Shehnai is a new ARY Digital Drama that started airing on March 18, 2021.
Shehnai is a story of an innocent girl Bakht, who is in love with a deceitful boy Hunain. Her parents have finally selected a groom for her, which she plans to reject, and her quest to find true love continues.
Written by Radian Shah and directed by Ahmed Bhatti, this drama is a story of arranged marriage mixed with some family politics.
Ramsha Khan as Bakht
The heroine. She likes Hunain and does crazy things to make sure that her other proposals don’t follow through. Her portrayal is quite similar to Samia from Ghisi Piti Mohabbat.
Samina Ahmad as Amma
Bakht’s grandmother. Absar, Azhar, Tooba and Munni’s mother
Javed Sheikh as Absar
Bakht’s father. He suffers from some heart ailment, a fact that is exploited frequently in the series.
Nida Mumtaz as Ambreen
Behroz Sabzwari as Azhar
Absar’s younger brother. He is under Absar’s influence and doesn’t listen to a bad word against him.
Zainab Qayyum as Maleeha
Azhar’s daughter. She likes a boy but nobody knows yet.
Salma Hassan as Tooba
Absar and Azhar’s sister
Saleem Mairaj as Kifayat
Javeria Abbasi as Munni
The youngest sibling. She is married but since she did not finish her studies, she is yet to be sent-off to her husband’s house. We don’t know about the husband, yet.
Tooba and Kifayat’s daughter. She falls for Rafey.
Umer Aalam as Ahsan
Tooba and Kifayat’s son. He likes Bakht initially, but later falls for Saima.
Naima Khan as Saiqa
Bakht’s aunt, Saima’s mother
Marium Noor as Saima
Bakht’s cousin. She falls in love with Hassan even though the odds are against them.
Affan Waheed as Meerab
Our hero. He works in London and is back to Pakistan for his wedding. He likes Samreen, his colleague, though. And, he is just as reluctant to marry Bakht.
Shehryar Zaidi as Zubair
Nabeela Khan as Mrs Zubair
Anum Tanveer as Beena
Hammad Shoaib as Hunain
Bakht’s love interest. He takes all the gifts from Bakht. When it comes to marry her, he ditches her and marries a rich girl.
Arsalan Faisal as Rafey
Meerab’s friend. Later, he falls in love with Beenish
Maham Amir as Samreen
Meerab’s love interest. Mean, evil, plotting, snob of a woman.
The house help. He pries on things and sells the information to Kifayat.
The house help and Shams’ love interest. She is loyal to the girls and doesn’t like the fact that Shams acts like a lowly khabri.
Alright, that covers them all. Soon, I will post the episode wise reviews