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Ek Nayi Cinderella Episode 5 – A Review

True love is not based on beauty or wealth. True love is when someone accepts both the good things and the bad things in the person he/she loves because nobody is perfect. If he/she seem perfect, then it’s not really true love. It’s not something beauty or wealth decides, it’s the heart, the kind of person your loved one is… This has always been my belief. And I still stand by it. Therefore, I refuse to believe that Meesha loves Mayer.It’s probably just a crush but can’t be true love. Today’s episode made me decide who’s team I’m on. Yup, I am totally on Roman’s team now! I think he was hurt when Meesha said that one needs to be handsome and wealthy to be loved. Right now, he’s not paying much attention to his feelings and just wants Meesha to be happy and make Mayer fall in love with Meesha. He really loves her. That’s called selfless love!

Today we also found out that Roman had always been watching over Meesha. I’m really wondering now if Roman is a fairy-man or not. He really hasn’t shown any ‘magic’ signs. But then how did he get the Cinderella dress, and how does he show up suddenly(like he did in front of Meher). I am confused. We will probably find out later. But I am enjoying his performance very much. Faizan Khawaja is playing his role very well. I think the role he is playing looks like fun. Roman and Meesha have something in common; both are adorably and purposely trying to bug the people they work for. I think it’s cute! But Roman is more clever. He is taking his steps carefully around Meher. I can’t help but think Meher is planning something regarding Roman. I wonder what she’s thinking.

Zaini has convinced Mayer that she is the girl he met on the night of the festival. He has now completely fallen for her. But can’t he tell the difference between the way the mystery-girl(Meesha) and Zaini talk and behave? I so wish he finds out. Come on Mayer! You have to realize it!

Overall, it was a slow episode but it was interesting. Everyone is doing an outstanding job and I am really liking the story. I believe the next few days at Bano’s will be very important for the story. There is a lot we don’t know yet so I am also looking forward to all the answers. There’s still a lot of the story left so anything can happen.

Written By Ghada Qaiser (GQ) ~ :)

  • I absolutely loved this episode. Each & every scene was interesting. ANC may not be a thought provoking drama, but it is a feel-good drama. It is so much fun to watch.

  • Very nice GQ :)
    PersOnally…Mjy nai lagta k rOman fairyman hai…becOz anty surraya b mentiOn kr rai thi k tmhain yahan aye hOyae juzt 2 days hOyae han…r dOsra mjy lagta hai wOh us k hr act pe nazar rakhy hOyae tha 2 dinOn sy…as he said k mOhabat krny k liyae sub kuch janna zarOri hOta hai..n he z in lOve with her…r jb meesha kO yh pata chaly ga k wOh us sy jOoth bOl raha tha tOu wOh rOman sy naraz hO gi..letz see asa kuch hai ya nai ;)
    well,mjy meesha ka wealth r lOok k bary me cOmments sy kafi dispOintment hOi..rOman gOt hurt :(

  • This is such a sweet & romantic show. It is so nice to see young, good looking people romancing on screen, instead of the usual Buddhas that we regularly see.

  • Best Drama……ANC has become the # 1 show on tv , according to Top Drama of the week list. Good job is done by entire team of Anc.

  • I simply adore this play. The scenes between Meesha & Romaan were too cute. Mayer is very good looking as well. Although the girl playing Zaini is very pretty but I don't want Mayer to fall for her.

  • ANC is now on the Top of the list in ratings. I hope it stays there. I am totally team Mayer. He's soooooo handsome. I want Meesha & Mayer to be together. I think they will be because this is a Cinderella story & Cinderella has to get Prince Charming.

  • Loooooove this drama. It has such a sweet, young, fresh feel to it. It's like a breeze of fresh air among all the heavy duty stuff.

  • thanks for the review GQ :) It was a good filler episode. a bit on the slower side but I still enjoyed it. I am with you on team Rooman. Mayer is just a pretty face – all dolled up to look like Prince Charming. And Meesha def. has a crush on Mayer which is quite evident. I did like how she was so open with her Daadi and told her that she likes him. Nicely done!
    Hope things pick up from next week but then I am guessing this is a 20+ episode play – if it is then we might be in for some more slow episodes.

    • My pleasure :) And yes I agree I felt it was slow too.Yes, Meesha doesn't truly love Mayer that's why I think Meesha and Romaan should be together. Well, OKB said it was 18 episodes or so.

  • Hi GQ….nice review. I'm totally enjoying this serial. I'm most definitely Team Romaan. He is so good looking. Do u think he's related to Fahad Mustafa? Romaan surely looks like him.

    • Hi :) Thanks :) Yes, me too, team Romaan all the way now ^_^ OMG! I thought that too and my mother too cuz he looks like Fahad Sir and his expressions are very similar to his :) But I guess they are not. I checked and I don't think they are related. But I agree, Romaan(Faizan Khawaja) looks a lolt like Fahad Sir.

      • Faizan Khawaja has learnt Acting from An INDian University—> Whistling Woods International Institute Mumbai… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistling_Woods_Inte… was a favorite student of Naseeruddin Shah Sir [Famous Indian Actor], he has his own identity, he has done some Short Films in India and is quite capable of doing all types of roles he is offered to.
        Faizan is a graduate of Whistling Woods International Mumbai, born in United States, currently working in Pakistan as a professional actor.
        For his Portfolio [Pics] and Acting/Dance Clips [Show reel], Interviews and full episodes of different plays visit His Site http://www.faizankhawaja.com :)

        His first serial was "Suraj Mukhi" which was shown on ATV, in which he played the second lead role, as Babar Ali's younger brother and did justice to his role. Then he worked in Laila Zubeiri's home production "Tum Bhi Kaho" in Islamabad, which was shown on Ptv HOME, played the role of Nauman Ejaz's younger brother and Laila's bro-in-law. He was liked by the young generation for his care-free type role. jamal Shah was also a part of that play.

