The story of #PyariMona revolves around the main lead Mona, an overachiever, strong and courageous girl who excels in everything she does but, being a plus-sized person, Mona has to face challenges, problems, provocations and taunts just because she doesn’t meet the conventional standards of beauty set by our society. The serial highlights body shamming, bullying, harassment and its social and mental implications on the victim in a society with unrealistic expectations from women and stringent standards of beauty. Pyari Mona is an unconventional and interesting story of Mona as she navigates through her life. Written by Haseeb Ahmed, directed by Ali Hassan and produced under the banner of Momina Duraid Productions, the serial also features Mashal Khan, Adnan Jafer, Muhammad Hunbal, Naureen Mumtaz, Uzma Baig, Shaheen Khan and others.
Will Mona conquer the hurdles or succumb to the rules and standards set by society? Follow the story of Mona every Thursday at 8 pm on HUM TV to find out.
[Source: Hum TV’s official Youtube Channel]
Cast & Characters
[Note: Now that I am writing this post, a certain website will copy this content and publish it. How do I know? because currently they don’t have the details of cast the way I have listed. Cheaters!]
Sanam Jung as Mona Khalid
The main character.
Adnan Jafer as Khalid
Uzma Baig as Shaista Khalid
Khalid’s wife, Saima and Mona’s mother
Sabeeka Imam as Samia
Mona’s older sister, married to Babar.
Adeel Hussain as Babar
Saima’s fitness freak and a borderline psycho
Muhammad Hunbal as Irfan
Mona’s best friend, and also the one who understands her pain of bodyshaming.
Mona’s niece, Samia’s daughter
I looked like her when I was young.
Salma Asim as Lubna
Shaista’s friend who gives backhanded insults.
Mona’s candidate, he’s widowed/divorced and has a son
Naureen Mumtaz as Kinza
Irfan’s possible wife?
Mashal Khan as Z
a model/actor/diva full of tantrums
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