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I have been watching Pakistani dramas long before it was considered 'cool' for guys to watch them.

Hum TV’s ‘Chupke Chupke’ promises fun-filled respite this Ramzan

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Last year, it was announced that Ayeza Khan and Osman Khalid Butt will be sharing the screen once again after being coupled for the first time in 2013, in HUM TV’s Ramzan...

Teasers of HUM TV’s rom-com ‘Tanaa Banaa’ offer fresh romance and a playful story

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The popularity of Ramzan shows has increased over the past few years. One of the reasons why they resonate so well with the audience is because they provide respite from the hard-hitting...

The first episode of ‘Safar Tamam Hua’ weaves a web of complex relationships

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Madiha Imam and Ali Rehman Khan are two of the brightest actors working in our industry. They have many notable dramas to their names, including 'Diyar e Dil' and 'Dushman e Jaan',...

Actors who impressed us with their performance last week

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A new week has begun and we have compiled yet another list of what we feel have been stupendous performances that we can’t help but appreciate. More often than not, actors are responsible...

Actors who impressed us with their performance last week

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Another week, another string of excellent performances by our actors in dramas. At this point, it has been well established that Pakistan doesn’t have a dearth of talent. From complex and grey...

Why is the concept of royalties lost in the Pakistani entertainment industry?

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For many international celebrities, starring in blockbuster TV shows is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to receiving handsome paychecks. Every time one of their TV shows is redistributed...

7 memorable scenes from Pakistani dramas

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It wouldn’t be wrong to say that "scenes" are the building blocks of Pakistani dramas. If they aren’t directed, written, or acted as well as intended, the audience fails to connect with...

PEMRA issued a notice to TV One for ‘Dil Na Umeed Toh Nahi’

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Last year, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) was on a roll, issuing notices to various dramas and advertisements left and right. From banning Jalan, the reruns of Pyaar Kay Sadqay and...

“Yasir has major memory issues”, says Nausheen Shah

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Yasir Hussain is one of those celebrities who always manages to stay in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. It seems like it is impossible for him to spend even a...

The first episode of ‘Phaans’ laid the foundation of a harrowing journey

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Gone are the days when Pakistani dramas only focused on the entertainment factor of a drama. These days, our drama makers are breaking the mold by creating content revolving around taboo topics....