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Zahra Mirza

Zahra Mirza

The one who starts her reviews with 'Ohkay so'. ;)

Izteraab – Episode 01!

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm, so sad that I expected something different by looking at the promos of this drama. I know it’s too early to pass a verdict about the story but as far as I can foresee, this drama is another of

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Drama of The Week – Dhoop Kinare!

Dhoop Kinare – a classic of olden times, written by Haseena Moin, directed by Sahira Kazmi & produced by Farkhanda Shaheen for PTV. I thought it was a high time to revive & relive the excellence of our old blockbusters

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Addiction to TRPs: Ruining Our Dramas!

It was a time when Pakistani dramas were known for being short, sweet & to-the-point but the current trend has it going. Whenever I was asked if I was following any Indian dramas I always replied for not having much time

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Pakistan Idol Week 17 – Eighth Elimination!

Wallah! The first thing I said when I started watching the episode was OH MY GOD & that is because of Bushra Ansari. ENOUGH SAID! Moving onto the eliminations. Another surprise was revealed that from now on the danger zone

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Pakistan Idol Week 17 – Gala Round 08!

Ohkay, so this was another week of Pakistan Idol. I don’t know why but I’d have to say this episode was my least favorite in terms of performances. I don’t know why but I didn’t enjoy any of the performances

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Kabhi Kabhi – Last Episode!

Finally the moment has arrived & we’re free from Kabhi Kabhi. What a waste of time, money & most of all – THE BRAINS. After the end of this pathetic drama I am promising myself that I will never tune

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Rubaru – Episode 13!

I don’t really get why the character of Kiran was so important to the writer? I mean why not just get over with her character by showing that she chose to end her life & spare us from her negativity?

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Ishq Mein Tere – Last Episode!

Wow! Just when I thought & dreaded the idea of the drama being stretched I was caught off guard when the ticker of Last Episode flashed on my screen. What else could’ve been a better way to end a drama

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The Businessmen of Destiny in Pakistan!

We have spoken about so many cancers that have maligned the society through TV but a cancer which we see heavily being promoted on our TV screens from quite a long time is the form of Fortune Tellers, Tarot Card

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Pakistan Idol Week 16 – Seventh Elimination!

Once again a bad decision made by the voters. It should’ve been someone who didn’t give a 100% in the performance but sadly, someone who got amazing remarks was made to leave the show. Really disappointed at this week’s elimination

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Kabhi Kabhi # 27 – Zeher Kar Diya Mera Nashta!

What a bad start of my day when I had to tune into this pathetic drama for the sake of reviewing it. During & after watching this episode I was like ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, so this is what this drama was all

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Pakistan Idol Week 16 – Gala Round 07!

Another beautiful episode of Pakistan Idol backed by a strong theme & some beautiful performances. Loved all the songs that the contestants sang & glad that they had a lot of messages to share too. :) Abdul Sattar Ehdi’s part

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Rubaru – Episode 12!

Pretty interesting episode. I am glad that the story is moving forward reasonably & every now & then they have something or the other to reveal. I thought the episode was a bit slow in some parts but other than

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One to One with Asad Raza Sonu!

Finally, after a long wait & a few days of tailing my brother; Asad Raza Sonu, who I referred to as Asad Bhaiiii responded to his sister i-e ME & spoke his heart out. :) I must say the wait

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Ishq Mein Tere – Episode 17!

Hmmmm, so it was more of a drama in this drama now. Interesting as always & I guess they are off to wrapping up the story. I’d pretty much appreciate if they don’t drag the ending & wind it up

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Lights + Camera = Expressionless!

Expressions are the only weapon that can make or break an actor. The only way for any actor or actress to convey the crux of their character is to be expressive. We have always praised a lot of actors for

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Drama of The Week – Akbari Asghari!

Akbari Asghari; adapted by Deputy Nazir Ahmed’s Urdu novel Mirat Ul Uroos, produced by Samina Humayun for her production house Six Sigma, written by Faiza Iftikhar & directed by Haissam Hussain. What a combination. :) It’s a story depicting the

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Pakistan Idol Week 15 – Sixth Elimination!

