After Noori Comes Face to Face With Her Pseudo Ranjha?

Ranjha Ranjha Kardi has been a beautiful drama from the very beginning. Imran Ashraf, Iqra Aziz and Syed Jibran have breath life into the already very gripping script of the drama with their soulful performances. With all characteristics of the drama combined, this drama is a masterpiece. Read More: Ranjha Ranjha Ker di; a story […]

Mera Rab Waris

Mera Rab Waris: A Love Story With Unconventional Pairing

Mera Rab Waris has quickly proved itself within a short span of time. The drama has created buzz and rakes at top on Thursdays as per EPk experts. The drama is only at its 3rd episode yet and has managed to garner love. The leading pair is being played by the very charming Danish Taimoor […]

Kaisa Hai Naseeban piques curiosity: Who Will Mariam End Up With?

Kaisa Hai Naseeban is a play which has been original and unique with its story line, tactful about how it dealt with such a sensitive issue of domestic violence and swift and intriguing in its pacing. The play has been among the top favorites of many and has consistently been in EPK’s top 5 dramas […]

Do Bol

Do Bol’s Upcoming Episode: Betrayal, Heartbreak & Forced Marriage

Things are about to get extremely interesting and we the upcoming episode of Do Bol. The drama is new yet it was already high on buzz even before it aired. The serial tells beautiful yet different story of love that lays basis after marriage and beautifies with the strong binding bond. Watch more: Drama Guide: […]

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Shameless Proposals Tactfully Handles Social Flaws of Arrange Marriage Rishta System!

After Wajhat Rauf with Enaaya, and many more following, Sadia Jabbar is now heading into the digital world with her new web series Shameless Proposals. The web series culture has been initiated rather late, even so it is certainly a step in the right direction. The trailer of the series was released and it seems […]

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Bilal Abbas’s Pakistan Day Special Laal Looks Promising

There is something special coming to Television this Pakistan Day as well. The telefilm Laal will be tele-casted on GEO TV on 23 March 2019. The script has been penned down by Umera Ahmed, produced and directed by Haseeb Hassan. Read more:8 reasons why we cannot wait for Alif ! Read more: Bilal Abbas to […]

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Top 5 Dramas Of The Week: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Rules Again!

We are back to Monday, which means it is time for us to give you last week’s round up of all of our favorite dramas ! All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week. […]

5 reasons why Cheekh is a must watch

Cheekh’s Characterization A Class Apart!

One thing that Cheekh has managed to achieve for sure during its first 10 episode run is to keep audiences engaged. They keep questioning what will happen next! This is indeed something not many dramas manage to attain and many lose it soon after achieving it. In case of Saba Qamar starrer, this seems to […]

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Kaisa Hai Naseeban Questions Society’s Stance On Marriage

Kaisa Hai Naeeban has been an eye opener for several reasons. This is 2019 however there are still some families who are so blinded by family and blood relations that they put their own children at risk. Mariam is one such victim who is married off to her paternal aunt’s son without thorough background checks. […]

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Top 5 Dramas of the week: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Has The Top Spot!

All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week. The recommendation comes as a result EPK ratings devised by our experts! The top 5 dramas presented are based on previous week’s episode ratings i.e. 25 […]

Drama Recommendation: Bandish Leads On Monday

ARY Digitals’s Bandish is our recommendation of Monday for you, followed by Geo Entertainment’s Dil Kya Karay and Aplus’s Ishq Mein Kafir.

Celebrities Spotted At The Aurat March On Women’s Day!

Yesterday marked International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate womankind all over the globe. On the occasion, Pakistani women came out to celebrate the day and to promote the message of equality. The famous Aurat March took place yesterday wherein woman from different walks of lives came together and marched on the streets with intriguing […]

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5 Melodious OSTs From Current Dramas!

