10 Pakistani Dramas that should be on top of your mind
We know that if you have come here, you would be looking for the top 10 Pakistani dramas of 2019 & 2020. Let’s give you an overview of which drama performed best in Pakistan during 2019.
The best way to spend leisure time specifically for the women in Pakistan is to watch dramas while having a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee while munching on snacks. Well… we should be proud of the fact that Pakistani dramas are being watched widely across the globe. So if we have a look upon the reel of the dramas for 2019, a number of these have been marked as blockbuster serials and here we have compiled a list of the top 10 unforgettable dramas of the year:
1. Mere Pass Tum Ho – Topping the charts of Pakistani Dramas as of now
The drama serial Mere Pass Tum Ho has been the talk of the town since the time it went on-air. The main cast of the drama serial includes Ayeza Khan, Humayun Saeed, and Adnan Siddiqui. It has broken all the previous records with the viewership which is still growing day by day. The story has been written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar while Nadeem Baig has directed the drama serial. As far as the theme of the play is concerned, it is a rich composition of emotions defining the relationship between husband and wife specifically concerning this era. You can watch it every Saturday on ARY Digital at 08:00 pm and if you have missed the previous episodes, it is suggested to watch it on YouTube. We believe that this drama would be among top 10 Pakistani dramas of 2019 and 2020 as well.
This is our number 2 in the top 10 Pakistani drama list. This drama is based on the novel written by all-time best writer Umera Ahmad. It was the most anxiously awaited serials of this year as Umera Ahmad has never disappointed anyone with the story she stirs up with emotions. Another special thing about this drama was that Hamza Ali Abbasi was going to show up after a good long gap and fans were of the view that if Hamza is there, then it will surely be something special. The main cast of the drama includes Hamza Ali Abbasi, Sajal Ali, Kubra Khan, and Ahsan Khan. Drama serial Alif has been directed by Haseeb Hasan. The story of this drama revolves around the spiritual element and that’s the basic attraction for the viewers. You can watch it every Saturday on Geo Entertainment at 08:00 pm.
3. Ranjha Ranjha Kardi
Ranjha Ranjha Kardi was such an enchanting serial of the year for the viewers. The story of this drama proved that Pakistani dramas can take you out of the world with marvelous direction by Kashif Nisar and a deep philosophical plot by Faiza Iftikhar. The main cast of this drama included Iqra Aziz, Imran Ashraf, and Syed Jibran. Imran Ashraf played the character named Bhola the fame of which touched the immortal grounds. If you want to see how the new talent of the drama industry is striving to mark excellence in terms of acting, undoubtedly Ranjha Ranjha Kardi is the best example. This blockbuster drama on-aired on Hum TV and now you can watch it on YouTube in case you have missed it.
4. Do Bol
Do Bol is one of the most-watched dramas of 2019 with an amazing story that was somewhat different from the traditionally produced serials. Though Hira Mani wasn’t being considered among the notable actors of the industry before this drama, if we say that this project also proved to be a talent revealing thing for Hira, it wouldn’t be wrong. She proved it that her selection for the character in Do Bol was accurate. On the other hand, Affan Waheed acted as usual amazingly and thus the chemistry between Gaiti and Badar turned out as an everlasting enchantment for the viewers. The drama was on-aired on ARY Digital and if you have missed it, now you can watch it on YouTube.
5. Ehd-e-Wafa – Believed to be among the top 10 Pakistani Dramas chart of 2020
Another addition to the hit dramas of the year 2019 is Ehd-e-Wafa which is not a romance-tale but covers the remarkable journey of four friends. The drama is ISPR sponsored production and its theme is about how the four fellows strive to make their lives. The main characters of the drama include Ahad Raza Mir, Osman Khalid Butt, Wahaj Ali and Ahmed Ali Akbar. Ehd-e-Wafa has been written by Mustafa Afridi and directed by Saife Hassan. This serial is being on-aired on Hum TV every Sunday at 08:00 pm. You can also watch it on PTV Home and YouTube.
