I have always read. As a child I remember carrying two books everywhere, one that I was reading at the time and the other a backup, in case the first one finished faster than […]
Five weeks in, Mor Mahal with its delicious blend of fact, fiction and fantasy is shaping up to be a seriously fun ride- serious because it is intellectually engaging and fun because of […]
Ten weeks ago Mein Sitara had started off as something different. In the weeks that followed, the story gathered steam with the vibrant socio-political landscape of ’60’s and ’70s providing a rich backdrop against […]
Wow! To say I am overwhelmed would be an understatement! I thought that my periodic interactions with everyone at DRNR would have answered many queries by now but clearly I […]
Jharna and Farhad might be the “it” couple of the silver screen, the blessed two who have it all, but that’s all on the outside. On the inside, at home, […]
First episodes of much hyped and much anticipated serials are always dicey; the sun, the moon and the stars – all are expected to deliver, and simultaneously at that. Expectations from the opening […]
Our guest this time around needs absolutely no introduction. Arguably one of Pakistan’s best actors, Sania’s is a name synonymous with class and quality on Pakistani TV. For legions of drama enthusiasts just […]
Five episodes in Mein Sitara continues be the best watch on TV right now.
What does it mean for a drama to be woman-oriented? Just because it features a woman in a lead role it is a woman-oriented serial? Is it a woman-oriented story if the woman has no say in her own story? What about the question of her agency?