New Year has introduced audiences to a new wave of amazing dramas as well as carried over the relatively new ones from 2018. While getting to watch a whole new drama itself is exciting, their OSTs have become equally important. OSTs play a huge role in garnering popularity of the drama these days. That is […]

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Sara Loren, Junaid Khan, Shamoon Abbasi & Sophia Mirza speak their hearts out about Women Empowerment

International Women’s Day occurs on the 8th of March every year to celebrate Womankind. The celebration is in the honor of their utmost strength, courage and love. While the whole world celebrates women, we reflect upon our society and popular media to see where women stand in our society. On the occasion, we approached 2 […]

Drama Recommendation : Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Takes Top Spot On Saturday

Ranjha Ranjha Kardi is the new leader on Saturday and is our recommendation for you this Saturday. It beats Cheekh by slim margin whereas Aplus’s Deedan makes entry into top 3.

Drama Recommendation: Baandi Rules on Fridays

EPK brings to you TV Drama Guide for Friday, 8th March. Major dramas airing on Friday are Baandi,Noor Bibi and the newly started Jaal Baandi Leads On Friday while beating Noor Bibi and Jaal. Tune in everyday for your daily drama recommendation as per EPK drama experts!

The teasers of Mera Rab Waris depict a tale of love & heartbreak!

Danish Taimoor and Madiha Imam are coming together on screen in all new drama Mera Rab Waris tonight at 8 on Geo TV. The teasers look interesting, Madiha play Aisha, a religious girl who catches the interest of Danish Taimoor. His character on the other hand looks completely opposite. Despite his interest in Aisha, the […]

Khamoshi Star Zara Noor Abbas Has An Important Advice For All!

Zara Noor Abbas has made a name for herself in a short span of time. The Khamoshi girl is currently being seen in Geo Tv’s Qaid. 2019 is a big year for the actress as she will be debuting in films, and that too not in one but two films simultaneously. We will be seeing […]

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Kylie Jenner Forbes Youngest Self Made Billionaire: Twitteratis Weigh In!

Kylie Jenner, the make up mogul, and famous Kardashian sister has enjoyed the spotlight since her teens. The young diva has been often caught in controversy every other day. Recently Forbes termed her as the Youngest ever self made billionaire. Previously the Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg held the title, however Kylie beats Zuckerberg by securing […]

Drama Recommendation: Catch Nadia Khan & Junaid Khan in Kam Zarf tonight!

Prominent Tuesday dramas include Kam Zarf on Geo Tv and Mere Humdum on Hum Tv. IDream’s Beti featured its last episode last week on ARY and it has previously been leading on Tuesdays with its impressive storyline. Read More: Top 5 Dramas of The Week: Cheekh Is The King Of Dramas While we are sad […]

Drama Recommendation: Catch Aatish’s last Episode tonight!

Prominent Monday dramas include Aatish, Bandish and Dil Kya Kare. Read on for your daily drama recommendation! Aatish (HUM Tv) MD Productions After a heartening episode last week, Aatish is back with its much awaited last episode. While Aatish did slow down its pacing especially nearing the end, it is still being liked by many. Read More: 5 reasons […]

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Top 5 Dramas of The Week: Cheekh Is The King Of Dramas

All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week. The recommendation comes as a result EPK ratings devised by our experts! The top 5 dramas presented are based on previous week’s episode ratings i.e. 18th […]

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5 reasons why we are awaiting Shehreyar & Asma’s union in Aatish’s last episode tonight!

Aatish stars the adorable duo of Azfar Rehman and Hina Altaf in the lead. It is an heartwarming love story and the two gradually made a place for themselves in our hearts with their endearing chemistry. As Aatish’s last episode will air tonight, everyone wants to see the characters unite! Read More: Top 5 Dramas […]

Drama Recommendation: Hania Amir’s Anaa, a treat for Sunday

In competition with the popular Froze Khan and Sana Javed starrer Romeo Weds Heer, we now have a new contender in the form of HUM’s Anaa, starring the talented Hania Amir in the lead role. The third drama airing on a Sunday is Hoor Pari on Aplus. Also Read: Do Bol’s OST: Love, Heartbreak, Betrayal […]

Drama Recommendation: Cheekh and Ranjha Ranjha Kardi Both Worth Your Time!

