What is remarkable about Ishq Zahe Naseeb is the two stories running parallel in the drama have a completely different tone. While one pulls us in its mystique, the other is mischievous and entertaining.
The two opposites manage to keep a balance without making the drama messy of scattered. The two sides work well and are equally enjoyable. Sonya continues to entertain us with her lively and mischievous personality. She aims to enjoy life to the fullest. The drama keeps it real and the fact that the family is in debt and have to pay back the loan is reiterated in the drama. This reflects the troubles that poor families have to go through in order to make ends meet.
This episode also took time to depict the strong bond between the two sisters Gohar and Bushra. Besides this Jahangir’s mother is pressing on marrying her son to Gohar. What is worse is the fact that Gohar gets caught with Kashif by her brother. They may just decide in favor of Jahangir after this.
This episode took us further back in Sameer’s past and revealed more about his fiance Zoya as well as the relationship between Sameer and his split. Sameer and Shakara’s relationship is very intriguing and their conversation is very interesting. This was the best scene of the entire episode.
It further established how far gone Sameer is in his psychological state. His split’s influence on his life is so much that it doesn’t allow him to lead a normal happy life. His state is a danger to himself and those around him. His latest victim being the love of his life Zoya. Yumna’s presence in the drama is very limited but it is extremely impactful.
Sameer and his step mother’s relationship is also shown to be strained and there seems to be some grievances that neither have addressed. The question marks that every episode raises is what makes us want to come back for another episode.
Every actor is giving excellent performance in their avatars.The story has been very well written and the beautifully shot. The drama has maintained a good pace throughout the drama and the director ensures that the drama is kept crisp. The story is certainly unique and one that is making room for more intelligent content.