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Fatima Awan

Fatima Awan has been a part of reviewit right from its inception. She feels very passionately about Pakistani dramas and loves discussing them to detail. If it wasn't for the play Durr-e-Shahwar she wouldn't have started writing!

Shayyad Episode 8 Review – Interesting & Unpredictable

Shayyad is getting more interesting with every passing episode and although some of the scenes in tonight’s episode were difficult to execute but the director managed to translate them on screen without making them look too awkward. Like most of

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Baaghi Episode 22 Review – Going Around In Circles!

Baaghi isn’t the kind of drama which gives you a lot to talk about since every episode reinforces the same messages which have been put forward repeatedly in every single episode for the past ten weeks or so. Every episode

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 7 Review – Highs & Lows

This was another episode of Dar Si Jati Hei Sila with some really solid performances to its credit and this time around too Zaini’s character stood out more than any other. The relationship dynamics between all the characters have been

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 15 Review – Going Downhill Fast!

This was another episode of Mujhe Jeenay Du which made it impossible for me to feel for the characters and relating to their stories was next to impossible. Right now the writer is trying to show how Naseeb used one

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Shayyad Episode 7 Review – Convincing & Interesting

This episode of Shayyad was extremely convincing because every aspect of the story was covered flawlessly. From Hani and Saad’s relationship to Salar’s intentions, all the developments were written and executed well. This episode also revealed Mahpara’s story’s background and

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Baaghi Episode 21 Review – Baaghi or Majboor?

This was yet another episode of Baaghi which showed how Kanwal Baloch is being abused and victimized every step of the way. Although she talked about women empowerment, which to her means allowing women to do whatever they want to

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 6 Review – Complicated Relationships

I truly appreciate the fact that the makers of the drama and the actors involved have put in a lot of hard work into this project but there are plenty of scenes in every episode which are repetitive. I don’t

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 14 Review – Highly Disappointing!

The story moved forward with this episode but with every passing episode I am finding it even more difficult to keep my interest in this drama alive. The story is all over the place and even though all the actors

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Shayyad Episode 6 Review – Interesting!

Tonight’s episode of Shayyad revealed a side of Saad’s character which showed his desperation as well as his immaturity. While everyone else around him thinks he is depressed because he is afraid that he is losing a childhood friend, no

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Baaghi Episode 20 Review – The End Justifies The Means???

Just like every other episode of Baaghi the viewers were not only shown what a perfect daughter and sister Kanwal was but different characters in the play kept on reasserting this notion repeatedly. So, I hope everyone out there watching

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 5 Review – Truly Disturbing

This episode of Dar Si Jati Hei Sila had to be one of the most powerful episodes of this drama so far. It is always great watching a play which has been written and executed with the sole purpose of

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 13 Review – Purposeless!

Mujhe Jeenay Du was quite impressive for 10 weeks but ever since Saira grew up it is almost as if the drama has lost its purpose completely since the primary objective of this drama was to highlight the issue of

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Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua Episode 21 Review – Acting At Its Best!

This episode yet again belonged to all those talented actors who have made this drama a treat to watch and also the director of this show who has left no stone unturned to translate a difficult script effectively on screen.

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Shayad Epiosde 5 Review – Unexpected Developments

The turn of events in tonight’s episode, the side of Saad’s character which was revealed and the misunderstanding which lead to dada giving his approval was interesting but many of the scenes tonight weren’t as powerful as one would have

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Baaghi Episode 19 Review – Plot Holes Galore!

Every episode of Baaghi has some development which contradicts something else we have seen in an earlier episode and this one too had at least two such developments to its credit! This episode of Baaghi showed Shehryar’s growing attachment with

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 4 Review – Highs and Lows!

This was another episode of Dar Si Jati Hei Sila which showed the family dynamics in Noor Manzil in detail. There was a great deal of focus on Joi’s character just like the previous episodes. All of his scenes showed

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 11 & 12 – Nothing Extraordinary

The past 10 episodes set the bar really high and although I was waiting for the story to move to its next phase but these two episodes turned out to be disappointing. Although Mehreen Raheal is absolutely phenomenal as Shaheena

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Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua Episode 20 Review – Mysteries!

