Zebaish | Episode 4

I think this drama’s sole purpose is to give a chance to overact their bums. Each actor seem to follow one mantra: Go hamming way. So, Javed proposes Munshi’s widow. Javed is old but quite the romantic.  Javed and Parvez both recognize Nadra and her past as a courtesan dancer. Nadra in turn gets upset…

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Zebaish | Episode 3

This drama is boring. The Showbiz Side Parvez cannot stop flirting with Shahana. Bushra’s makeup is so nicely done. She’s the contrast of her look in Deewar-e-Shab. Javed is drinking to forget about his pain but his prospect client talks about Shahana and Javed loses his mind. He has one track mind. Javed ruins Shahana’s…

Zebaish | Episode 2

  This episode is primarily about exposition, most of which I have summarized in my previous post Zebaish | Cast & Characters. The Showbiz Side Javed loses five lakh rupees in horse race, yet again. He still wouldn’t give up until he recovers his lost money. Shahana transfers money to his account but it enrages him…

Zebaish | To Watch or Not to Watch

1 The Credits Zebaish looks like a home production: aunt Bushra Ansari wrote the story, acted too. Took younger sister Asma Abbas, Asma’s daughter Zara Noor Abbas, Zara’s husband Asad Siddiqui… Don’t get me wrong. I am a big fan of all these names individually. I just think seeing them all together will constantly remind…

Zebaish | Episode 1

Alright, let’s get started. After ages, I have something to review on Friday. This episode is primarily about exposition, most of which I have summarized in my previous post Zebaish | Cast & Characters. The Showbiz Side Drunk Javed Ahmed comes home with a bottle and is devastated when it falls and breaks. He watches his…

Zebaish | Cast & Characters

  Written By: Bushra Ansari Directed By: Iqbal Hussein Produced By: Momina Duraid Aastana Side Qavi Khan Current Sajjada Nasheen Peerzada Nafees Anwaruddin’s elder son. He married outside his khandan and thereby giving up his seat to Wasif. Asma Abbas as Mrs Nafees She was once a dancer and is forever taunted for her past….

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #31

Finale Episode, woo hoo! The last episode reiterates that nobody should be between Allah and banda when we ask from Him. And we should ask only from Allah. The conversation between Noori and Fehmeeda, well, more like a monologue was really nicely written and executed. Well done! We need that change in Muslim society. So, Noori refuses to…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #30

It is confrontation time. Noori kicks Sahir out. Fehmeeda has asked Nusrat to move out and he has agreed, still thinking of ways he can reverse the game. Sahir suggests the marriage to be preponed, just to make Noori jealous. Yeah, as if.  Nusrat, goes the last mile and hits Bhola with his car. Bhola is…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #29

Noori sees the real face of Sahir and we can see that she has changed her mind. Or it was always her plan (see review of episode 25). Fehmeeda was asked to offer her first kid to the peer, but she didn’t. She feels that she is suffering the fate of having a son like…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #28

Noori is upset with the news, obviously! Sahir is happy, obviously because Noori’s unborn child would be the heir to the property. At the same time, he mentions that he will have to marry Komal until the baby is born. Sahir suggests the ultimate step to Nusrat – kill Bhola. He doesn’t stop at that. He shares the same…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #27

Bhola hurts himself to avenge hurting Noori and then runs away. People leaves some.coins near him and he can feed himself.   Sahir eventually suggests Nusrat that divorce settles everything for everybody for good.  Amma Jannate visits Noori.  After hearing her side of the story, she confronts Fehmeeda. Rizwana tells Noori’s story in front of Fehmeeda and Amma Jannate. Fehmeeda forgives Noori despite knowing the…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #26

The episode opens with Nusrat and Sahir talking about Noori.  Noori continues to trick Bhola to get angry but the medicines are not working as they expect. It looks like Bhola’s will power is stronger than the medicines.  Bhola eventually succumbs to Noori’s instigations and hits her, breaking her arm.  Everybody is showing their true colours. What…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #25

Noori talks to Sahir about her fears and that she wants a Iife with him. He asks her to increase the dosage. As it’s side effect, Bhola stays asleep for for than 20 hours. Noori loses her strength as she cannot see Bhola in that state. The preparations for marriage start and Noori insists Sahir to break the engagement. The next trick…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #24

Noori offers to go to the doctor with Nusrat but he threatens to tell the truth about her. Sahir suggests that Nusrat should try and NOT let Bhola recover ever. Rizwana is after Noori and insults her constantly. Nusrat threatens her that if she tells the truth to Fehmeeda, he will divorce her. There are…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #23

Rizwana and Nusrat are set to find out the truth about Noori. Sahir tries to convince Noori that they should think about ‘their’ future. Noori refuses, of course. You go girl! Noori has some bad times coming soon. Rizwana and Nusrat find the truth. on the other hand, Sahir is after Noori. The one thing…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #22

Fehmeeda gives the keys to Noori and Rizwana is upset, obviously. On the other hand, Fehmeeda asks Nusrat to discuss the accounts and hand over the money to Noori. Both sense a danger that their monopoly is about to be broken. Noori, on the other hand, remembers her past when her cast was the factor…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #21

Sahir brings sweets to the Haveli and Noori opens the door. Now, Noori has two reasons to worry about. Days and nights are long. Now, will Sahir tell Noori that Bhola is being given wrong medicines? But no, Sahir calls to taunt her that she had gotten a great deal. Noori finds that Bhola has…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #20

Bhola and Noori are playing. Bhola is infuriated when Noori refuses to play further. He hits her and her head gets hurt. The medicines are affecting him badly. Noori is upset at his state. She takes him out, hoping the outing would have a positive impact on him. Sahir comes over and they talk about…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #19

Nusrat is mean. He has hired a doctor to give wrong medicines to Bhola. One can guess that Bhola wasn’t the way he is; if it was not for those medicines. Sahir overhears the conversation and later also finds the prescription. But he keeps quiet. Sahir is enjoying tea at the haveli with Komal and…

Drama Review: Ranjha Ranjha Kardi – Episode #18

Noori scolds Bhola for what he has done and he runs away in a fit of anger. He is hungry, tired and has no money on him. At the hospital, Noori and Sahir miss each other by a whisker. Rizwana wants to move out, but Nusrat has other plans, so he cannot leave the Haveli….