Fifteen episodes in, Dar Si Jati Hai Sila is taking too long to make its point.
Drawing inspiration from news headlines, Dar Si Jati Hai Sila is a story of depravity, reprehensible behavior, deplorable moral values, lack of compunction, and no fear of retribution among those that […]
Aaj kal issue based serials are a dime a dozen. Story romantic ho ya tragedy, shaadi ka mahol ho ya ghami ki, larka foreign ka ho ya larki Lahore ki, […]
Dar Si Jati Hai Sila is not an easy watch and it doesn’t pretend to be one either. There is no attempt to dilute a very serious subject, no sugar-coating […]
Let’s celebrate and enjoy the Jashn-e Azadi festivities but also remember to reflect -azadi ka matlab kiya… kiya hum waqai azad hain?
Zid, written by Bee Gul, directed by Adnan Wai Qureshi and produced by Mehroz Karim Rind and Momina Duraid, is the story of Saman, ostensibly a headstrong ziddi girl who […]
Illusions ~ those sweet and not-so-sweet lies we tell to convince others of our happy, neat and perfect lives – [main] bohot khush hoon, wrote Kuku to Khurram… Delusions ~ those sweet and not-so-sweet […]
Up until yesterday every time I watched one of our mazloom surat aansoo bahati heroines, putting up with her abusive in-laws and/or living in abject misery with her naam nehad sar[ka]taj, I would always […]
Chaar diwari ~ four walls forming the boundary line of a house; meant to keep outsiders at bay and protect insiders from that which goes on on the outside. Though made of brick and […]
Pehchan ~ With knowledge and self-discovery, with recognition and identification, with knowing who you are, with pehchan comes pain and hurt. A pain that much more intensified because it is inflicted […]