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Actor in Law -Movie Review

 Yes its late but …..A Guest Review Sunna hai Qaid e Azam bhi Adakaar banna chahtay thay. And this very line sets the tone for Actor in Law. When trailors of […]

Udaari Finale

For a drama based on the very sobering subject of child rape, Udaari managed to end on a surprisingly celebratory note. Defying the entire mazloom aurat stereotype that our TV […]

Sanam- A few thoughts

The moment I saw the promos and teasers for Sanam I thought it had “Dusri Bivi “written all over it. By “Dusri Bivi” I meant a certain plot that is […]

Janaan Film review

Out of the three films released this Eid, I chose to watch Janaan because it was easily the one that created the most media buzz and boasted the best teasers […]

Dillagi Finale ( episode 25)

In an industry where 30 plus episodes for a successful serial are becoming the norm, Dillagi was one of those few serials that concentrated on quality rather than quantity and […]

Mann Mayal episode 33 and final review

Feminist for an episode Mann Mayal started off with a fail-safe recipe for success. According to producer Sana Shahnawaz, the original story was narrated to her by “family friend” Khalil […]

Udaari episode 21

Udaari is an extraordinary drama serial that has caught the attention people across all sections of society. It has easily fulfilled its aim of raising awareness about rape and child […]

Mann Mayal -Jamil Nama

In desperate times.. a new hero emerges: step forward Jamil and claim your title. If anyone was under the impression that Salahuddin is the hero of MannMayal, they are wrong. […]

Udaari Episode 11 Round up

11 episodes down and Udaari is flying high, defying stereotypes and raising awareness about one of society’s deepest, darkest secrets. Despite a recent notice from Pemra, Udaari continues to highlight […]

Pemra Ban On Hamza Ali Abbasi

  This is the  Politically incorrect version : Ramzan transmissions seem to generate a new controversy every year but we can safely assume that they have reached an all-time low, […]

Should Udaari be banned ?

Is Udaari offensive? Nothing is safe from another person’s perspective in this brave new digital world. One flick of the remote and you are bound to see something offensive, that […]

How to write a TRP winning drama

Forget the Panama Papers, we unearthed a very telling document about the state of television dramas. While it is an open secret that dramas are written only to gain TRPs, […]

Are these Heroines inspiring ?

Anyone scanning our TV channels for inspiring or even realistic female characters is going to be sorely disappointed. There was a time in the recent past when Dramas like Dastan, […]

Mann Mayal 8-13 a quick catchup

At its heart Mann Mayal is a simple story that shows us that the obstacles we face in life may exist only in our own hearts and minds. Mannu (Maya […]