This was yet another episode of Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua which had quite a few interesting conversations to its credit. For the first time however I want the drama to pick up pace especially because of the fact that

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Shayyad Episode 4 Review – More Highs Than Lows

Chotha Hissa – Judai Shayyad is turning out to be an interesting play which is a must-watch for all those viewers out there who enjoy watching well written romantic stories. Saad’s character is turning out to be an extremely likeable

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Baaghi Episode 18 Review – Slow-Paced & Repititive

This was yet another episode of Baaghi which showed multiple people trying to exploit Kanwal Baloch’s “fame”. Kanwal Baloch has been shown as someone who has great pride and believes in working hard even though she is getting fame from

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 3 Review – Exceptional Performances

Like every other episode of Dar Si Jati Hei Sila, this one too had some amazing performances to its credit. I am especially impressed with Nauman Ijaz and Yumna Zaidi’s perfect portrayals of characters which are not easy to translate

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Verna – Film Review

Writer & Director – Shoaib Mansoor Produced by: SHOWMAN Productions Starring: Mahira Khan, Haroon Shahid, Zarrar Khan, Naimal Khawar, Rasheed Naz, Salman Shaukat, Shaid Mir, Shehzad Mir & Others. Verna was promoted as a film with a message and it

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Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua Episode 19 Review – Captivating Performances

This episode of Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua had some important developments to its credit. Although the pace of this drama is slow but like many other dramas written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar the screenplay and the characterizations keep your interest

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Shayyad Episode 3 Review – Must-Watch

This had to be the best episode of Shayyad so far and one which won me over completely although it wasn’t picture perfect. The manner in which Salar’s character was introduced in tonight’s episode was a classic case of show

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Baaghi Episode 17 Review – Twisting The Truth!!

This was yet another episode of Baaghi which showed that Qandeel Baloch wasn’t looking for the kind of attention she got after her Pakistan Idol audition video went viral. There wasn’t a lot of rona dhona and becharapan in this

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 2 Review – Impressive Performances

The second episode of Dar Si Jati Hei Sila gave the viewers a more detailed insight into the family dynamics in Noor Manzil – a place which holds many secrets, one in which those who have power exploit other family

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 10 Review – Impeccable!

The story took yet another highly unpredictable yet interesting turn with this episode. When this drama started I wasn’t expecting it to be so entertaining, right from the beginning it was apparent that Mujhe Jeenay Du would have tons of

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Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua Episode 18 Review – Brilliant Direction

The relationship between most of the characters got even more complicated in tonight’s episode but the most interesting element of this play so far is that even after all these weeks some of the characters are still mysterious and all

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Shayyad Episode 2 Review – Good One!

This second episode of Shayyad definitely had more highs than lows. Once again Saad in particular won me over completely; his love is pure and honest and Uzair Jaswal has translated this character impeccably on screen so far. The relationship

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Baaghi Episode 16 Review – Kanwal, the bechari!

Tonight’s episode of Baaghi yet again showed how Kanwal Baloch continued to find ways to become a “star” but failed to do so. Basically, the viewers are being shown that Kanwal is living two completely different lives, she has ‘real’

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Dar Si Jati Hei Sila Episode 1 Review – Yumna Zaidi Steals The Show!

Writer: Bee Gul Director: Kashif Nisar Producer : Momina Duraid (MD Productions) Schedule: Every Wednesday at 8pm on HUM This drama has some big shoes to fill since it is replacing one of the most loved drama serials of recent

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 9 Review – Must-Watch!

Mujhe Jeenay Du is turning out to be an interesting play which keeps you guessing. It also has enough tracks and variety of characters to keep the interest of the viewers alive. Some of the developments in tonight’s episode came

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Tau Dil Ka Kya Hua Episode 17 Review – Phenomenal Dialogues

“Bewafau ko wafadari ka tana de kr rokne wale taqatwar nahi hote.” There was a great deal of emphasis on bewafai in this episode and I especially liked the way Siraj uncle explained how sometimes being “friends” was a convenient

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Shayyad Episode 1 Review – An Unusual Love Story

Writer: Faiza Iftikhar Director: Syed Ali Raza (Usama) Producer: Babar Javed Schedule: Every Saturday 8pm Geo The first episode of Shayyad belonged to Saad, the character, and also all those actors starting from the child star to Uzair Jaswal who

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Baaghi Episode 15 Review – Two Steps Back!

This episode covered all the tracks in the story therefore it was much better than the previous few episodes which focused entirely on Kanwal’s failed attempts to start a singing/modeling career. Tonight’s episode opened with Kanwal swallowing her pride and

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Mujhe Jeenay Du Episode 8 Review – Important Developments

This episode of Mujhe Jeenay Du had some important developments to its credit and once again Mehreen Raheal completely stole the show. She is beyond brilliant as Shaheena; the way she carried herself and the manner in which she delivers

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