Wallah! After Sajjad Ali’s & this Friday’s episode, this one has become a memorable one for me. I am sure this was a lucky day for all the Pakistan Idol viewers because now only the deserving contestants are left but

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Shukk – Episode 22!

So, another week goes by & no conclusions so far. No doubt the story is progressing but we are still kept in the dark about the ending of the drama & because of this nothing can be anticipated as to

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Kabhi Kabhi # 26 – Druggies Ka Khandaan!

& yes, once again they proved me right, this drama is left with nothing to offer & they are just stretching it to keep the prime slot of Fridays filled with some dirt, you know something-better-than-nothing sort of a thing.

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Pakistan Idol Week 15 – Gala Round 06!

So, another week goes by of Pakistan Idol & glad we got to see some amazing performances this time around as well. The episode was based on the tribute by the contestants to their music idols. I thought the song

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Rubaru – Episode 11!

As much as I enjoyed more than half of an episode, I wasn’t sure of the ending. I think it was rather abrupt & the scenes or rather the emotions in the scenes didn’t flow appropriately. I found Neelam &

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Ishq Mein Tere – Episode 16!

I can’t thank team of Ishq Mein Tere enough for keeping us hooked to this show till now. The writer, the director & all the actors have done a commendable job in providing us with quality entertainment in the form

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Pakistan Idol Week 14 – Fifth Elimination!

Wallah! Another disappointing result. I know that not all of them can win the title but what’s disppointing is the order in which they all are getting eliminated. I am gutted to see another deserving contestant going home this week.

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Pakistan Idol Week 14 – Gala Round 05!

It was a great episode with an amazing theme of Party songs & with some fun-filled performances. The guest judge was also one of my favourites & I am sure everyone loves his song ‘Dekha Na Tha’. I was surprised

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Kabhi Kabhi # 25 – Paglon Ka Khandaan!

Tauba! After watching this drama tonight all I could think of was ‘ye manhoos drama kab khatam hoga’. What is happening in this drama & why is it happening? Are they actually having fun by putting us through such a

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Rubaru – Episode 10!

Interesting episode! I like how they are going ahead with the story. The way they have dealt with the details of past & the happenings of the present is what’s making it interesting to watch, for me at least. Neelam

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One to One with Mehwish Maqsood!

All thanks to social media & Facebook in particular that I got to be in touch with one of the sweetest contestant of Pakistan Idol. Her journey may have been short but the impact wasn’t. After speaking to her I

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Ishq Mein Tere – Episode 15!

So, finally the story has come to another turn & this twist is interesting. Once again no complaints & just a pleasure watching this show. Saad has finally proposed to Laiba thinking this way he can keep Aiza from going

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Drama of The Week: Daam.

My pick for ‘drama of the week’ segment was Daam. Produced by Abdullah Kadwani & Humayun Saeed’s production house 7th Sky, written by Umera Ahmed & directed by my absolute favorite Mehreen Jabbar. Before even starting, I couldn’t imagine enough

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Pakistan Idol Week 13 – Fourth Elimination!

A sigh of relief after a much expected elimination. I am glad that the voting trends are shaping up henceforth & people are now paying extra attention as to who shall be voted & who shouldn’t. I must say I

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Rapidfire with Syed Sajid Abbas!

On Pakistan Idol reviews’ thread, I was asked by the followers to interview the eliminated contestants. Considering the request of my dear supporters & with the help of social media, I came in contact with Syed Sajid Abbas of Pakistan

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Pakistan Idol Week 13 – Gala Round 04!

Another interesting episode with a lot of great performances to it. It was based on the songs that were related to the contestant’s memories. It’s good to know a lot more about the contestants & they all came across really

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Kabhi Kabhi # 24: Hameeeesha Hi Saza Mili!

LOL! What a brilliant episode & the performances. I think we all have definitely come to a stage that when nothing makes sense, you end up laughing till your stomach hurts & this is what happened to me today at

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Rubaru – Episode 09!

So, it was again another of one those slow episodes but as far as the story is moving forward, I have no issues. Neelam moved on just as soon as she got a chance & without looking back at her

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Ishq Mein Tere – Episode 14!

Another consistent week of an amazing episode. This one was a lot more gripping I must say. One thing that I like a lot about this drama is the little puzzle pieces they have set aside & use them every

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