Sunday Screed | Jo Bache Hain Sang Samait Lo Announcement

Assalam Alaikum, drama aficionados! Shabana Mukhtar here, and today I want to talk about the news that’s been creating quite a buzz.

Now, I might live under a rock (well, not really), but I do notice when a post starts to gain traction. Lately, my review of Farhat Ishtiaq’s novel “Jo Bache Hain Sang Samait Lo” has been getting a lot of attention, and it piqued my curiosity. So, I did what any self-respecting blogger would do—I Googled it!

And lo and behold, what did I find? The news of the novel being adapted into a drama series by none other than Netflix, as the first Urdu/Pakistani drama on Netflix. Now, that’s something.

Well, this isn’t the first time I’ve heard this rumor. In fact, the rumours of the drama adaptation for the novel has been circulating for at least four years now. But hey, it seems like this time it might just be true.

Let’s talk about the popularity of Farhat Ishtiaq’s novel. It’s no secret that Farhat Ishtiaq is a household name in the world of Urdu literature. Her storytelling prowess has captivated readers time and time again. “Jo Bache Hain Sang Samait Lo” is one such gem that has garnered immense popularity and a dedicated fan following.

The novel explores the complexities of human relationships, delving into themes of love, loss, and the resilience of the human spirit. Farhat Ishtiaq’s ability to weave intricate narratives and create relatable characters has struck a chord with readers. Her unique blend of emotions, coupled with a realistic portrayal of society, has made her novels a favorite among readers of all ages.

If you’re interested in reading the novel’s review, here you go:


Book Review | JO BACHE HAIN SANG SAMAIT LO | Farhat Ishtiaq


Now, the prospect of “Jo Bache Hain Sang Samait Lo” being adapted into a drama series is truly exciting. Imagine experiencing the captivating storyline, the well-drawn characters, and the emotional depth of the novel brought to life on screen. With Netflix at the helm, we can expect top-notch production values and a wider audience to appreciate Farhat Ishtiaq’s work.

However, let’s not jump the gun just yet. We’ve been down this road before with rumors of the adaptation swirling around. So, until we have official confirmation and more details, let’s keep our excitement in check.

But hey, if this news turns out to be true, we’re in for a treat!

This time, the news comes from none other than renowned Pakistani journalist Hasan Kazmi. However, we’re still waiting to hear any official confirmation from the renowned producer Momina Duraid. The suspense is killing us!

But let’s talk about the cast, because that’s what has got us drama viewers all fired up! Brace yourselves, because it’s a star-studded lineup. We have the dashing Fawad Khan, who is reportedly making a comeback to the drama industry after ages. Oh, how we’ve missed his incredible acting skills and swoon-worthy presence on screen!

The last I saw him was in a re-watch of Zindagi Gulzar Hai. Ah, Zaroon!

And then there’s the talented Hamza Abbasi, who reportedly left the drama industry, only to make a grand return. Their combined return is enough to send fans into a frenzy of excitement! The last we saw him in Alif as Qalb-e-Momin, four years ago.

Now, let’s not forget the charming Hania Amir, with her adorable dimples that make our hearts skip a beat. The last I saw her was… was it Rumi from Ishqiya?

And of course, the ever-popular Mahira Khan, who needs no introduction. Her inclusion in the cast brings a certain star power (and just the star power), although I think she might bring the energy down. Remember Hum Kahan Kay Sachhay Thhay? Well, let’s hope that’s not the case and that she brings her A-game to the screen.

Fawad Khan’s name has been floating around in relation to this drama for what feels like forever. It seems that whenever we read about the character Sikandar, Fawad Khan’s image immediately comes to mind. There’s no denying that his return to the small screen is highly anticipated, and viewers can’t contain their excitement.

With Fawad and Hamza, two of your absolute favorites, returning (hopefully) after a long break, it’s no wonder you’re freaking out with excitement. The allure of these two talented and gorgeous actors on screen is enough to captivate any viewer.

With these two gorgeous men on the screen, who would have time to look at Hania? Or Mahira? As for these two actresses, let’s hope that they do justice to their roles and bring an impact to the drama. After all, a diverse and talented cast can create magic on screen.

So, fellow drama enthusiasts, let’s keep our eyes peeled for any official announcements. And in the meantime, if you haven’t read “Jo Bache Hain Sang Samait Lo,” I highly recommend giving it a go. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!

Book Review | JO BACHE HAIN SANG SAMAIT LO | By Farhat Ishtiaq

Stay tuned for more updates, my dear readers. Until then, happy reading and drama-watching!

Until next review, please check out my books on Amazon.

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