Crooning Techies: Sample Chapters

Sharing sample chapters from my book “Maybe, Someday”. It is a sweet and clean romance novella. For reading the complete novella, you can buy it from Amazon.

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The Other Me On Hiatus

All the lovely readers, I am going away for a month long hiatus. I don’t know if I will have internet connection or time to blog. Fret not, I have tried to schedule a few posts to keep the blog going; so you don’t miss me. I will see you next month. Please keep visiting….

Umrah Diaries | One Days To Go

I reached home this morning, around 10:30 AM. This city is freezing, and the 45 minutes ride from railway station to home was a sheer torture. My posts will be far and few, starting today. You may have read my post about taking a hiatus. Shabana Mukhtar PS: This post is back-dated. I was too…

Book Review | I temporarily Do | Ellie Cahill

This is my review of Adite Banerjie’s latest release Just The Way You Are (Soulmates #1). There may be spoilers, so be warned.

Alif | Episode 15

Qalb-e-Momin is back after Abdul Alaa’s funeral. Shakoor, the chatty yet loyal housekeeper is worried about Qalb-e-Momin. The scene changes as Daud and Tina bicker about Qalb-e-Momin’s elongated absence. He comes back just then, with the script. Daud and Tina are blown away by the script. He gets a call from Khaliq, the guy who…

Umrah Diaries | January 2020

Dammit! Why am I so indecisive? I am in Mecca and have just finished my Umrah. I wanted to post every day, a little bit about how each day felt like in Mecca and especially in Haram Shareef. I had drafted the posts, with tags and categories and whatnot. Then, I realized that i don’t…

Best of 2019

There are too many, because I am easily amused and impressed. These 5 events stand out for the happiness and / or amusement that they brought. Alif Yes, Alif is the best thing that happened in 2019. First, it increases traffic for book review. Once HAR PAL GEO announced the airing date for the drama,…

Drama Review: Ek Kasak Reh Gayi

Ek Kasak Reh Gayi is a Pakistani drama serial written by K Rehman and directed by Dilawar Malik. The drama was first aired in September 2013 on Geo Entertainment channel. I watched it on Zindagi channel, before it was shut. CAST AND CHARACTERS PLOT SUMMARY Sanam Saeed as Paras Caring and protective older sister Sarah…

The week that was – 20w01

I have read two books already and drafting the review posts. The reviews will be up sometime in next week, or this weekend, depending upon how much time I get. Office was okay. After the skip level (you can read about it here: Shut The Beep Up | How to Not Lead By Example) and…

2019 As a Writer

I didn’t write much, not fiction at least. I focused my energies more on the blogging side and reading, than actually writing stories. I have written a few but they are not published yet. I published 11 books in 2019. Hopefully 2020 turns out better. Sigh! Shabana Mukhtar

2019 As a Reviewer

I went berserk as a reviewer. There were books that I read and then we’re dramas, telefilms, web series and everything else under the sun. I reviewed, a LOT. Books I read ~180 books and posted reviews on Goodreads. There are some reviews that I posted on TOMU. Others, I didn’t. Alif By Umera Ahmed…

Thora Sa Haq | Episode 12 | Uneventful and Dragged Episode

Let’s review 12th episode of Thora Sa Haq. PLOT SUMMARY & MY COMMENTARY Rabia is in her full dayan mode as she talks rubbish to Seher. She doesn’t question Hareem. Hareem knew that Zamin is married. Why did she still say yes? Thankfully, Iftekhar asks that question. What does Hareem say? Kyunki main Zamin se…

Yeh Dil Mera | Episode 11 | Farooq Killed Amaan’s Parents

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. Unless you know it already 🙂 PLOT SUMMARY & COMMENTARY Sajal Ali gives yet another emptional performance as Noor-ul-Ain begs Amaan to take her back. A Glimpse From Amaan’s Past…

10 All Time Favourite OSTs of Pakistani Dramas

OSTs are the main USP for any drama. Of course, the story itself and cast are just as important, but one can always go back and listen to the OST again and again. A good OST that relates to the story, resonates with the viewers. Here is a list of 10 finest original sound tracks…

Haqeeqat | Episode 4 | Janwar

Introduction Being beautiful has been a virtue in cultured and civilized societies. But the same thing in ugly and stinking societies becomes the trial of your fate. In our society, a woman faces miserable experiments as mother, sister, daughter, wife, servant or working woman if she has a beautiful face and these horrifying stories never…

Acil Aşk Aranıyor | Emergency Love | Episode 5

For Cast & Characters and review of first two episodes, please read here. PLOT SUMMARY So, now we know that Fazil has very little time left. In this situation, as they don’t want to upset Fazil, they decide to act as husband and wife. Convenient! Ayla sneaks around in Nisan’s apartment and sees a wooden…

Daasi | Episode 17

Let’s review the 17th episode of Daasi.  This episode begins with Irma and Aahil talking over phone. I don’t like Irma. I don’t like such imposing characters. Why are you after him if you can see that he isn’t interested? Sunehri is all emotional and weepy, reminiscing Shahabuddin’s mean words and actions. It isn’t much…

Haqeeqat | Episode 3 | Kalank

Introduction Being beautiful has been a virtue in cultured and civilized societies. But the same thing in ugly and stinking societies becomes the trial of your fate. In our society, a woman faces miserable experiments as mother, sister, daughter, wife, servant or working woman if she has a beautiful face and these horrifying stories never…

Most Searched On The Other Me Unfolded | January 2020

You guys are curious. It is only a week into January and I am already getting questions about current on-going dramas. There are some answers that I should give straight away, hence I am publishing this post now. I will keep on adding more, as I get more questions. Most Searched Questions (Dramas) – November…