Khaas is such a drama serial that gained popularity gradually with every new episode. Initially it seemed to be like a typical story just like other relationship makeup and break up serials but eventually, it turned out as something so interesting in terms of the twist and turns the writer Sarwat Nazir added up to the plot. Sanam Baloch outshone in a different character this time while Ali Rehman and Haroon Shahid also did an exceptional job. The drama theme covered up all those issues related to disputed marital relations which are usually not being addressed. Danish Nawaz as the director of the play superbly puts the life in all the characters of this story. It was on aired on Hum TV and now available on YouTube to watch. After the release of the first 3 episodes, Khass topped the top 10 Pakistani Dramas charts of 2019.
7. Ishq Zah-e-Naseeb _ Another Top 10 Pakistani Drama for 2020
All over the year, every time something is being showcased on television, the story of which revolves around something out-of-the-box or lesser addressed issues. Hashim Nadeem has been known as one of the exceptional writers and Ishq Zah-e-Naseeb is a fine piece to prove this thing. The plot of the story has an element of suspense and uniqueness as a person with split personality disorder and his married life is shown in the serial. Zahid Ahmed is playing the leading role in Ishq Zah-e-Naseeb while supporting actors include Yumna Zaidi, Sonia Hussain, Zarnish Khan, and Sami Khan. The drama is being on-aired every Friday on Hum TV at 08:00 pm. Don’t miss it!
Drama serial Yaariyan is another blockbuster production of the year on-aired on Geo TV. It broke all the records and captured a good viewership. Ayeza Khan played a negative role in this serial and to watch it, even the viewers of other channels tuned into Geo. The prominent cast of this amazing drama included Junaid Khan, Ayeza Khan, Muneeb Butt, Hina Bayat, Mehmood Aslam, Moomal Sheikh, and Shagufta Bhatti. It is constantly gaining viewers on YouTube every day. The drama has been written by Samina Ijaz while Syed Wajahat Hussain directed it excellently.
Ruswai has hooked a good number of viewers since the time it is being showcased. The story of this drama serial revolves around the sensitive yet important sexual abuse issues and specifically the stereotypical treatment of the society towards the victim. Sana Javaid is playing the leading role and Mikaal Zulfiqar is acting as her husband who is also very possessive about the society’s reaction and treatment towards the victim who is no one other than his wife in the drama. Moreover, the twist has been added in the story with the old tradition of “Watta Satta” marriage. The drama is being on-aired every Tuesday on ARY Digital at 08:00 pm.
10. Suno Chanda 2
The blockbuster family comedy serial Suno Chanda gathered a huge number of fans the last year and this year in continuity it has broken the record once again while bagging 2 awards for being the most liked comic serial. It has been considered as one of the best entertainment packages of the year and it was the never-ending fever sort of a feeling for the viewers, hitting the idea of the sequel of the play after success last year. The main cast of this crispy entertaining serial included Farhan Saeed, Iqra Aziz, Nadia Afghan, Farhan Agha, and others whereas the new yet wonderful inclusion of Arjumand Rahim, Raza Talish and Sabeena Farooq added up to the sweet and spicy twists of the comedy serial.
Pyar Kay Sadqay
Pyar Kay Sadqay is a story of two innocent lovebirds that are not much familiar to each other initially but as per the teaser they seem to get closer by the time. The drama is a sweet romantic production and the main cast includes Yumna Zaidi as well as Bilal Abbas Khan.
The different thing about this drama was actually the role played by Bilal Abbas Khan who has been usually playing serious roles in the blockbuster dramas like ‘Cheekh’ and ‘Balaa’.
The rest of the cast of this drama includes Atiqa Odho, Omair Rana, Yashma Gill, and others. You can watch the drama on Hum TV every Thursday at 08:00 PM.
The story of this drama is a love story triangle. The main cast of this drama includes Ramsha Khan, Feroze Khan, and Hania Amir. The story is full of twists and turns to make it something interesting to watch for the viewers. The drama is on-aired every Monday at 08:00 PM on ARY Digital so mark it in your watch list.
Another amazing drama is Jhooti staring Iqra Aziz, Ahmed Butt and Yasir Hussain in the lead roles. The story is basically about a girl who is so clever and is crazy about being married to a rich person just for the sake of money.