Friends, it’s that time of the week again. Time to think. Yes, think. A word not typically associated with desi dramas, magar kabhi kabhar thora kuch alag try karne mein kiya harj hai. Who knows we may even surprise ourselves. Maybe find a few brain cells that are still alive and kicking, despite all the drama watching we do. So, chalo let’s get going.
Our letter for today is
More specifically, L for
Ab lets come to our dramas and the women in our dramas.
Instead of waiting for drama makers to give us interesting female characters – women who have more of a life than waiting for shaadi and following that a male child – how about if we took it upon ourselves and re-wrote a few of our favourite dramas?
How differently would Sang-e Mar Mar read if Shirin worked? Maybe taught kids at home, perhaps taught embroidery to local women? Anything other than sighing endlessly about a non-existent relationship with Aurang?
Remember Nighat phupho from Aunn Zara? I don’t know about you all but I was really frustrated to see a very bright women wasting her life meddling in her nephew’s life… Any suggestions for her?
What about Saba from Bin Roye? If ever there was a poster girl for someone desperately in need of a life she was it! Any hobbies she could take on? Aur kuch nahin tau a barista at a local coffeeshop?
I dont think I need to explain any further.
Written by SZ~