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Deedan Episode 5 Story Review – Nothing New To Offer

Opening Thoughts – Nothing New: Ohkay so, this episode of Deedan didn’t have anything new to offer. No matter how elaborate the cast is or how amazing the locations are, a drama needs a strong storyline to work & click

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Deedan Episode 4 Story Review – Decent Watch

Opening Thoughts – Decent Watch: Ohkay so, this episode of Deedan was pretty basic. Till now the story of Deedan hasn’t given us anything new or what we have not seen before but it still is a decent drama to

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Haara Dil Episode 23 Story Review — Necessary Drag

So episode 23 aired today and it felt like a much needed drag. The play has almost reached it’s end and every story arch is reaching it’s conclusion more or less except the Amtul-Momina animosity. Something as strong as Momina’s

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Haara Dil Episode 22 Story Review — Climaxing

So episode 22 aired today and it focused more on Areej and Zawar’s relationship and followed the trajectory that was precalculated in last review. Zawar is using his relationship with Areej to manipulate Arham into divorcing Momina and marrying Fizza

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Haara Dil Episode 21 Review Story — Emotionally Charged

So episode 21 is here and even though things look chaotic but we can see it ending well for everyone eventually. This one had it’s fair share of sorrows and joys. I enjoyed the part where the writers brought the

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Haara Dil Episode 20 Review Story —- Hearts & Attacks

So episode 20 had some unexpected turn of events including but not limited to Fehmi’s comeback. The secret is out in the open and Amtul does not like it not one bit so she does everything in her power to

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Haara Dil Episode 19 Review — Revelations

So episode 19 was expected to be the episode where the big secret comes out in the open and that is exactly what happened and it was nicely done. The story has reached it’s climax and soon it will be

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Haara Dil Episode 18 Review — Intense

This episode is so far the best this drama serial has produced, the sheer magnitude of things that went down in this one is maddening. This episode sure as hell was a roller coaster ride from one intense moment to

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Haara Dil Episode 17 Review — Interesting

So 17 episodes down and this one was a significant improvement on it’s predecessor, unlike the last slow and sad episode this one was rather interesting and kept things going. The first act was made interesting by finally revealing the

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Haara Dil Episode 16 Review — Sad & Slow

So episode 16 went down today and it was a rather slow one, nothing of consequence happened in it. Faraz got a lot of screen time in this episode and he did better in this episode as compared to the

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Haara Dil Episode 15 Review — The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

So episode fifteen as expected was brimming with emotions so much that it brought more than just one tear to my eyes. The good part of this episode was Abeer, oh Abeer that gorgeous gorgeous actress is so great. From

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Haara Dil Episode 14 Review — More Death

So episode fourteen is here and oh how grim! It’s like the Grim Reaper has seen Abrar house and has decided not to leave it, he came, he saw, he stayed. The last episode ended with Fizza calling Momina but

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Haara Dil Episode 13 Review — Predictable

So episode 13 is here and nothing unexpected happened. The typical step-mom routine is so prosaic and unimaginative it is hard to see past that. To some extent what made this episode more bearable was Fehmi’s nephew Qasid’s visit to

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Dumpukht – Atish-e-Ishq- Episode 27 Last Episode

I’ve enjoyed every single episode from start to end and I can’t help but appreciate this intelligent piece of work that stands out amongst a plethora of dramas most of which have far more resources and outreach. A big shout

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Dumpukht-Atish-e-Ishq Episode 26- Have you ever really loved a woman?

What power does a man have over a woman that keeps her subdued into submission? Kulsoom proved her mettle by exposing Habibullah in front of Bibi and I expected fireworks. Unfortunately for both of these women, men like Habib know

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 25- The awakening…

Haroon’s realization of Kulsoom’s situation was definitely a big change but it remains to be seen whether this will ultimately be a game changer. For now, Habibullah has everyone exactly where he wants them- seeing only that which he wants

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq- Episode 24 Review- What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!

I had hoped that after overhearing Kulsoom narrate her nightmares to Meher Nigar, Haroon would finally snap out of his obedience coma but things just spiralled out of control for Kulsoom. Haroon alerted Habibullah just in time and Habibullah knew

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 22 & 23 Review- The mind games continue

Tum inn dono Kutto ke beech mein haddi bankey kyun reh rahi ho… Habibullah has made his interest in Kulsoom a matter of great pride and expects Kulsoom will throw herself at him. Kulsoom saw her mother’s cold reaction and

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Dumpukht- Atish -e-Ishq Episode 21- No way out?

