Meri Shehzadi Episode 19: Urwa Hocane Gives A Brilliant Performance As Dania’s Life Falls Apart
“Meri Shehzadi” has not concealed the fact that it’s a Pakistani retelling of Princess Diana’s life story.  Starring Urwa Hocane, Ali Rehman Khan, Qavi Khan, Atiqa Odho, Sonia Mishal, Nauman Masood, Najiba Faiz and others in prominent roles, the story…
Pyari Mona Episode 3: Sanam Jung’s Show Subtly Tackles The Topic of Mental Health
The “Pyari Mona” team can give themselves a pat on the back for creating something genuinely different from everything else on Pakistani television.  Sure, many shows aspire to do something unique and different from the rest – and do succeed…
Amar Khan To Star In Upcoming Ramzan Play “Janjalpura”
The beauty with multiverse of talents, actor Amar Khan is all set to star in an upcoming drama serial during Ramzan.  The Ramzan play that’s tentatively titled Janjalpura is a 30- episodes drama that is also written by the actor…
Agar Episode 15: Hina Altaf’s Hooriya Struggles With Moving Forward
“Agar” is refreshingly different in that it tells a unique story, one that feels rooted in reality.  Following the lives of three sisters, Annie, Hooriya and Chandni, these young ladies all face different problems in life and struggle against their…
Qalandar Episode 32: The Over-The-Top Treatment Takes Away From A Good Story
“Qalandar” can be called a lot of things, but one cannot argue the addictiveness of this show.  This is a show that rakes in millions of views within a day of the episode being uploaded.  Starring Muneeb Butt, Komal Meer,…
Pyari Mona Episode 2: Sanam Jung’s Mona Is a Much-Needed On-Screen Character
While the first episode of “Pyari Mona” won over viewers with its fresh presentation and light-hearted treatment, episode two almost immediately gets to work tackling slightly more serious subjects related to the storyline.  Is “Pyari Mona” about body shaming and…
Kaala Doriya Episode 19: This Osman Khalid Butt, Sana Javed Starrer Deserves More Praise
If one were to place “Kaala Doriya” into a category, it would be “feel good viewing.”  This is light-hearted comedy with a pinch of drama.  While “Kaala Doriya” has been written by Saima Akram Chaudhry and directed by Danish Nawaz,…
Kuch Ankahi Episode 4: Vaneeza Ahmed’s Arrival Livens Up The Already Striking Canvas
While many viewers watch Pakistani dramas to disconnect from reality, this has also contributed to the brain-drain in Pakistani dramas with illogical plots, overacting and the dreaded lagging, zoom-in shots and flashbacks.  When a show like “Kuch Ankahi” comes along,…
Tere Bina Mein Nahi Episode 5: Sonya Hussyn Is The Star As Noor Accepts Reality
“Tere Bina Mein Nahi” is a unique concept (so far) in how it projects the female identity and desire to be something more than just a wife, rather wanting to be her husband’s partner.  Starring Shahzad Sheikh, Sonya Hussyn and…
Wahaj Ali and Yumna Zaidi Are The Stars Of “Tere Bin,” Holding It Together
The promos of “Tere Bin” and the initial episodes got Pakistani drama fans excited with its unique love to hate story.  However, as the show is about to air its eight episode, it has become quite apparent that the show…