Saturdays are a treat for drama lovers with exceptional drama content being aired. Normally we recommend only one drama for the day, however we will be making an exception. On Saturday we have two power packed exceptional dramas that are of completely different genre. One is the Big Bang Entertainment Cheekh and the other is […]

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Imran Abbas Excited About Working With A Fresh Face In A Spiritual Drama

Imran Abbas is a household name that needs no introduction, especially for dramas. The handsome actor has been topping the rating charts with his most recent drama Koi Chand Rakh. The drama was highly loved and appreciated. The serial may have ended but fans will get to see Imran Abbas on their television screens again […]

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5 ways Faysal Quershi as Asfand broke stereotypes in Baba Jani

This Thursday we bid farewell to yet another amazing drama. The drama is none other than Baba Jani starring Faysal Qureshi, Madiha Imam, Sawera Nadeem, Saba Hameed and others. Read more : Thursday Drama Reviews: Faysal Quershi & Madiha Imam won our hearts in Baba Jani! Baba Jani is not your typical run of the […]

Drama Recommendation: Catch Muneeb Butt & Aimen Khan in Baandi tonight!

Prominent Friday dramas include Baandi on Hum Tv and Noor Bib on Geo Tv, while another drama Jaal on Hum Tv is yet to inaugurate. The drama Jaal stars the immensely loved Bhola famed Imran Ashraf and is hence on our radar! Watch the video or read on to get your drama recommendation for tonight! […]

Do Bol's OST: Love, Heartbreak, Betrayal & Strong Bond of Marriage

Do Bol’s OST: Love, Heartbreak, Betrayal & Strong Bond of Marriage

The OST of the upcoming drama serial DO Bol tells a tale of a broken heart, unfaithfulness of love, misunderstanding and the unexpected yet strong bond of marriage. The song is a soulful melody sung by Nabeel Shaukat and Aima Baig. The song has been composed by Naveed Naushad and written by Naveed Naushad & […]

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Drama Recommendation: Watch Aangan tonight!

Koi Chand Rakh was one of the most well-liked popular dramas on Tv recently and people have been sad to see it go. It has left a huge gap on Thursdays however we still have two good dramas Aangan and Baba Jani left to entertain us. Read More: Which drama will top the rating charts […]

Drama Recommendation: Spend your Wednesday night with Kaisa Hai Naseeban!

The three prominent dramas airing tonight are Kaisa Hai Naseeban, Qaid and Tajdeed-e-wafa. To find out which drama is worth your time, watch the video or read on! Read More: Here Is What Suno Chanda 2 Will Be All About Kaisa Hai Naseeban (ARY) IDream Productions Kaisa Hai Naseeban is an immensely popular drama these days. The drama […]

Drama Recommendation: Watch Beti’s anticipated finale!

The three prominent dramas airing tonight are Kam Zarf, Mere Humdum and Beti. To find out which drama is worth your time, watch the video or read on! Beti (ARY) IDream Entertainment Drama Serial Beti will air its double episode tonight, which will be the drama’s finale. This drama resonated with the audience from the very beginning. It […]

EPK Recommendations: Aatish is the drama to watch tonight!

Today is Monday and the three most liked dramas of this day are Aatish, Bandish and Dil Kya Kare. All three dramas offer very gripping and engaging story lines. While things take a sharper turn for the characters of Aatish and Bandish, secrets begin to come out in Dil Kia Karay! Read on to find […]

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Top 5 Dramas Of The Week: Koi Chand Rakh Concludes With Record Ratings!

All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week in terms of EPK ratings! The ratings are gauged based on social media engagements. The top 5 dramas presented are based on previous week’s episode ratings […]

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Hania Amir’s drama Anaa opens with a bang on rating charts!

Drama serial Anaa only just aired its second episode yesterday and the drama has managed to garner a lot of love and a decent viewership! As per Epk’s devised system, the drama inaugurated with a bang and has become the most popular drama of a Sunday, leaving behind Feroze Khan and Sana Javed’s drama, Romeo […]

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Which drama will top the rating charts after Koi Chand Rakh?

