Mein | Episode 6

Mein | The Quest Of Me With Me

Mein is a dramatic story of two strong-headed individuals who end up crossing paths due to being unlucky in love while facing family and societal pressures!

Directed By: Badar Mehmood

Written By: Zanjabeel Asim Shah

[Source: ARY Digital’s Official YouTube Channel]

Mein Episode 6 Written Review

Assalamualaikum dear followers,

It’s Shabana Mukhtar back with the recap and review of the latest episode of Mein.

A Blast from the Past

Mubashshara’s temper is flaring, but there is one thing that calms her down. A call from an ol’ friend Umair.

As it turns out, Mubashshara likes Umair well. Umair understands her quirks, temper and tolerates her tantrums. He has also been divorced about two years ago. Most importantly, they both belong to the elite class. Things might just work out, right?

Umair comes home to meet Mubashshara.

Umair: I’m divorced.

Mubashshara: I didn’t know.

Umair: These matters should solve between  closed doors. It’s between a man and his wife.

The look on Mubashshara’s face… This seems like a subtle jab at her. Does it not?

The meetings don’t stop there. Mubashshara and Umair meet again for lunch.

And this picture is captured only to drool at the food. I can’t tell what it is, but it sure looks tempting. Truth be told, it looks like noodles, and I crave noodles, like all the time. After watching this episode, I made Maggi. It doesn’t taste nearly as good, but at least it made me content.

I’m such a bhukkad.

Moving on!


The Proposal

Asif talks to Jaafar about Kashmala and Rayan.

Jaafar is conflicted. But Asif isn’t the one to take no for an answer. He is a fine businessman and has great convincing prowess.

 Asif: You have all the rights to say no. It wouldn’t change a thing between us, personally, or professionally.

And that convinces Jaafar. The sort-of engagement is on.


The Announcement

Asif comes home to announce that Rayan and Kashmala’s alliance is fxied. Kashmala is thrilled to hear this, as one would expect. Zaid is sitting right there, and doesn’t even turn around to look at his family, or congratulate his sister.

What kinda brother is he? Does he not care for his sister?

Or, is he confident that Kashmala wouldn’t marry Rayan?

Or, is he saving his brotherly wishes for later?

We can’t tell.


On the other hand, Rayan isn’t thrilled to hear this. The dude is scarred by failed marriages in his families. The word “scar” doesn’t really suit an arrogant snob like Rayan, but that’s the term that first comes to mind.

However, he cheers up when Mubashshara finds out. Now, this isn’t something that Mubashshara approves of, and Rayan likes to do everything to irk Mubashshara, so there’s that.

Rayan: Shaadi ki baat final hogi toh mujhe bata dena. (The scene below)


The Sibling Rivalry Continues

As a first step towards being a “responsible” guy, Rayan comes to office. This man has the audacity to wait in Zaid’s room as if he owns it. Needless to say, Zaid doesn’t like it.

Rayan: We’re going to be partners. I want my share.

Zaid: How much?

Rayan: 80? 70? at least 60.

Zaid: Kashmala deserves so much more.

Rayan: Huh?

Okay, so it’s clear that Zaid doesn’t like Rayan. The way he talks to Mubashshara, I think he doesn’t like Mubashshara, either.


Back home, Mubashshara learns that Jaafar left for office without eating breakfast with her. It’s a first, so she records a video message for her dad.

Mubashshara: It’s the first time you left the house without eating the breakfast with me. From now on, you can eat with your son.

Arey, itna bhi kya bhadakne ka?


Asiya’s Predicament

Ayera has been avoiding to meet any family who comes to see her. Instead of talking to her family directly as adults do, she just disappears, stops taking calls. In spite of this, she keeps saying that she looks at Asiya as her mother. Behen, would you have done the same to your mother? Don’t think so.

This time, again, she does the same. Asiya’s patience is running thin. She comes to talk to Amir.

Asiya: Ayera doesn’t want to get married. Woh hamare sar pe musallat rehna chahti hai.


Being hyperprotective brother–who, in my opinion, has spoilt Ayera in the first place–doesn’t like Asiya’s words.

Amir: Don’t ever say that.

The couple bickers, and Ayera, who has just come home, ponders.

Ab main kya karun?

Her silly acts have landed a married couple into trouble. They are arguing like there is no tomorrow. I wish she brings herself together and acts like an adult.

Is it too obvious that I hate her? It should be, because I’m not trying to hide my contempt.


The Vulnerable Mubashshara

Mubashshara and her father discuss the possibility of resettling. Mubashshara is her vulnerable self as she confesses how much effort she had put into make her marriage work, and how much she wants to settle down, again. Jaafar guesses that she would be happy to marry a guy like Umair-who understands her, who moves in the same social circle. It’s a good match.

Jaafar: Should I talk to Umair about your proposal?

Mubashshara: Yes, dad.

Zaid’s Confession

Mubashshara wasn’t the only one confessing to her father. Zaid did, too.

Zaid has finally gotten a “go” from Ayera. In fact, she kinda begged him to bring  his parents to talk to her guardians. He’s blushing and all before he talks to Asif.

As I had anticipated, as we had all expected, Asif isn’t thrilled to hear this. Amir works as an auditor at Rehman Group, and Asif doesn’t consider even Rehman Group at par with his financial status. This “status” debate goes on for a while.


But Zaid isn’t the one to skirt around the subject.

Zaid: I love her and I want to marry her. Will you go and meet her family?

Asif: The answer is still no.


Did Wahaj had cold while shooting this episode? His nose was red in all the scenes.

First of all, I would like to give my two cents about Nameer Khan. He looks fab, but his dialogue delivery misses the mark. His voice, his pauses, all need some work.

Second of all, and it’s kinda obvious, Ayeza Khan continues to amaze us with her portrayal of psycho Mubashshara.

Third of all, what’s up with Ayera’s character? She is so annoying. Zaid is a kind soul, who keeps calling Ayera, asks her for lunch and all. All she does is to shoot him down. Whenever he calls, she says she’s too busy to talk; when he comes to take her out for lunch, she refuses to go out; when he goes back, she gets upset; when he is ready to drop her home, she wants to go out for dinner. Sis, will you just make up your freakin’ mind? I’m sure the writer has written her this way, and I admire the way the character is written. Kudos to the writer, and perhaps Azikeh as well for making Ayera so annoying. I want to reach out and scratch her face, literally!

Until next time, fellow drama addicts! Stay tuned for more twists, turns, and reviews that’ll leave you craving for the next episode like a kid at a candy store.


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Shabana Mukhtar