Pakistani is famous for their best dramas shows on TV. They have interesting shows that are able to captivate attention of audience to much extent. There distinguishing features which are set is apart from regular western television soap operas and series.
Pakistani dramas are set in historical setting or contemporary times. Different categories apply to these two types, from action series and romantic comedies to science fiction dramas. Majority of them are produces in Urdu, however, a number of this dramas have increased and are being produced in other Pakistani languages including Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Kashmiri and Balochi. Pakistani dramas are now popular worldwide. Below are top ten most popular and best Pakistani dramas of all time.
10. Pyaray Afzal
This is an excellent comedy of ARY Digital. It is a unique play, which carries an innovative story, which revolves around life of Afzal (Hamza Ali Abbasi). He has a crush for Farah (Aiza Khan) but he never had courage to express his feelings to her. These performances as well as the story of these stars have been a great comedy ever. You cannot miss to watch it.
9. Zindagi Tere Bina
Zindagi Tere Bina is a drama directed by Azfar Ali and written by Wasi Shah. It is about a family and two brothers involved who are living together. Iqrar a younger brother sudden death leaves his children and wife devastated. On the other hand, Waqar elder brother decides to take responsibility of his brothers’ family. However, the constant quarreling and nagging of his wife draws him to stay polite. The cast of this hilarious drama includes Shahood Alvi, NaumanIjaz, Samia Mumtaz and Nadia Afghan. Halki Si Khalish replaced Zindagi Tere Bina on Hum TV. You have to watch is comedy movie.
8. Hum Tehray Gunahgaar
Hum Tehray Gunahgaar was a big drama series that aired on Hum TV. This drama was written by Zoha Hassan, directed by Ali Masud Saeed and produced by Momina Duraid of MD Productions.
7. Mere Apnay
This is a Pakistani drama story of a mother and father who dedicated their resources and energies to their children’s upbringing. They felt very blessed to have one daughter and two sons who were to bring source of strength in their old age. Instead of supporting them, they left them in despair. Loving father became very disappointed and heartbroken, which his ego takes over his personality with already devastated relations grew further apart. Main stars of this drama serial are Bushra Anasari and Nadeem Baig.
6. Zara aur Mehrunnisa
Zara Aur Mehrunnisa is a drama story that revolves around two girls who comes from a very poor family. Mehrunnisa and Zara are those two girls who played their role very perfect. Other cast of this drama is Junaid Khan, Mansha Pasha, Momal Sheikh, and Aly Khan. It is aired on ARY Digital Channel. Mehrunnisa lives with her aunt and is interested in Zayan, aunty son who is studying in medical college and he is interested in Zara. However, his mother asked him to marry Mehrunnisa which makes this story complicated and adds a twist in it.
5. Bin Roye Ansoo
This is a fantastic drama series of Hum TV. Its story has been an inspiration from Farhat’s novel. It is a Pakistani romantic movie which has been directed by Shahzad Kashmiri and Momina Duraid. Momina Duraid is the producer and stars of this drama are Armeena Khan, Mahira Khan, Javed Sheikh, HumayunSaeed and many others. This film was released on 18 July 2015 and receives many praised by critics. Later this drama was adapted in by television series by the same name.
4. Muhabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai
This romantic Pakistani drama is originally shown on Hum TV from 13 December 2013 to 16 May 2014. It comprises 23 episodes. Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai contains story element of a family tragedy, romance and drama. It features an orphan girl who is facing hardships after death of her parents and life in her in-laws house. It also shows her life after her husband death in car crash. This story is primarily told with episodic manner with each episode of Romaisa’s fate in respect, life and love.
Qudrat has aired on ARY Digital channel. It is directed by Barket Siddiqui and written by Batool Bhojani. Stars of this drama are Ahsan Khan, Momal Sheikh, Sajal Ali, and Nadeem Baig. It is a story of an innocent girl who passed through many difficulties chapters of life. She thinks she is unlucky and keeps on fighting for herself. This is a must watch serial for everyone.
2. Ru Ba Ru
A Pakistani serial drama was aired on Hum TV. Ru Ba Ru is produced by Momina Duraid, written by Hoor Shumail, background music is performed by Imran and Furqan and Saife Hassan is rhe director. It features a story of a young girl called Shabiha who lost her parents and moved in with uncle and grandmother, Shakeel and Jameel. Her grandmother wants her to be married by Sarmad her cousin’s friend who appears to be her stepbrother. It was premiered on January 9, 2014. RuBaru is also aired on Zee Zindagi in India under same title from 18 September 2014.
1. Mere Meherbaan
This fantastic drama was aired on Hum TV in 2014. This romantic drama is about Neeelam Muneer, Agha Ali, Sanam Chaudhary and Ayeza Khan. This is about two brothers who are living in same area with their families. One of the brothers have money and the other one has nothing but he has respect for others and religious values.
These top ten best Pakistani dramas are seen worldwide and are received a lot of praised by critics. You have to watch them because of their hilarious drama that will leave you smiling till the end.