The Best of 2015 (Dawn Poll)

Results of DAWN NOMINATIONS 2015 (Jackson Heights Images used with permission from Asim Farooki  ( ) Pakistani dramas have always been an alliance between artistic and commercial interests but this year […]

Dilwale…A review

I don’t normally review Bollywood movies , but For Shah Rukh  Khan there is always an exception……….There are a lot of cars in Dilwale.For anyone who knows this film is […]

Khalil ur Rehman Qammar Interview

 A throwback from the past  Renowned writer, actor and director Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has an enviable talent – the ability to speak volumes with one short sentence. Having written […]

Bashar Momin , an overview

  Khair aur shar ko milaya jai toh basher takhleeq hota hai ,insaan bayak waqt khair bhi hai aur shar bhi -Zanjabeel Asim Shah Last week marked the ending of […]


For anyone tired of the melodramas, middleclass saints, conniving women and faithless husbands that flood our screens, Goya is the ideal antidote. This intelligently scripted, fast paced, romantic thriller is […]


One of the strongest and perhaps most prevalent threads in the tapestry that is South Asian culture is the belief divine or karmic retribution. The subcontinent has little patience for […]

Bin Roye -Movie Review

I think we have been waiting for a movie from Pakistan that deals with emotions rather than issues, following the traditions of Urdu cinema with perhaps a new sensibility.  At […]

Sadqay Tumharay Episodes 1-6

So far Sadqay Tumharey has been a pleasant stroll down memory lane. If anyone has a yearning for a not so distant past , without mobile phones and computers , […]

Sadqay Tumharay Episodes 7-14

  Sadqay Tumharay is classic Friday night viewing; star crossed lovers caught in web of circumstances spinning out of their control. Written by Khalil Ur Rehman Qammar, fresh of the […]

Mera Naam Yusuf Hai (first look)

Mera Naam Yusuf Hai episode 1 (first look) Mera Naam Yusuf Hai is the latest offering from the famous pen of Khalil Ur Rahman Qammar, and A plus TV, a […]

Chup Raho

The title of this serial encapsulates in two simple words the essence of this drama. There is a sense of command and authority in this phrase, the kind of authority […]


  HUM TV’s latest drama Mol was the subject of intense speculation before a single scene was shot. In the heady days after the phenomenal success of Humsafar, rumors surfaced […]