Pakistan has six major TV channels that have brought a wide range of dramas to the public. All these dramas varied in terms of plot lines and subjects. There were some of the best Pakistani dramas 2022 that excited the public. Although, here is a list of the best Pakistani Dramas for 2022.
Now we are heading towards the end of the year, so it is time, to sum up, all the Pakistani dramas 2022 from all the major TV channels. There have been around 54 dramas throughout this year. Here is how many dramas have come on-air and are still going on the following channels.
- HUM TV: 24
- Geo TV: 17
- ARY Digital: 13
HUM TV Pakistani Dramas 2022
Sang-e-Maah drama starred Hania Aamir, Kubra Khan, Noman Ijaz, Atif Aslam, Samiya Mumtaz, and Sania Saeed. It was a drama that revolved around the Pakhtoon tribes and their issues. The drama got a lot of praise for demonstrating Pakhtoon issues in authenticity.
Aitebbar is a story of a newlywed couple, Parisa and Hamza. Parisa is a young doctor. One dreaded event of escaping a rape attempt while coming back home makes her husband reject her. He starts having trust issues that turn her life upside down. She meets another man when a love triangle begins. Ali Safina, Zarnish Khan, Syed Jibran, and Syed Arez Ahmad are starring in this drama.
Beqadar drama starred Anum Fayyaz, Hammad Farouqi, Hasan Ahmad, and Zahlay Sarhadi in the lead roles. It revolved around a girl named Mahrukh who faces troubles at the hands of her blood relations.
As the name depicts, Ibn-e-Hawa focused on the problem of women and the treatment of society towards them. The main lead in the drama was played by Hira Mani, Aymen Saleem, and Shehzad Sheikh. The drama criticized patriarchy and misogyny and Women’s attempt to have a peaceful life in society.
Roag drama is set in the rural areas of Pakistan where child labour and gender discrimination are at their peak. The drama shows the story of a girl named Muskaan who goes through all the struggles against tribal rules. Yet she rises above the feudal system and shows women empowerment.
Zara Noor Abbas, Farhan Saeed, Komal Meer, Yasir Hussain, and Ali Rehman Khan are playing the main characters in the drama. It is a story of power politics and the constant rivalry to get the throne. It shows how power politics ruin the affairs of the state and the conditions of the powerless people.
Paristaan was a rom-com drama that came out in Ramadan 2022. It starred the most liked on-screen couple Aymen Saleem and Arslan Naseer. Along with them, there were Merub Ali, Asad Siddiqui, Maira Sethi, and Ali Safina. The drama was about love, romance, and comedy in a light-hearted tone.
Hum Tum was also one of the best comic dramas of the year. It starred Ahad Raza Mir, Ramsha Khan, Sarah khan, and Junaid Khan in the lead roles. It was a drama that revolved around two young couples who are poles apart in their nature. They get hate turned into a love relationship which entertained the audience.
Bichoo had Tuba Amir, Subhan Awan, Afraz Rasool, and Maria Malik. It was a story of two sisters and twists and turns in their family. The drama shows how jealousy and hatred ruin a lot of relationships.
Nehar drama targeted one of the worst scenarios in society. It talked about the problem of dowry and violence against girls by their in-laws. Saboor Aly, Meerub Habib, and Osama Tahir played their roles well to articulate the problems to the viewers. This is one of the influential Pakistani dramas 2022 that all should get lessons from.
Hasrat Drama cast included Mashal Khan, Fahad Sheikh, Azekah Daniel, and Junaid Jamshed Niazi. It was a story of love, hatred, jealousy and dirty family politics. The drama was about two sisters, Noor and Emab, one of whom was greedy for money that she makes the other’s life a mess.
Pehchaan was a drama about the struggles of a married woman in her family. Hiba Bukhari played the role of the wife of Jibran who devoted her life to her family. After finding out about her husband cheating, she flees back to Pakistan without telling anyone. She tries to find her own identity lost in all the responsibilities. However, she is accused of infidelity instead.
Wehem is a story of a single, independent woman who seems to be a loving and caring woman who looks after her mother-in-law and sons. However, she is cunning and has a lot of secrets from the past that affects her sons’ lives. The drama stars Kinza Hashmi, Savera Nadeem and Zaviyar Noman.
