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?
Ostensibly slower paced, today’s episode of Main Sitara was equally if not more gripping than its predecessor. Where the first chapter had been all about etching out the context and introducing the characters that existed […]