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Zahra Mirza

Zahra Mirza

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

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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Pakistan Idol Week 12 – Third Elimination!

As expected & as usual – another week ended with a shocking result. Absolutely sad to see another such great singer getting eliminated. When asked by all the contestants who they wanted to give the return ticket to, 2 names

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Pakistan Idol Week 12 – Gala Round 03!

Oh My, Oh My! This has to be my favorite episode so far & no other upcoming episode will replace this one because the reason is obvious & it is Sajjad Ali. Another reason is that this episode was sort

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My Take on Dastaan: The End!

Day 4 & done with Dastaan. Still surprised at how much they had to share till the end of the drama even. No one could’ve predicted what would’ve been the ending of this serial but whatever happened seems completely justified.

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Kabhi Kabhi – Episode 23…???

Statutory Warning: Spare me for some questionable language here. Kabhi Kabhi jaisay blunder ki hi tarhaan kabhi kabhi ho jata hai! Ummm did anyone understand what actually happened in this episode or only I am clueless & speechless? Just like

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Actresses With The Best & Not So Best Dressing Sense!

Yes, we all know entertainment industry is about the appearances. It’s all about looking good irrespective of the role you are playing & also it’s just the way you carry yourself. Being on the TV, I think it’s definitely important

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Rubaru – Episode 08!

Ohkay, this drama is getting way more interesting & intense then we first expected. All those tinsy bit issues with the direction have subsided & I think it’s going to get better as we go. Taimoor did what he thought

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My Take on Dastaan: Episode 13 – 18!

Day 3 of watching Dastaan, 6 episodes down & still finding it as gripping as the moment it started off with. I didn’t like Basant Singh & his part but this doesn’t mean that I didn’t think it wasn’t important

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Ishq Mein Tere – Episode 13!

Ohkay so this was another episode where they seem to be taking things just the way we like to see. It is just me or Saad actually shouldn’t have returned from the UK? Because he certainly deserves to rot. Aiza

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My Take on Dastaan: Episode 6 – 12!

Ohkay so, Day 2 & 6 episodes down so far. So much has happened in the story & what more has to come, I can’t predict. This is what I am loving about this drama that nothing is predictable &

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My Take on Dastaan: Episode 1 – 5!

So, after a lot of recommendations & after facing a lot of haw haye’s I decided to give this blockbuster a go. I must say I am impressed. Day 1 – down with 5 episode & counting. I thought I

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Pakistan Idol Week 11 – Second Elimination!

Right after such a shocking elimination I’d just move on to the results. I am stunned at what just happened & not sure what the public of Pakistan is looking for in their very first idol! The first three contestants

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Shukk – Episode 18!

I must say this drama is getting better & better. They never cease to surprise us & for me this had to be the best episode so far. I loved the pace of the episode & the approach with which

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Pakistani Ramp Fashion: Wonderful or Weird?

Ramp walk is the best way for the designers to showcase what they are capable of. I think it’s the best way to promote the designs & cuts the fashion designers are bringing into fashion each season. I have always

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Dramas I Regret Watching!

Ohkay, yes we all have had our fair share of bad dramas that we ended up watching thinking the story might improve or we will have something to keep with us by the end but sadly we were mistaken. The

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Pakistan Idol Week 11 – Gala Round 02!

So, matching the date. the theme of tonight’s episode was based on romantic songs or more like the dedicated to those songs that had some feelings of love etched in them. I enjoyed this episode as well & felt all

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