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The “Dobara” Promos Hit the Airwaves Reminding Us Of Similar Storylines in the Past
“Dobara” is a highly awaited show for many reasons. First, it brings back the hit team behind Hum TV’s “Khaas,” which highlighted emotional abuse and depicted a truly narcissistic character on-screen, labeling his behavior for the first time. The Danish…
Parizaad Episode 9: Parizaad Moves To Karachi and Is Introduced to a New World
The darkening of Ahmed Ali Akbar has been a high discussion point, one that began immediately with the show’s advertisements and continues to pop up in discussions even 9 episodes later.  That being said, that aspect of “brownface” is the…
Berukhi: The First Episode Has Little New To Offer
“Berukhi” has been advertised heavily lately, expectations of a hit riding high on both Hiba Bukhari and Junaid Khan’s presence in the show.  It is one of two, the other Hiba-Junaid starrer being Inteha E Ishq on A Plus, which…
Aakhir Kab Tak Episode 18: Shahood Alvi’s Ehtashaam Steals The Show
“Aakhir Kab Tak” is a show about heroes – heroes in the form of men and women alike, characters who wade through terrible life circumstances and move towards the light. This is a show with heavy themes, but puts the…
Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay Episode 7: Mehreen Agrees to Marry Aswad
“Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay” is an interesting sort of show in the way that the storyline is miserable, the characters are infuriating and yet, the way the show has been presented is so emotional and visually pleasing that its…
Pardes Comes To a Close, The Finale Giving a Befitting Farewell To Viewers
“Pardes” has been a different story for Pakistani drama viewers. While we’ve seen shows in the past about characters residing abroad and leaving their families behind for financial security, “Pardes” is different in the way it has presented a balanced…
Rang Mahal Episodes 59 & 60: Mahapara Has Lost The Plot And So Has This Show
It’s disappointing when a show has a strong story, interesting characters and a female lead with an iota of intelligence – and somehow manages to fall down the rabbit hole after more than half the show is over.  This is…
Khuda Aur Mohabbat Episode 32: Farhad is Reunited With His Family
“Khuda Aur Mohabbat” is a brand in itself, a show that brings together the concept of love and how unattained love can bring one closer to God – or at least that’s what the first two set out to do.…
Rang Mahal Episode 58: Geo’s Hit Show Takes a Content Nosedive
Up until now, “Rang Mahal” has been refreshingly different for a Geo soap.  Starring Sehar Khan, Ali Ansari, Arooba Mirza, Humayun Ashraf, Asim Mehmood, Salma Hassan and others, the story has been written by Shafia Khan and directed by Zahid…
Laapata Episode 12: Sarah Khan’s Falak Deserves a Standing Ovation
“Laapata” is a show that came across as “decent” at first, but is proving itself to be a quality show as it progresses. Starring Ali Rehman Khan, Ayeza Khan, Sarah Khan and Gohar Rasheed in lead roles, the story has…