Koi Chand Rakh was making waves ever since its inception. With a love triangle being played by popular and seasoned actors Ayeza Khan, Imran Abbas and Muneeb Butt, the drama offered a well crafted and passionate storyline of love, loss and heartbreak. Ayeza Khan and Imran Abbas’s pair has been especially loved. The duo have […]

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Upcoming drama ‘Do Bol’ promotes the institution of marriage

Affan Waheed and Hira Mani can be seen in the teasers of ‘Do Bol’. This love story appears to be one that will ignite in the hearts of the duo after their marriage. The teasers which are being praised for encouraging love after marriage and portraying the positive side of a marriage, surely have something […]

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Koi Chand Rakh’s Last Episode Rating Creates New Records!

There are a few television projects that have garnered massive admiration and following.To name a few, we witnessed this with Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan starrer Humsafar that aired almost 8 yeras ago. Speaking of rather recent dramas, just last year’s Feroze Khan starrer Khanni became talk of the town and was immensely lauded for […]

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Top 5 dramas of the week

All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week in terms of EPK ratings! The ratings are gauged based on social media engagements. The top 5 drama presented are based on previous week’s rating i.e. […]

Cheekh’s Latest Promo Has Us on The Edge of Our Seats! *ing Saba Qamar & Bilal Abbas

Cheekh has been making waves since its very inception. The drama’s unique storyline evokes suspense, horror, shock and grief. The drama comes from Big Bang Entertainment and stars the very impactful and expressive actor Saba Qamar in its lead. The gripping story revolves around a murderer and the leading lady’s struggle to bring him to […]

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Faisal Rehman to play “Dirty Old Man” in Wafa Lazim Tu Nahi

There is a new drama on the horizon and it has some prominent names from the drama industry. Gold Bridge Media is bringing a brand new serial that will be airing on TV One. The drama features the Ishq Tamasha actor Kinza Hashmi along with the forever handsome Faisal Rehman. Currently we are seeing him […]

5 times Fawad Khan taught us how to romance!

Fawad Khan is one of the most recognized and celebrated artists of Pakistan. Largely acknowledged for his good looks and charming personality, Fawad Khan has also managed to impress us as a romantic hero. The actor is all set to romance Mahira Khan in his upcoming film, The Legend of Maula Jatt. Read More: How […]

5 reasons why Cheekh is a must watch

5 Reasons Why Cheekh Is A Must Watch!

Saba Qamar & Bilal Abbas Starrer Cheekh Has Us On The Edge Of Our Seats As The Plot Thickens! One of the dramas that has been on our radar is Saba Qamar’s Cheekh. The drama has an extremely gripping story. While there have only been only 6 episodes so far, the story is so engaging […]

top 5 dramas of the week

Top 5 Dramas Of The Week

All week long we have some extremely amazing dramas being aired.While we give you daily drama recommendations we will now be sharing the top five dramas of the week in terms of EPK ratings! The ratings are gauged based on social media engagements. The top 5 drama presented are based on previous week’s rating i.e. […]

Koi Chand Rakh

Is Koi Chand Rakh Heading For An Epic Conclusion?

With the serial reaching its conclusion the teaser of Koi Chand Rakh’s last episode poses a few questions for the audience. The characters have gone through numerous ups and downs,and their lives have changed for the worse. The teaser shows Nishal in full remorse over her fate and she realizes that she is left empty […]

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Saba Qamar Chasing Ayeza Khan Starrer Koi Chand Rakh’s Rating with Cheekh

We have entered the digital age with all episode available for streaming at once. There is still a lot of charm of Pakistani dramas airing weekly. Audiences wait for the next episode to see what will happen next. For drama makers the real challenge is to ensure consistency throughout the run. Every now and then […]

Aangan

Sajal Aly & Ahad, the only saving grace of Aangan?

