While the Pakistani film industry is still struggling to maintain the revival of the cinema, the television industry is experiencing its best time. With a horde of fresh talent emerging in the entertainment industry from actors to production houses to writers, the drama industry has come to a point where it’s churning out a set of brilliant dramas every month. There are lots of dramas coming to our tv screens this month, but only a few of them are going to set the bar high.
So, here’s a list of upcoming dramas which are not to be missed.
1) Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai (Geo TV)
With a stellar cast that includes some of the biggest names of the entertainment industry such as Imran Abbas, Ayeza Khan, and Shehzad sheikh, MTNH revolves around a love triangle between three individuals with a number of unexpected twists. Penned by the ace writer Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar, MTNH is a 7th Sky Production. The drama which is going to be high on love and emotions looks fresh and heart-wrenching, tune into MTNH starting from April 8, every Saturday 8 pm.
2) Yaqeen Ka Safar (Hum TV)
Based on Farhat Ishtiaq’s novel Woh Yaqeen Ka Naya Safar, drama Yaqeen Ka Safar is directed by Shehzad Kashmiri. Given that two leading names of the television industry are collaborating for this project, one can surely expect a play with quality production and a powerful script. Yaqeen Ka Safar stars Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Ali in the lead roles, the newbie Ahad Mir is doing good in Sammi and we have high expectations from him. The OST of the play released recently and it gives an insight of the plot with lots of promising twists. Besides Sajal and Ahad, the drama also stars Hira Mani, Shaz Khan, Ehtesham Uddin, Fazilla Qazi, Farhan Ali Agha and Beenish Raja in pivotal roles. Yaqeen Ka Safar will start air on every Wednesday from April 12 at 8 pm.
3) Alif Allah aur Insaan (Hum TV)
The acclaimed scriptwriter, Qaisara Hayat is back with yet another intense love story, Alif Allah aur Insaan directed by veteran director Aehsun Tablish. The moment you see the teaser of this drama, you’ll fall in love with the striking chemistry between Kubra Khan and Mikaal Zulfiqar. Alif Allah aur Insaan is based on the story of a guy who explores himself spiritually while struggling to get his love. It’s is a complete package, with a strong yet impactful storyline, hitting our screens very soon. Sana Fakhar, Shehzad sheikh, Farhan Ali Agha, Ushna Shah, Abid Ali, Saba Hameed, Mohsin Gillani and Ainy Zaidi will be seen playing supporting roles in the drama.
4) Ilteja (Ary Digital)
Pakistani dramas are daring to be different while tackling the real issues. One such drama is Ilteja which talks about Down syndrome and physical disabilities and the problems that come with raising a child suffering from it. Tooba Siddiqui is making a comeback to the small screen with this drama which is all set to air on Ary Digital where she portrays a woman who has two sons, one child is paralyzed while the other is suffering from Down syndrome. The drama will show the struggles that come raising a kid without any support from the family. Ilteja is bound to speak volumes with its intriguing story line. The cast of the drama also includes Affan Waheed, Imran Ashraf, and Rubina Ashraf. Ilteja is written by Saji Gul and produced by Sana Shahnawaz. It will go on air starting from 8th of April, every Saturday, 8pm.