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Verna Review

Starring : Mahira Khan , Haroon Shahid , Zarrar Khan  Directed and written by Shoaib Manzoor   Verna has been getting mixed reviews and I had no particularly high hopes […]

Baaghi episode 15

There is something about reviewing and for that matter watching Baaghi that makes me feel as if I am shooting arrows in the dark. I personally dislike mazloom aurat stories […]

Yakeen Ka Safar finale review

I am in two minds about this week’s finale: one part of me says it was fine, everything worked out well and it all fitted together , but the true […]

Yakeen Ka Safar Episode 28 review

I was expecting fireworks this week but happily there weren’t any! I don’t think the plot needed to turn what is essentially a romance with a lot of life lessons […]

Victoria and Abdul Review

Film review by Javeria Ali Hashmi There are not many movies that can cajole and wriggle out our discontent with racism more strongly than Victoria and Abdul. The movie is […]

Baaghi episode 13 review

  At this point Urdu 1’s drama Serial Baaghi should probably have been named meri mujbooriya instead. Despite the careful disclaimers at the beginning of each episode and the writers’ […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 27 review

Another very emotional episode of Yakeen ka safar. Farhat Ishtiaq is a master at writing characters that get to our heart and soul. We become attached to them so easily, […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 26 review

This was one of the most crucial episodes of this entire serial and one of the most emotional. Farhat Ishtiaq is a master at making us care for her characters […]

Yakeen Ka Safar episode 25

Good bye Faryal you won’t be missed and hello to a sweet measure of understanding between Dr Asfandyar and Dr Zubia. Faryal and her flair for dramatizing herself was a […]

Yakeen ka Safar Episode 24

Hands up everyone who thinks Faryal has changed and /or matured after her divorce and the passage of time ? Right , I think I am counting a big fat […]

Yakeen ka Safar episode 23 review

  This week saw the return of Faryal to the story .Her return looks like a turning point in the oh so slow simmering romance between Dr Asfandyar and Dr […]

Baaghi Episode 1 review

https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-10/html/container.html Urdu1’s adaptation of model and social media star Qandeel Baloch’s tragically short life is aptly named Baaghi or rebel. Qandeel shot to fame with an appearance on Pakistani Idol, a series of […]

Baaghi Review episodes 2-8

Not every woman can be a Khirad or a Kashaf or an Anmol , some are Fozia Batool . She is an unlikely heroine for an Urdu drama, not the […]

Yakeen ka Safar episode 12 review

  “The evil that men do lives after them;. The good is oft interred with their bones” Says Mark Anthony of Julius Caesar. This was a sad episode, covering a […]

A few words with Mawra Hocane

 Mawra Hocane’s latest serial, Sammi, ends with a literal shower of happy resolutions for its much victimised heroine. Sammi happily escapes being married off to several men old enough to […]