Hum TV period Aangan had been building up incredible hype way before the drama saw light of day. The drama had all the right elements to be a highly anticipated drama of the year. A stellar cast, a powerful topic, an accomplished director and it offered a trip down the memory lane! All this, while […]

Why ARY's Bandish promises to be one of Pakistan's best horror dramas

Why ARY’s Bandish promises to be one of Pakistan’s best horror dramas

Very rarely we get to see something different, something unique, in the Pakistani drama industry. While many of the television entertainment we see today has made numerous strides in the field, there still is a certain niche that both writers and directors stick to. Family dramas and romances are the most prominent ones that come […]

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Has Romeo Weds Heer Failed to Live Up to Khaani’s Hype?

It often happens that after success of one project, if the same team regroups to bring forth another project the audience has high expectations. 2018 created massive hype for Feroze Khan and Sana Javed starrer Khaani. The project was of ace producers Abdullah Kadwani and Asad Qureshi and was directed by Anjum Shehzad. The story […]

Lesser Known Facts featuring Saheefa Jabbar Khattak!

Lesser Known Facts featuring the bold and beautiful Saheefa Jabbar!

Model turned actress Saheefa Jabbar lives in defiance of societal norms. The beautiful actress came into the limelight when she donned a pixie-cut hairstyle as a model who did not bother with what others may think. Saheefa Jabbar proved that she lives by her own rules and her unconventional personality was quickly noticed. She received […]

Koi Chand Rakh is rating exceptionally well!

Koi Chand Rakh is rating exceptionally well!

Koi Chand Rakh stars the very beautiful Ayeza Khan and the very stylish Imran Abbas in the lead. The two compliment each other and the duo has become a favorite of many. They were previously seen together in Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai and Tum Kon Piya. Ayeza Khan managed to acquire a fan following since […]

Is 'Cheekh' an adaption of the 1993 Indian film 'Damini'?

Is ‘Cheekh’ an adaption of the 1993 Indian film ‘Damini’?

The infamous name “Damini” rings a bell for all film connoisseurs, or anyone who grew up watching 90s Bollywood movies. And if you are one of those who were deprived of this joy, the memorable “Tarikh pay Tarikh” dialogue by Sunny Deol will most definitely help you remember. Rajkumar Santoshi’s powerful and gripping movie about […]

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Celebrities Giving Us Major Hair Inspiration With These Super Trendy Looks!

New year calls for change and celebrities are welcoming the new year with style! We have compiled all the celebrity hair styles that are totally eye catching and potential trendsetters of 2019! Curls seem very in with the celebs these days! First up we absolutely love Naveen Waqar’s look at Karchi Eat. It is both […]

8 reasons why we cannot wait for Alif !

The cast of Alif is busy shooting in Turkey and the pictures have gotten us even more excited. While we wait rather anxiously for the drama to wrap up and air lets have a look at a few photos and reasons why we are excited about the project! The cast! First and foremost the cast […]

5 must watch dramas of 2019

5 must watch dramas of 2019!

With the new year, there is a new wave of dramas. Some have already started and some are just gearing up to grace our screens. We have listed a few 2019 Dramas that have got our hopes up! 1.Aangan This period drama needs no introduction! After making the audience wait for an entire year the […]

Bilal Abbas to play the male version of Nigar from Balaa in Cheekh?

Bilal Abbas has recently been seen in the character of Taimoor in Balaa. He played a naive, straightforward and a simple man who is deceived by Nigar time and again. While, Nigar’s character which was played by Ushna Shah is truly treacherous and malicious, another character is set to hit our screens who is truly […]

Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt’s honeymoon pictures are adorable!

Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt recently tied the knot in an extravagant ceremony. The internet was flooded with their wedding pictures recently! The two looked like a match made in heaven. While Aiman made a beautiful bride, Muneeb also looked good as a traditional groom. Read More: Aiman and Muneeb’s wedding extravaganza The much adored […]

Junaid Khan talks about his upcoming drama, Kam Zarf

After the immense love Junaid Khan received on his recent projects Ishq-Tamasha (Hum Tv), Silsalay (Geo Tv) and Khasara (Ary), the versatile singer turned actor will be seen on Geo Tv, in his upcoming drama, Kasa-e-Zaat. Junaid Khan has graced us with popular song hits through Call (band), the superstar has now busied himself in […]

Aangan is leaving fans high and dry!

