Top 5 Old Pakistani Dramas You Must Re-watch Now

Pakistanis have always celebrated their dramas especially those that aired on PTV in the 80s and 90s. If you are bored and are looking for quality entertainment then this article is for you. Here is a list of 5 old Pakistani dramas we have picked out for you to watch.

Top 5 Old Pakistani Dramas

Alpha Bravo Charlie

The series Alpha Bravo Charlie, is an action thriller produced by film director Sohaib Mansoor. It aired on PTV from May till July 1998. The drama revolved around Pakistan Army and its operations in the Bosnian War and Siachen Conflict. The drama involved comedy and romance. The show ruled Pakistani households in the 90s for how relatable and loveable the characters were.

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Laag is an action crime drama serial directed and produced by Rauf Khalid. It was aired on PTV from 1998 to 2000. The serial was shot in Kashmir and revolved around issues Kashmiris faced. The drama became popular due to its cast and storyline.


Tanhaiyan was released in 1986 and was directed by the legendary Shahzad Khalil and was written by Haseena Moin. The storyline revolved around 2 girls who lose their parents at a young age. They work jobs, earn money and run businesses. The drama can be an inspiration for today’s women as well. It featured stars such as Shehnaz Sheikh, Marina Khan, Asif Raza Mir, Behroze Sabzwari and others.

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Dhoop Kinare

Dhoop Kinare was broadcasted on PTV in 1987 and became one of the most popular TV dramas of all times. The show’s plot revolved around a team of doctors working in a hospital in Karachi. It also shed light on their private lives at home. The drama was written by Haseena Moin and was directed by Sahira Kazmi. It starred Rahat Kazmi, Marina Khan, Badar Khalil, Sajid Hassan, Qazi Wajid and others.

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Ankahi aired in 1982 and was also broadcasted on PTV. The drama serial was written by Haseena Moin and directed by Sohaib Mansoor and Mohsin Ali. Ankahi had a star studded cast including Shehnaz Sheikh, Shakeel Yousaf, Javed Sheikh, Saleem Nasir, Badar Khalil, Qazi Wajid and Behroze Sabzwari. The plot still stands relatable and is a must watch.

These were some of our top picks for old Pakistani dramas you must consider watching.

What are the top 5 PTV dramas from the 1990s?

  1. Alpha Bravo Charlie
  2. Laag
  3. Tanhaiyan
  4. Dhoop Kinare
  5. Ankahi
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