Sophia Qureshi
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Burns Road Kay Romeo Juliet: The Love Story Kicks Off In This Iqra Aziz and Hamza Sohail Starrer
Sweet love stories are not as common as one would think on Pakistani television.  To have one good love story each cycle is a blessing.  “Burns Road Kay Romeo Juliet” not only promises romance, but also one with intensity, opposition…
“Abdullahpur Ka Devdas” Has a Great Cast, But An All Too Familiar Story
Back in 2018, Zee5 hired many of our Pakistani talents to create original Pakistani content for their platform. “Abdullahpur Ka Devdas” was one of the many shows in the lineup.  However, due to tensions between the country, the shows were…
Ishq Murshid Episode 21: Bilal Abbas Khan and Durr E Fishan Saleem’s Fairytale Romance Has Screeched To a Stop
“Ishq Murshid” has been winning hearts over the past few months with its fairytale romance between a politician and a principled, upright young woman.  Shahmir, played by Bilal Abbas Khan, has transformed himself into an entirely different person to win…
Standup Girl Episode 25: Daniyal Zafar’s Kabir Makes A Trip Back Home – And His Past Is Revealed
It is difficult to praise certain shows week after week.  However, in the case of “Standup Girl,” it delivers each week not only with comedy, but also with storyline driven episodes.  Starring Sohail Ahmed, Zara Noor Abbas, Daniyal Zafar, Adnan Shah…
Jaan E Jahan Episode 20: What Will Zeenat’s Exit Mean For Shehram’s Future?
“Jaan E Jahan” may not be getting the incredibly high views other shows are getting, but it has built up a quality, dedicated fanbase and can be called nothing short of a success due to its beautiful romance, angsty family…
Khushbo Mein Basay Khat Episode 13: This Story Of Romance And Manipulation Captures Our Attention
When one thinks about a story based on a poet and the world of poetry, one imagines beautiful mushairas, poetic conversations and grand sets.  However, what we’ve been given is something quite different – and in a pleasant way.  Taking…
Khaie Epiode 19: Laila Wasti’s Bareera Narrates Her Heart-breaking Story, Reminding Us Of Duraab Khan’s Atrocities
“Khaie” is in a league of its own when compared to other Pakistani dramas.  It’s a high budget show with an excellent storyline, strong characters and a vendetta which spills out to each member of this family.  With “Khaie,” there’s…
Sukoon Episode 37: Ahsan Khan and Sana Javed’s Chemistry is The Highlight Of This Romance
“Sukoon” is a success in all regards, earning high TRPs and raking in over 1 million views within 9 hours of an upload on YouTube.  However, what is it that amounts to success in the long run?  It’s the content…
“Fanaa” Is Full Of Cliches, But Appears To Tell a Different Story
Gun-wielding, murderous men with heavy accents and multiple wives is a Pukhtun/Pathan cliché we’ve grown exhausted of on Pakistani television – and we are clearly going to be presented with much of the same in “Fanaa.”  In the case of…
Ishq Murshid Episode 20: Courtesy Hira Tareen’s Mehreen, Shahmir Will Soon Be Exposed
“Ishq Murshid” continues to soar across the charts and audience hearts.  This is a light-hearted love story much like a fairy tale, one which isn’t weighing heavy on the heart and allows us to smile each week with Shibra and…