The hyped period drama that has been on our radar for quite some time finally aired on HUM TV last Thursday and it was totally worth the wait! The episode was titled as a visual treat along with amazing acting, sets and background score. Read more: Aangan’s first episode visually gorgeous with an engrossing storyline However […]

The team of Cheekh has raised an important question: apne munh per taale kab tak?

The second teaser of the upcoming drama Cheekh is out. This powerful teaser gives us more insight into the drama. The drama being produced by The Bang Entertainment stars Saba Qamar, Bilal Abbas, Aijaz Aslam, Maira Khan, Azekah Daniel, Noor Hassan and others. While the makers talked about the drama targeting a social issue, we […]

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Who is Chammi’s mystery guy Manzoor? Aangan’s big question!

Few hours before the first episode of Aangan airs tonight at 8 PM on Hum TV, and we are still pondering over Chammi’s mystery guy Manzoor.  We see Chammi mention it in a teaser yet there is no face to the name as yet.     View this post on Instagram   A post shared […]

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5 reasons to watch Aangaan

Every once in while there comes a drama that get audience hooked.  It is usually till after the drama begins to air that this happens, but in case of Aangaan it is the opposite. The drama is a much awaited one and viewers will finally get to see it tomorrow at 8 PM on Hum […]

Time travel with Farhan Saeed’s Aangaan OST “Hari Hari”!

It is Tuesday folks which means we have two days left before the much anticipated drama of the year Aangan starts.  The full version of the OST has been released and it is absolutely melodious! The song has been sung by Farhan Saeed and Naveed Nashad. The lyrics are penned down by Imran Raza and […]

On-screen couples that ruled dramas in 2018

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 […]

Highlights of this Week!

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 […]

Aangan’s teasers have got viewers excited!

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 […]

Novel adaptations & period dramas:the saving grace of Pakistani Dramas?

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 […]

Maryam pereira: a story that needs to be told!

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 […]

The Power of Sentiment in Drama Serial Haiwan by ARY DIGITAL

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 […]

Baba Jaani- An Exploration of Characters.

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 […]

A Trip Down the Drama Lane

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 […]

The Question of Gender in Mainstream Pakistani Dramas.

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 story of a Christian convert to Islam who is fighting for respect.

“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 […]

5 Pakistani dramas that left with a question mark on society:

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: RAISING AWARENESS ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!

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 […]

Pakistani Dramas Based on English Novels & Films.

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. […]

TAJDEED E WAFA: A Top Notch Depiction Of Dysfunctional Families

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. […]

Kaisi Aurat Hoon Mein: Women must say NO to financial abuse

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 […]

Who Knows the Real Meaning of Honour in “Lashkara”?

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 […]

Ki Jaana Mein Kaun: When Identity Becomes the Biggest Issue

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 […]

Four Big Serials Gracing Our Small Screen This October

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 […]

Band Khirkiyan: When Husbands Become “Khudas” instead of “Mijaazi Khudas”

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 […]

Faysal Qureshi looks divergent in ‘Haiwan’

‘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 […]

‘Lashkara’ Is Raising Some Untold Issues Of Our Society

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 […]

Five dramas that are based on true stories and created powerful impact

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 […]

TV one becomes the first channel to portray such unique subjects

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 […]

Why We Need Dramas Like ‘Akhri Station’ & ‘Zun Mureed’

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 […]

Is Bulbulay Unsuitable for Children?

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 […]

USTAANI JEE: A REALISTIC SUPER-HERO OF A REALISTIC WORLD

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 […]

Ali Josh: The Joshilaa Additon in Industry

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 […]

Why Nadia Khan’s Comeback Becomes Important to Analyse

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 […]