Sange Mar Mar episode 24 review

So  has Shireen has chosen the path of darkness? This episode Shireen gave into her deepest desire: a dream she had cherished since childhood. It cannot have been an easy […]

Sanam Guest review

Written by MZ  There are some episodes that are just pleasing to the eyes, ears and heart. Osman Khalid Butt wrote a smooth end of Sanam serial. The story and […]

Sammi -episodes 1-2 review

Hum TV’s new drama Sammi starts off with a bang, turning what should have been the beginning of a fairytale romance into a nightmare scenario of tragedy and loss. After […]

Sange Mar Mar episode 23

  The tension in Sange Mar Mar is building to quite a thrilling finale and unlike most stories the end is entirely unpredictable. Writer Mustafa Afridi has breathed not just […]

Raees Movie Review

After watching Rahul Dholakia’s gut-wrenching but brilliant Parzania I had high hopes of Raees, and happily it did not disappoint. Despite a few softer edges and a few other commercial […]

An interesting conversation

It’s no secret that I’m a close watcher of the Pakistani entertainment industry . Whatever my intellectual or moral pretensions are , the odd Meera joke is funny , the […]

The Burden of Representation

Just like Bollywood movies, Pakistani dramas tend to address minorities through the lense of an epic romance between star-crossed lovers Still from Seeta Bagri. Any Pakistani travelling abroad knows what […]

All about Balu Mahi

In conversation with the  Osman Khalid Butt and Ainy Jaffri about their movie releasing on Febuary 10th 2017 – An edited version will appear in Dawn print Newspaper The Pakistani […]

Sange Mar Mar episode 20 Review

The aftermath of three deaths has left Gulistan Khan’s family in crisis. They had hardly recovered from Gohar’s murder before this new pain shook them. Today’s episode belonged to the […]

My take on the dramas of 2016

As 2016 ended, so did  a season of some exceptionally good dramas on the small screen. This year saw writers and directors tackle serious societal issues, explore many facets of […]

Sange MarMar episode 19 review

This had to be one of the best and perhaps most shocking of Sange Mar Mar episodes yet. This serial is going from strength to strength and despite the best […]

Sange Mar Mar episode 17- 18 review

Sange Mar Mar continues to be one of the most impressive serials of the  2016 -2017 season.   There is a beautiful intricacy in the slowly tightening plot, which builds another […]

Romantic rapist ?

As a corollary , just look at the images used to advertise this serial centered on such a strong topic .It defies logic ! To their credit Pakistani dramas have […]

Sange Mar Mar episodes 15&16

This is one of those rare serials that has me so spellbound ,that I think  If I lived in Karachi I would be bribing  whoever stores the unseen episodes to […]

Sange Mar Mar episode 14 review

If I have an addiction, it’s a craving for good writing. A good story is more intoxicating than any alcohol and writer Mustafa Afridi has me hooked .Sange Mar Mar […]

Bin RoyeEpisode 9 review

Bin Roye was never going to be perfect, with a revolving door of directors and a story that had already been told with much fanfare on the big screen, it […]