Woh – Episode 03

The horror element of the play stayed intact even in this third episode but I have to say that I was slightly disappointed because the first few minutes of the episode were completely wasted in showing the entire scene from the previous episode all over again. A precap of what had happened in the last episode would have been enough. Apart from that I felt like two of the scenes in this episode were inspired by the film “Jeepers Creepers”. The scene in which Mehr’s brother has no eyes and the other one in which Mehr’s possessed side gets up from the bed to take a closer look at Faisal. I remember this was the exact same way the creature in Jeepers Creepers used to sniff his prey before eating it. If we put these minor shortcomings and lack of creativity here and there aside, the fact is that Woh is very scary and entertaining indeed and I really appreciate that.


The demon has decided to reveal itself to Faisal’s mother and Saba, which has caused Faisal to reconsider his non belief in paranormal creatures. Sadly enough, those of us who read the “plot” of the play online know only too well where the story is going to go from here. Even the ending has already been given away while elaborating the plot. I would like to request the people responsible for this huge blooper to kindly be more careful. The idea of summing up the plot is that you give the viewer a short synopsis of what the story is basically about and not tell them how things will be resolved in the end. if  i hadn’t read the plot outline online i would have thought that there maybe some murders and gruesome acts coming our way in the future but now I know the story will not take that turn. I must appreciate the writer for not overdoing the demon bit but still keeping the horror element alive and the director deserves credit for filming the horror scenes in such a way that they keep you at the edge of your seat.

The most important development in this recent episode was the change of mind that Faisal is having and also the way Mehr and Faisal are getting closer to each other. I would have liked some of the scenes to be shorter and wrapped up quickly. There was plenty of Mehr and Faisal in this episode, it would have been nice to see Mehr interacting with Saba as well but there were no such scenes. It has been well established that Mehr and Faisal are meant to be together  – a match made in heaven truly. Shamoon Abbasi and Arij Fatima definitely have a good on screen chemistry.


Ruqqaiya’s growing fears were portrayed very well; she asks the maid to stay for the night because she is very sure that she doesn’t want to be alone at night. If I hadn’t read the plot I would have expected that Ruqqaiya will eventually pressurize Faisal into ending the marriage but that is not going to happen. I am glad though that the play will have a happy ending because I wanted just that but I would have been happier if the happy ending came as a surprise!

The good news is that the play is doing well in terms of viewership so the Woh team has announced that there will be a part 2 of the show soon after this one ends. I have a feeling that it is going to be something brand new and not a sequel. The Woh team has done a commendable job till now but it is my request to people who  run the web page that they should not give away the entire plot as well as the ending because that kills more than half of the fun for the viewers who do not like spoilers.


Fatima Awan

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  • Mona

    I love this play. I’m so glad we are getting to watch something different on tv.
    It is quite interesting & scary so I watch it in the morning because I can not seem to do so at night.
    So glad Shamoon Bhai is playing a good guy. He looks cute as a shareef man but totally unbelievable, lol. I’ve never seen a play of Eraj Fatima before, but she is talented & easy on eyes as well.

    • FatimaAwan

      lol so agree with you Mona about Shamoon. He is a very good actor and very versatile too – I really appreciate the fact that there are people like Shamoon Abbasi and Angeline Malik who are not scared of trying out new ideas. Yes Arij is doing a great job in this one. I cannot watch it at night too especially when there is no one around.thank you for the feedback Mona:)

  • guest

    I had not read the online plot, your hints at happy ending and no murders are spoilers

  • hani khab

    very nice review.. i personally first read ur reviews thats what made me watch this series..where did u read the plot?? i hv been seaeching nd i cant fibd it… i really want to read the plot : D

  • Rashid Nazir Ali

    the play is different and engaging. the experiment of hum tv and angeline malik has been successful. I think angeline has shown in past she can set her own way instead of following the trend. Her drama Lahasil was one of the first hits of umera ahmed. She has also produced kitni girhaian baqi hain, and its a nice series too watching a new short and concise play every week.

    coming to this drama, arij fatima is giving a well balanced performance, as per demand of her role. Hope we can see arij in a lead role with some young hero soon, so far she is seen with elder breed heroes Adnan Sidiki, Shamoon, Aijaz Aslam, Farhan Agha, only exception is ik pagal si larki ( i havent followed that) where she was with Azfar Rehman

    • FatimaAwan

      Yes, i agree it is a very good effort and I am sure the second part will be even better.

  • Hi5

    AsalamAlikomm..well its a great effort by hum tv n the drama tem… angeline malik has always been very skilled at her direction.. i always like her dramas…aur yeh shamoon mujy acha lagta ni as an actor aur itna smooth role dedia isko … isko bhoot hona chiye tha hahahha

  • Butterfly

    Does anyone actually believe in ghosts and spirits?