Addictive Pakistani dramas from 2017 you need to watch before the year ends. Here are some incredibly addictive dramas you wouldn’t want to miss.
Qurban is a touching tale about a girl Heer, who hails from a rich background and falls for a boy from a lower class, Jamal. However, things aren’t all fairytale, and Jamal is subjected to various tribulations in his quest for Heer. It’s a thrilling family drama, and should definitely be on your must-watch list! (It’s around eight episodes in).
‘Dar Si Jati Hai Sila’
The drama replaced ‘Yakeen Ka Safar’ on Hum Television, and also has the venerated Sakina Samo as one of the main protagonists.
Feroz Khan steals the show has the ruthless antagonist Mir Hadi, who gets away with the most unspeakable crimes, because of political affluence. Sana Jawad is Khaani, a humble girl from a closely knit family who is mourning the unjust murder of her brother by Hir Madi. It’s gotten off to a stellar start, and if you’re a Feroze fan, well this drama is for you! Both stars have given it there all, and awards for acting are due.
You’ll realize just how gifted she is as an actress, and her pairing with Bilal Abbas Khan sets the screen ablaze as you find yourself actively rooting for the two to settle their differences and end up together. While the story fluctuates, these two protagonists keep the entire drama afloat. Irsa Ghazal and Noman Ejaz shine beyond compare too in this heartfelt show.
‘Yeh Raha Dil’
Yumna Zaidi and Ahmed Ali Akbar’s on-screen pairing catapulted this rom-com drama into countless drama aficionados’ hearts. At first glance, the story might seem recycled, however, there is an underlying tone of family problems, and how these flawed, yet lovable characters deal with heartbreak, love, and loss.
Samina Peerzada, Javed Sheikh, Sami Khan, Armeena Khan and Bilal Abbas Khan come together as the ensemble cast for this zesty family drama. Haya, (Armeena) grows fond of close companion Faris (Bilal), however, Faris’s elder brother Harib (Sami) is determined to have her. The drama really is the epitome of a great watch.
Mawra Hocane is Sammi, a poor girl whose husband-to-be is brutally killed by her brother in an accidental feud. Her life only succumbs to a whirlwind of hindrances there on then, and the drama converges to her plight from a helpless girl into a mature, young woman.
‘Aisi Hai Tanhai’
‘Asia Hai Tanhai’ marks Nadia Khan’s return to the television screen after almost ten years. The prelude to this drama begins with Sami Khan as Hamza, who falls for Sonya Hussyn’s character Pakeeza. Nadia Khan is Pakeeza’s older sister, Kinza who is herself a divorcee after her fiancé leaves her. Their single mother is a widow, played by the brilliant Saba Hameed.