Classic memories with PTV. Inspired by Ankahi , Bollywood released the movie Chal Mere Bhai in with the same story line as the drama. I miss my Pakistan of that era. I would love to add Andhera Ujala n fifty fifty instead of Ainak wala Jin. The inner prospects of the cadet world and they showed it in a very light and laughable manner. Grant’s “Game of Thrones” Experience.
Story at his best, acting at his best. Just by reading, Ainak Wala Jinn, I had flashback of the best 10 years of my life. Mar 17, Good old days and 8PM drama shows, when women of household, children, men and even servants would complete all their chores to be free for the drama hour. Personally, would have placed Sunehray Din instead of Ainak wala jin. Ainak wala jinn was not worth mentioning in this list. This a very incomplete list. I am Indian and always adore these dramas!
The beauty of these dramas were that each one of them was original, that’s the way forward. That song from Niyara Noor! A young college graduate from a modern elite family from Islamabad falls in love with the daughter of an Imam. Almost forgotten but buried in sub conscious.
Some commentors are questioning “Ainak wala jin”, it definitely belong in the list. No 2 for me was Kudha ki basti. It is hard to pick top ten. Moreover, this was the very first colored drama series to be aired on Pakistani TV! Ainak wala jinn was not worth mentioning in this list.
Good old days, and thank you Zia for taking away that Pakistan and giving the present Pakistan to it’s present generation. Much ahead than others on many accounts.
Good old days and 8PM drama shows, when women of household, children, men and even servants would complete all their chores to be free for the drama hour. Perhaps dhuwan or Chand Girhan should have made it to the list instead of ainak wala Jin There might have been a radio program by that name in that year Keep the good work. I totally agreed that Aik Mohabbat Sau Afsanay should be in this list.
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When these type of dramas will be made again. I just would like to add “Dhuwan” in this list too!!!
The movie deals with the difference of opinion between the westernized, educated, modern Muslims and their counterparts who follow their religion and live life in the name of ‘God’. Sara is Ashar’s childhood friend and believed she would marry Ashar. Search for ” Sunehray Din ” on Amazon. Ashir Azeem, Nazli Nasr, Nabeel.
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I can assure your Pakistan drama is more richer than Bollywood in terms of talent and professionalism. Old but not forgotten: Mostly agree with your choice but I am most disappointed that you did not include the name of most important person, the writer Things have not changed a lot since these plays were aired years ago.
Thank you for sharing such wonderful dramas information. Khirad is caught within this love-triangle sunegray other internal and external forces at play.
I think shahnaz shaikh epitomizes women in Pakistan. The television transmission started in if I’m not mistaken hence the drama could not have been aired in Classic memories with PTV. It was an adaptation of the Book “Fathers and Sons”.
Top 10 lists are usually debatable, however its difficult to understand how masterpieces like ‘Aangan Tera’, ‘Andhera Ujala’ and ‘Jaangloos’ failed to make the cut and yet relatively lightweight stuff like ABC and Ankhaee did.
I am Indian and always adore these dramas! Oh man, I may cry. I was told that PTV does not even have print of the original version and it had to be re-shot dfama different cast to re-telecast. Ainak wala jin was popular – i personally wouldnt term it a classic though. Mar 16, Where is Janjaal Pura?
All of these drama’s are worth to watch, even now sometime I search and find some like Aalif Noon on YouTube and show to my kids. You totally forgot the fact that Dhuwan was one of the top rated Pakistani drama.
Naye Silsilay can be forgiven by the viewers, if they attempt a proper remake of the sequel. I often think about laeeq Ahmed and quresh pur. Undoubtedly all above drama serials are real gem of Pakistani TV history Plus dastaan, zindagi gulzar hai, durr e shehwar, Pyaray afzal, mohabbat aab nahi hogi and recent dramas with religious themes such as Aik Pal and shanakht, are very much showing our ‘culture’ – whatever that is since our culture varies from province to province.
Just by reading, Ainak Wala Jinn, I had flashback of the best 10 years of my life. Audible Download Audio Books. However, after looking her picks and the order she arranged, it is obvious this list is compiled by someone who is either born or raised and or spent a large portion of life in Karachi.
Its all gone man. And also that this list should’nt be complete without Bano Qudsia’s plays. Fund donations never intended for building of dam, only for awareness: In the Name of God