        Then Faizan was given a chance by ISPR in a big serial "Khuda Zameen Se Gaya Nahi" which was shown on PTV HOME and HUM Tv, he played the role of a computer geek who used to get instructions from United States and convey 'em to his Taliban Boss Ayub Khosa.

        Again this year he was given a chance by the ISPR Team for a Telefilm "Parwaz-e-junoon", which was a big hit, in which Faizan played the role of a Taliban himself and received loads of appraises.

        A Whistling Wood International, Mumbai graduate, Faizan initiated a promising acting career with A-plus Entertainment. He has been part of A-Plus top-notch drama serial ‘Love, Life aur Lahore’ doing a fantastic job with his perfect portrayal of a shy guy.

        After his praiseworthy performance in Love, Life aur Lahore, Faizan got noticed and signed for a telefilm titled ‘Love kay chakar mien’ playing the protagonist: a UK-return dude who doesn’t believe in love until his heart undergoes a transformation through an overpowering spiritual experience. Moreover, Faizan has also given a guest appearance in A-plus drama serial "Kountry Luv".
        He is now a days working in Khi and has done some Good Serials Like, Meri Laadli ON ARY Digital and Plays Like "Dou Sharmeeley Nain in Kitni Girhen Baqi Haen Series and "Cricketer in Susral K Naye Rung" Series On HUM.
        Currently his 5 Serials are being shown on Different Channels Like Cinderella on GEO, AKS On ARY Digital, Ub Kay Sawan Barse On E Express Entertainment Channel , Shehryar Shehzadi and Meri Saheli Meri Humjoli on URDU1. His Upcoming Serial "Maen Gunehgar Nahi" will be aired on ARY Digital. So the guy is doing Good MashaALLAH.

        • @Pinx-Wow!That's a lot of info. Thanks for sharing it :) He is a really good actor and I am glad he chose to work in Pak to support his country even though he could have had a good change in Bollywood too. I like him even more now :)

          • @G.Qaiser! Thanks…..Faizan did his 1st appearance in A-PLUS LaunCh Show in Khi a year ago on a famous Indian Song sung by Atif n it became a Big Hit. Will share his Dance Performance v. soon…

  • Faizan Khawaja has learnt Acting from An INDian University—> Whistling Woods International Institute Mumbai… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistling_Woods_Inte…. was a favorite student of Naseeruddin Shah Sir [Famous Indian Actor], he has his own identity, he has done some Short Films in India and is quite capable of doing all types of roles he is offered to.
    Faizan is a graduate of Whistling Woods International Mumbai, born in United States, currently working in Pakistan as a professional actor.
    For his Portfolio [Pics] and Acting/Dance Clips [Show reel], Interviews and full episodes of different plays visit His Site http://www.faizankhawaja.com :)

    His first serial was "Suraj Mukhi" which was shown on ATV, in which he played the second lead role, as Babar Ali's younger brother and did justice to his role. Then he worked in Laila Zubeiri's home production "Tum Bhi Kaho" in Islamabad, which was shown on Ptv HOME, played the role of Nauman Ejaz's younger brother and Laila's bro-in-law. He was liked by the young generation for his care-free type role. jamal Shah was also a part of that play.

    Then Faizan was given a chance by ISPR in a big serial "Khuda Zameen Se Gaya Nahi" which was shown on PTV HOME and HUM Tv, he played the role of a computer geek who used to get instructions from United States and convey 'em to his Taliban Boss Ayub Khosa.

    Again this year he was given a chance by the ISPR Team for a Telefilm "Parwaz-e-junoon", which was a big hit, in which Faizan played the role of a Taliban himself and received loads of appraises.

    A Whistling Wood International, Mumbai graduate, Faizan initiated a promising acting career with A-plus Entertainment. He has been part of A-Plus top-notch drama serial ‘Love, Life aur Lahore’ doing a fantastic job with his perfect portrayal of a shy guy.

    After his praiseworthy performance in Love, Life aur Lahore, Faizan got noticed and signed for a telefilm titled ‘Love kay chakar mien’ playing the protagonist: a UK-return dude who doesn’t believe in love until his heart undergoes a transformation through an overpowering spiritual experience. Moreover, Faizan has also given a guest appearance in A-plus drama serial "Kountry Luv".
    He is now a days working in Khi and has done some Good Serials Like, Meri Laadli ON ARY Digital and Plays Like "Dou Sharmeeley Nain in Kitni Girhen Baqi Haen Series and "Cricketer in Susral K Naye Rung" Series On HUM.
    Currently his 5 Serials are being shown on Different Channels Like Cinderella on GEO, AKS On ARY Digital, Ub Kay Sawan Barse On E Express Entertainment Channel , Shehryar Shehzadi and Meri Saheli Meri Humjoli on URDU1. His Upcoming Serial "Maen Gunehgar Nahi" will be aired on ARY Digital. So the guy is doing Good MashaALLAH.

  • Absolutely adorable review! I completely agree with you GQ. I am also in favor of Roman. Meesha is just for the time being infatuated with Mayer but may be later on she will come to understand that Roman loves her more than anyone else or may be they'll develop a perfectly interesting love triangle once Mayer will find out that Meesha was the girl he was looking for.

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