Mein nahin chahti ke aap dono ke darmiyaan jhagrey Aur bhi barhjayein… Kulsoom is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Bibi is showering her with sisterly love completely oblivious of her husband’s evil intentions. Kulsoom has repeatedly tried

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 20

  Ab unkey hokum ko maan na mujh pe wajib hai… hamarey hukum ke Samney kisi ke hukum Ki haisiyat hai??? Haroon is being tossed back and forth like a ping pong ball. On one hand, he has strict instructions

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 18 Review- A dangerous game

Billu has lost everything and he’s got nothing left to lose which is why he challenged Wali and questioned his intentions. Tauheen sirf gaddi pe behtney waley logon Ki hoti hai kya? Meri hadd sirf Kulsoom hai… It comes as

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Faltu Larki Episodes 1 & 2 Review – Powerful And Witty Dialogues

This is perhaps the most well written drama that I’ve ever watched. It’s chalk full of memorable dialogues that leave you shaking your head and chuckling. This is a female centric drama that revolves around the plight of the women

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 16 Review – Friends With Benefits?

This was another exciting episode which had my heart racing. Bilal’s return and discovery of the events that transpired was shocking and painful but he’s smart enough to know there’s a conspiracy against him. I hated seeing Habibullah insult Bilal

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 14- Two birds, one stone

I don’t think any of us could’ve seen this coming! Hamein gaddi ka bhi soochna hota hai… just when Wali wanted to shine in his moment of manipulating the situation into Habibullah’s favour, Peer Sahab surprised everyone by sharing his

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 13- It’s time for the wedding

The best thing about this drama is it keeps you guessing. Seeing Habibullah’s reaction, I was pretty sure the news of Bibi’s pregnancy was an inconvenience. However, Habibullah had no qualms sharing the news which made Bibi ecstatic beyond words.

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 12 Review – Role reversal?

Amongst a cast of stellar performers, Nimmo manages to hold her own with her spontaneous acting and flawless dialogue delivery- “Haroon Bhai kaunsey Salman Khan hain”… she has a keen understanding of her environment and is wise beyond her years

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 11- Mercury Rising

Dumpukht continues to remain engaging and keeps my interest intact. With the wedding looming over their heads, Kulchu is crippled with fear- Tahira’s lack of acceptance has brought out the worst in her character and the latest victim of her

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 10

Today’s episode had some very memorable performances. Sonia Mishaal ( Kulchu) stole the show with her flawless acting while narrating her dream to Nimmo. She looked like she had seen a ghost and every inch of her body was shaking

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 9

Nimmo is fast becoming one of my favourite characters and the actress playing her is a complete natural. Nimmo dares to speak the truth as she sees it and she’s quite the visionary. Nimmo knows her limitations yet within her

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 8

Murshid Sayeein toh kaam se Gaye… Out of everyone present at the ceremony, it was Nimmo who was quick to notice Habibullah’s inclination towards Kulchu. While Kulchu was feeling uncomfortable at the mere thought of such a possibility, Nimmo logically

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Dumpukht- Atish-e-Ishq Episode 7

Defeat is a strange feeling- Tahira became increasingly aggressive realizing she was defeated by the power of love and Meher Nigar compromised on her life-long beliefs and bowed down to the Murshid for the sake of her son. I had

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Dumpukht- Atish e Ishq Episode 5 & 6

Mohabbat taweez mein nahin hota, insaan Ki rooh mein hoti hai… The contrast between Kulchu’s family and Billu’s family is evident by their approach towards life. Billu’s mother, Meher Nigar is a realist who turns to her Rabb for her

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Dumpukht- Episode 3 & 4

The previous two episodes piqued my interests with intriguing and rather unexpected twists. Bilal’s return made Kulsoom’s heart flutter and before they knew it, these two were beginning to fall in love. But fate had something else in store for

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Abhi Bhi Aur Pagalpan Hai- Yeh Mera Deewanapan Hai continues…

Heaven have mercy! We’re nearing 50 episode now! And into what seems like Season 3 or something. I have lost count of the time lapses in this serial- I’m also completely clueless about how old the actor are supposed to

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Farwa Ki ABC – Episode 12

Gogi might not be a gentleman but he is a very interesting man who you can’t help but like because he knows exactly where he stands in life. He knows he is rich but he also knows that he does

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Farwa Ki ABC – Episode 9

I was completely bowled over by this recent installment of Farwa Ki ABC because this episode had everything which I had been missing in this play so far. The serious element that helps you connect to the characters was missing

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