Bakhtawar drama is a woman-empowering drama that shows the struggles of women in our patriarchal society. It shows the story of a young girl, Bakhatwar, who disguises herself as a man to live in society. This powerful character is being played by Yumna Zaidi alongside Zaviyar Noman. The story is based on a real-life story.
Ant-ul-Hayat focuses on three sisters from middle-class family. All of them consider their husband Ant-ul-Hayat. However, they turn out to be different than expected. This story takes turns between love, hate, and betrayal. Beenish Chauhan, Michelle Mumtaz, Minsa Malik, and Shameen Khan played the lead roles.
Bikhray Hain Ham
Bikhray Hain Ham is a love triangle story between Sarim, Rumi, and Tabish. The roles are played by Nawal Saeed, Noor Hassan Rizvi, and Zoya Nasir. It was a whole bucket full of romance, love, and emotions.
Wehshi drama stars young couple Khushal Khan and Komal Meer and Asif and Sobia. Asif is a young boy whose father died at a young age and the ill-treatment of his stepfather makes him psychotic and a drug abuser. However, Sobia brings light and hope into his life but that does not come easy. It is his story to come back to a normal life.
Wabaal has a star cast of Sarah Khan, Merub Ali, and Talha Chahour. It is another story about two sisters from a middle-class family who are polar opposites. Sarah Khan is always running after money and has materialistic desires which get everyone in trouble. In contrast, Merub Ali plays the role of a mature younger sister who knows her limits.
Kaala Doriya is a slow rom-com filled with bundles of fun and jokes. The story is about two young cousins, Mahnoor and Asfand, played by Sana Javed and Osman Khalid Butt. They are always cat-fighting and pulling each other’s legs but they will eventually feel for each other and fall in love. It is one o the best comedy Pakistani dramas 2022.
Meri Shahzadi cast includes Urwa Hocane and Ali Rehman. To cut it short, the drama is a Pakistani version of the story of Princess Diana. It shows the sick politics in general and the manipulation of relationships in the name of the throne.
Tinkay Ka Sahara
Tinkay Ka Sahara is yet another story of two sisters one of whom wants to marry a rich guy. The cast includes Sami Khan (Wasay), Rabab (Duriya), Haroon Shahid (Ammad), and Sonya Hussain (Qadar). Duriya marries Wasay for the sake of money while Qadar follows her heart and marries Ammad for love. But both of them do not find happiness in life.
Agar drama is an on-going drama which stars Hina Altaf, Juggun Kazim, and Junaid Khan. The drama rotates around the story of girls and their struggle to marry to get a place in society. It satirizes how important it is for a girl to get married.
Bepanah is a daily soap on HUM TV that includes love, hate, revenge, and powerful emotions altogether. It is about two young girls who are cousins. One of them breaks her relationship with a childhood fiance and marries a rich guy. But ends up with a divorce and is all ready to make life others a misery.
Muhabbat Aik Saza
Muhabbat Ek Saza is one of the Pakistani dramas that are going to come on-air towards the end of the year 2022. Sana Javed and Zahid Ahmad are going to make a return on screen after their big hit, Zara Yaad Kar.
GEO TV Dramas
Inteqam was one of the Pakistani dramas 2022 that showed the competitiveness in relationships. The relatives with class distinction make relationships even more complicated. This story revolved around lovebirds, Waleed and Uroosa. Adla Khan, Aruba Mirza, Asim Mehmood, Haris Waheed, and Humayun Ashraf are included in the cast.
Badzaat was also one of the Pakistani dramas that revolve around complicated family ties. Imran Ashraf, Urwa Hocane, Saba Faisal, Ali Abbas, and others were part of the cast. Wali (Imran Ashraf) was a handsome young man who was loved by everyone. He fell in love with Anabia which made Daniyal jealous. Meanwhile, the family stays side-by-side to make things worse.
Dil Zaar Zaar
Dil Zaar Zaar was quite an unusual story that circulated around certain female health conditions that people do not understand. Tayyab was one such girl with a female health issue which started her reputation in society and made her a criminal for doing nothing. It showed how a little complication could make life a living hell.
Chaudhry and sons
It was one of the best comic dramas of 2022. The cast included Imran Ashraf, Sohail Khan, Ayeza Khan, Irsa Ghazal, and Ashraf Khan. It came out in Ramadan and entertained the viewers with light-hearted humour.
