Silvatein Episode 3 – Going Strong.

So this was another interesting episode of Silvatein with a little more revelation about the two main characters Zeb & Natasha. I thoroughly enjoyed watching it & I give all the credit to Aminah Sheikh for playing the character so realistically. I was never a fan of her but this drama has changed my perspective towards her.

Once again, I was not pleased to see Natasha acting totally weird. She got involved with a guy but when the moment arose she lied right to his face using her sister’s name. No doubt, she is an introvert & may be ‘seedhi saadi, bholi bhali’ to her mother but she is everything but that. I can understand, how all these years she managed to fool her mother but her simplicity but deep inside she is very clever who knows how to act, given the circumstances. The way she lied to her boyfriend & tried to get rid of him was a shocker.

Zeb’s conversation over the phone was once again funny. She acted like Natasha but wanted to hear what Bilal actually feels about Zeb. It was rather cute to see her defend herself as Zeb while she was being Natasha. What I liked about Zeb was that at first she was over the moon with the idea of such a nice guy proposing to her but when she understood the complication of the situation & that their preference was Natasha, she smoothly backed out & not only that, she ended up convincing her mother that she is perfectly fine with the fact that Bilal wanted to see Natasha first. I loved how he untangled the whole situation just by her wisdom & her wholeheartedness.

Natasha, got a boost when she found out that Zeb was rejected by Bilal & he was all in for Natasha. Previously, she was seen a bit depressed by the opportunity that Zeb was getting in terms of Bilal but now she found all the reasons to rub that to Zeb’s face. I totally agreed to Zeb when she mentioned that Natasha is mean & a liar. She acted just in the nick of time & didn’t let Bilal slip out of her hands. If she wanted to be honest, to herself or to her husband-to-be, she could’ve mentioned straight away to Bilal, that it was Zeb who spoke to him on the phone. She is under a false idea that Bilal liked her, however, Bilal in reality liked Zeb after he spoke to her on the phone thinking she was different.

At this point, I can feel that Natasha, due to her cunningness & planning, might see some hard times once she gets married to Bilal, because right now she has begun her relation with him with a lie. I wonder, what will happen when once Bilal will find out that he spoke to Zeb on the phone thinking it was Natasha. One thing that I really couldn’t understand was that when Natasha was already so focused on getting married to a guy who lives abroad, so why did she start her flick with her neighbour? Till now, she is exposed as a person who is not at all emotionally attached to anyone & only feels for herself. I hope things unwind a bit harshly for her, so that she can understand the unfair she has been doing to Zeb.

Till now, I am enjoying Zeb’s character a lot because she is so real. She gets hurt but doesn’t show, she expects people to understand her but no one does, she is outspoken but does feel deep inside. Can’t wait to see more of all this.

Keep Supporting,
Zahra Mirza.

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 in detail. An enthusiastic writer, thinker, and political scientist, constantly trying to look beyond the obvious. Full-time mom.

  • excuse me zahra mirza why are u defending the Zeb as she told to natasha that she herself dnt like Bilal n dn want too marry him,she herself rejected him so i thnk its nt a big deal that if natasha lied to bilal in the phone matter as she thinks zeb dnt want to marry bilal…..n i thnk zeb is cuning the way she reacts in front of bilal sister to impress her,n again the scene with bilal n natasha n all that bhai agr wo sacrifise kr e rae h to in a good way kre ye kya k aik dafa sb kuch natasha ko de k b wo usy bura keh rae hae aur cuning to wo khud h natasha ko to jo khti h wo maan k beth jati h ab b to wo refuse krny e ja rae the,wat u thnk abt plz share??????

    • Thank you for your opinion Saba. I shared what my opinion was. I guess if you re-watch this episode you'd understand how Zeb actually felt. She did not reject him but she got hold of the name confusion situation way before anyone else in the family did, that's why she backed out cleanly & portrayed in front of the whole family especially Natasha, that she is fine with it but on the other hand, she shared with her colleague, that she was hurt. She was totally ecstatic to have gotten the proposal of Bilal (recall the scene where she is sharing her inner feelings with Natasha & she is making faces) but later when she spoke to him, she understood that the guy's family was never interested in her in the first place.

      I know, she did try to take focus off Natasha or hoped that Bilal could figure out that it was Zeb, he spoke on the phone with, but Natasha maintained a decent silence just to protect the proposal from slipping off her hand. You're right in what you feel & vice versa, like I always say that everyone has a different perspective of watching a drama.

  • great review Zahra:)m a big fan of Amina sheikh,n watching this play coz of her,n really enjoying it. Sameera's characters r never good or bad they r just human. U got it right Zahra k Natasha is cunning otherwise u see mostly people get confused about Sameera's characters k is it negative or positive(for eg in BA)Zaib's character is so natural so real and Amina shiekh is doing a great job.

    • Thank you Mrs. Asim for enjoying the review. :) Yes, the characters are totally real & all the times relateable. You're spot on when you said they are just humans & that is so right, all the characters written by her are for sure realistic & depict exactly the roller-coaster ride of emotions each & every individual goes through in either good or bad circumstances. :) Bari Appa is another example of it. & oh, what did you feel about Bari Appa & it's ending? Do share with me. :)

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