Screen grab of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan from a file video report on TTV. She appears in the show Sadqay Tumhare.
This weekend, why not take a break from the regular Bollywood and Hollywood films and watch some heart-touching Pakistani dramas on OTT platforms? Laced with myriad emotions these shows that are mostly available on Zee5 are sure to satiate your weekend binge-watching pleasure.
While Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed’s new show titled ‘Barzakh ’ is all set to woo you, there are few other must watch dramas that have gained immense recognition worldwide.
Pakistani actor Fawad Khan established a large fan following globally through his work in TV shows.
Zindagi Gulzar Hai
Nothing beats the feeling of seeing two most loved actors Fawad Khan and Sanam Saeed on screen. The story revolves around two people, opposite in thoughts and financial status, and has a strong female protagonist, contributing to its popularity amongst women.
Suno Chanda Season 1 episodes see two cousins forcibly agreeing to get married in order to honour the wish of their rapidly ailing grandfather. The series celebrates the Pakistani wedding traditions. The first season of the same is available for streaming on Zee5.
Dhoop Ki Deewar
Dhoop Ki Deewar, written by Umera Ahmad and directed by Haseeb Hassan is a web series with Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir in lead roles. Set in the backdrop of the Indo-Pak conflict, the web series depicts how peace is better than war. Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Ahad Mir lose their fathers in an Indo-Pak border clash. Their lives instantly change and later have an unusual relationship — one that’s bound by sorrow and love.
It is written and directed by Asim Abbasi. The web series stars Sarwat Gilani, Mehar Bano, Nimra Bucha and Yasra Rizvi in lead roles.It revolves around Karachi’s secret detectives whose mission it is to expose the city’s unfaithful, elite husbands.
Mrs. & Mr. Shameem
It stars Naumaan Ijaz and Saba Qamar in leading roles. The story is about Umaina who is an independent woman, living in a hostel in Lahore. Shameem is Umaina’s friend’s older brother. The community makes fun of Shameem for being effeminate.
This is a Pakistani biographical drama serial starring Mahira Khan, Samiya Mumtaz and Adnan Malik, who made his acting debut with this serial. Set in the 1980s, the story revolves around Shano and Khalil who have been engaged since childhood but their family’s past threatens their love.