It was a women-empowering drama rotating around a girl named Khajista. She belonged to a tribal Pathan family with an ambition o become a doctor and build a hospital in her area. Despite all the restrictions and problems in her way, she turns out to be successful in her mission.
Saaya 2 was a spin-off to the drama Saya that came a year earlier. It was one of the few supernatural Pakistani dramas that ever came. Its story is related to its earlier season when the lost soul of Sualeha returned to take her revenge and protect her daughters.
Dil Awaiz was a romantic drama starring Kinza Hashmi and Affan Waheed. They created a beautiful chemistry on-screen that people loved. Dil Awaiz was an innocent girl who is treated as an orphan in her own home. She, compulsively, got married to Sikandar Baig and develops a love story gradually.
Chauraha had a complicated story of a girl who lived with her mother and aunt. A boy mistakenly kidnaps her for the sake of money but he could not get any so he leaves her. The incident completely changes the life of the girl and she strives to prove herself right. the cast included Asad Siddiqui, Madiha Imam, Mikal Zulifqar, and Shabbir Jaan.
Zakham cast included Azfar Rehman, Agha Ali, Sehar Khan, and Sidra Niazi. It started with a rich man who used to torture his wife on daily basis. Eventually, his wife dies and he married her sister. After marrying her, things change.
Inaam-e-Muhabbat was also one of the best romantic drama serials in Pakistan. It was a love story between Anaya and Mair who belong to different classes. They fall in love and get married. However, Munizay remains a problem between them. The cast included Haroon Shahid, Nazish Jahangir, Sidra Niazi, Sakina Samo, and Sajid Hasan.
Mushkil drama was about an unexpected marriage and a love triangle. Its story was filled with emotions of love, jealousy, rivalry and hatred. This is concerned with two friends, one of whom can go to any extent to get the love of her life. Khushal Khan, Saboor Aly, Zainab Shabbir, and Humayoun Ashraf were included in the cast.
Daraar is also a drama that includes a love triangle. Irha, Shaheer Ahmad, and Sajal are in this triangle. Shaheer Ahmad marries Irha. But, he also manipulates her cousin Sajal into a love affair which creates a crack between the bond of husband and wife. Momal Sheikh, Ammar Khan, and Syed Jibran are playing the lead roles.
Guddu is an interesting drama that centres around the life of a young boy, Guddu. He lives with his mother after his father divorces her. Her family forces her to remarry. After marrying again, her husband denies owning her son. This story shows the problems of that young boy living a life without close relationships. Fatima Effendi, Ali Abbas, and Falak Shahzad are playing the lead roles.
This drama is about a cunning girl who lures a rich man into marrying her. After marrying, her lust for wealth does not end. On the Other hand, there is Ujala who earns her place through hard work and struggle. Saniya Shamshad, Anmol Baloch, Mohsin Abbas, and Usama Khan play the lead roles in Siyani drama.
It is a story about the benefits of closeness to spirituality. The girl, Dure Adan has a firm belief in her creator. She is an orphan and lives at the mercy of her aunts and uncles. She never complains about her situation and stays happy in all circumstances. Komal Meer, Muneeb Butt, and Ali Abbas are performing their roles in Qalandar drama.
Faisal Qureshi has returned to the drama screen with this drama serial. He is playing the character of a rich mature man with a daughter and no wife. He needs someone to look after his home. On the other hand, we have Sehar Khan as a young girl who is his driver’s daughter. They get to marry each other in Farq drama.
Zindagi Aik Paheli
Zindagi Ek Paheli is the story of three sisters, Mehnaz, Maliha and Faiza. Their father dies and they are left with their mother. All these ladies struggle to create a peaceful life for themselves against criticism from society. Raeed Alam, Nimra Khan, Maryam Noor, Maria Malik, Laiba Khan, and Haroon Rasheed are part of the cast.
ARY Digital Dramas
Teri Raah Main
It was the story of two friends, Maha and Emaan who studied together at university. Over a boy, they become arch rivals. Both of them belong to different backgrounds. The story includes a lot of hate, love, and rivalry, and depicts society. Zainab Shabbir, Shazeal Shaukat, Usama Khan, and Shahroz Sabzwari are part of the cast.
