Pyar Ke Sadqay | Episode 11 |More Cringe Less Humour

Hello and good evening to all the people in self and/or forced qurantine. It is time to review Episode 11 of Pyar Ke Sadqay, my current favourite drama. Please read review of all episodes of Pyar Ke Sadqay. #PyarKeSadqay #YumnaZaidi #BilalAbbasKhan #AtiqaOdho #OmairRana #GulERana This episode begins at the same point where it left us…

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COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #9

I can’t say for others, but I fet that there was a general lack of motivation today.  I worked very efficiently today – fixed three defects; coordinated with a couple of folks for their stuff and have begun working on the next item. A productive Thursday; and Friday is near. Hooray! Shabana Mukhtar  

Drama Review | Mehram

Introduction Mehram is 2014 Pakistani Drama that is literally based on its title – Mehram. Cast and Characters Ayesha Khan as Iqra The protagonist Moammar Rana as Zubair Ahmed Iqra’s first husband Zahid Ahmad as Hamza  Iqra’s devar and then husband. He lies to make people happy. Go figure! Plot Summary Iqra is seen reciting…

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #8

Even in the confines of my home, I am scared of COVID-19, and that it could affect me – indirectly, if not directly. And, it did. Today (April 1, 2020), there was Annual Hike and Bonus announcement. And, as I had anticipated already, there is no hike. We still get bonus, some bonus, but no…

Yeh Dil Mera | Episode 23 | Nearing the end

I was binging on several things about Corona and just couldn’t stop until now. Let’s review episode 23. Before you proceed, may I request you to read about the characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. It will help you understand the story better. Of course, you know it. People are quite crazy about this drama….

Roundup | March 2020

This has been an extra-ordinary month. The world, as we know it, has changed. COVID-19 has forced us to change the way we live. I try to see the silver lining in this dark cloud; and what better way to recognize and celebrate small achievements. This is a recap of March 2020. Posts published: 111…

Emergency Love | Episode 68

For Cast & Characters and review of previous episodes, please read here. PLOT SUMMARY & MY COMMENTARY A poor patient comes to the hospital. He doesn’t have insurance or money to pay for the bills. Berzan asks the nurse to treat the case urgently. Ayla doesn’t like this. I agree with Berzan and Sinan. Ayla…

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #7

Another long day comes to an end. Office work-wise, I mean. There were far too many meetings today and I have not been able to do much. I am strictly following the time, because it is easier to get carried away and lose the work-life balance. I just logged out, stretched my limbs and now…

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 22

Let’s review Tera Mera Pyar Episode 22 and find out what the newlyweds, Kerim and Ayse, are upto. You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review The pesticide team arrives at Kerim’s house and they aren’t allowed to enter the house for 24 hours….

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 21

You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review The drama continues as Muhsin bashed Kerim and Volkan. and both boys still lie, making one excuse after the other. Muhsin doesn’t buy their bullshit and just as Kerim is about to tell the truth, Ayse…

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 18

You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review Gonca comes to see Ayse. Ayse is upset with her but Gonca tells her about Cedah. Despite Gonca’s quite convincing speech, Ayse doesn’t relent. They are wearing similar t-shirts, only differnet colours. I am a woman,…

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 17

You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review Riza, Muhsin, Kerim and Ayse meet to finalize the wedding date – tomorrow. Awesome! The couple takes off for a private word. Ayse wants him to be respectful to her family, and be the perfect son-in-law….

Daasi | Episode 28

Episode 28 of Daasi begins as Sunehri is doing Aahil’s bandages as she weeps. Now, finally, they both confess their feelings, without words. Aahil warns Rubab to behave with Sunehri. Rubab still stands strong even though Aahil knows enough to suspect her involvement. Tauqeer’s conversation with Irma and then Rubab, is so cringy. Who talks…

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 20

You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review Tera Mera Pyar 19 Now, everyone knows about the contract with the fake signature. Muhsin tears it apart and the wedding’s proceedings begin, albeit without Helda. While the while family is emotional, Erkut is downing one…

Tera Mera Pyar | Episode 19

You can read about the cast and characters here. For previous episodes’ reviews, read here. Plot Summary & Review This episode begins as Ayse says goodbye to her family leaves with the oh-so-handsome groom. Cedah confronts Ayse and Kerim and opens all her cards, but the duo is unperturbed. Except one tiny problem, Ayse finds…

Ishqiya | Episode 9 | Hamna Declares War

Check out the Cast and Characters before you read the review. It won’t make much sense otherwise. And, you can read previous episodes’ reviews here. Review   Hamza asks Azeem if he has ever loved. Of course, he has, after marriage.After more subtle taunts, Azeem gets uncomfortable and changes the subject – dresses for wedding….

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #6

Another WFH week began today. I was still overwhelmed by the million queries coming my way; and a zillion issues that needed my attention. I survived the day, it is a miracle of sorts. Do you like working from home? Shabana Mukhtar  

Sabaat | Episode 1 | An Interesting & Loud Beginning

Please read about the cast and characters before you read the review. Alright, let’s begin the review of first episode of Sabaat. Plot Summary The story is set in Islamabad. Let me review the two protagonist’s tracks separately. Anaya Aziz Track Anaya from a middle class. Her father is retiring after 35 years and she…

Emergency Love | Episode 67

For Cast & Characters and review of previous episodes, please read here. PLOT SUMMARY & MY COMMENTARY Sinan and Nisan come back. While Ayla is happy about Nisan’s memory; Sinan is upset about Berzan’s presence in his apartment. Why? I mean, he knew about their relationship. And, he has just been with Nisan. Dual standards!…

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #5

Second Sunday since WFH is announced and the first one since lockdown… I am literally counting days. I am feeling too lazy. My right foot is sprained and right wrist hurts from using the laptop’s touchpad. Laptop is great for typing stories, but terrible for debugging – especially when you are debugging and working on…