Yeh Na Thi Hamari Qismat
Hira Mani, Aiza Awan, Muneeb Butt, and Noor Hassan played the main roles in this drama. Muntaha and Alishba are two sisters with different personalities. Their stories go parallel and showcase the results of their decisions.
Angna was a story of a happy family that consisted of four sisters. All four sisters are respected, beautiful, humble even being rich. All these sisters get married throughout the plot but face difficulties in their lives. It shows the fate of daughters in our society.
Ek Sitam Aur
Anmol Baloch, Osama Khan, Maria Wasti, and Sajid Hasan made this story come true. Maria Wasti’s husband dies in the drama so she is married to Sajid Hasan. Maria’s daughter Anmol and Sajad’s son, Usama fall for each other. Their fates are conjoined. So, problems in one relationship affected the other.
Pyar Deewangi Hai
This drama features Neelum Muneer, Sami Khan, and Shuja Asad in the lead roles of Rabi, Dawood and Mateen. It shows the extremity of love between Rabi and Mateen. However, Dawood’s love for Rabi remains one-sided and true. He is always there for her even after Mateen dies.
Habbs drama had a unique story among Pakistani dramas. It centred around the subject of contract marriage between Ayesha and Basit. Gradually, Basit develops feelings for Ayesha and they are about to start living happily. But, Soha, ex-lover of Basit comes in between them to ruin their relationship. Feroze Khan, Ushna Shah, and Ayesha Omer are included in this triangle.
Kaisi Teri Khudgarzi
Kaisi Teri Khudgarzi has got a lot of hype among Pakistani dramas 2022. Shamsher is portrayed as a villainous hero who would go to all extremes to get the love of his life. He, even, made the life of Mehak living hell. But, once they get married, Shamsher leaves all his luxuries for her and becomes a changed man. Durrefishan and Danish Taimoor are creating amazing on-screen chemistry in their roles in Kaisi Teri Khudgarzi drama.
Fraud drama also brings up an unusual and real-time issue in our society. It deals with fraud in the name of marriage. Ahsan Khan is playing the role of a man who pretends to be a rich and honourable man and marries several girls for the sake of money. Once he gets married and gets all the money, he leaves them. Sabar Qamar, Ahsan Khan and Mikal Zulifqar are working alongside each other.
Dil-e-Veeran featured Nawal Saeed, Shahroz Sabzwari, and Rashid Farouqi in the main roles. The story was about two love birds, Minhal and Haidar. Unfortunately, one confusing incident changes their lives and they could not get married. Talal comes into the picture to marry Minhal. But, they also suffer from a lot of family politics.
Woh Pagal Si
Wo Pagal Si became one of the most-liked Pakistani dramas 2022. Sara Hayat Khan was the centre of the drama’s focus. She was the daughter of a rich man who gets trapped by a lower-class girl, Shazma. Shazma tricks Ahsan Hayat into marrying her. She plans to get all the wealth by plotting against Ahsan and Sara with her boyfriend. There is also, Zaheem, a middle-class boy who falls in love with Sara. He marries her and supports her through all circumstances.
Pinjra is one of those Pakistani dramas 2022 that include worth-watching content. Hadiqa Kiyani, Zahlay Sarhadi, Omair Rana, and Sunita Marshal are playing the roles of parents. This drama shows the problems that students and pressures that students have to go through in their student life.
This drama, Betiyaan, has a wide star cast including Osama Tahir, Fatima Effendi, Syed Muhammad Ahmad, Mahenur Ahmad, Fahad Shiekh and many others. It is a story of a father who has five daughters and he struggles to give them a happy life. However, fate has decided something else for them. Every daughter goes through problems in her life until things settle down.
Taqdeer drama is not just a story featuring Alizeh shah and Sami Khan. It is a whole family politics drama. The young delicate girl of her parents, Romaisa gets married to a man named, Asad. They could stay happy with each other but Romaisa’s in-laws create problems in their relationship.
Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha
Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha drama is an upcoming drama serial on ARY Digital starring Hania Aamir, Wahaj Ali, and Zaviyar Nauman. It is going to be an intense love story between the triangle.
These were all the best Pakistani dramas 2022 that came in this year on the best TV Channels like HUM TV, ARY Digital, and GEO TV. So, here is a summary of what the drama makers brought for the entertainment of the public.