Qismat | Episode 24

The episode begins at a good note. Rayan and Soha finally agree to be with each other. Now, the not-so-great part. They send the nanny back home to enjoy some alone time. Ahem! What were you thinking, stupid peeps? Your mother will find out about it. She ain’t gonna like it, you know. Nasir reminisces…

Qismat | Episode 22 | Soha Rejects Rayan, Again

For review of previous episodes, read here. At hotel, two overfriendly aunties talk to them and Rayan plays along, irking Soha (or giving her more hope?) As they spend more time together, the awkwardness diminishes and we can sense romance in the air. Nasir learns that Soha is taking care of Rehab and he is…

Qismat | Episode 21 | Boys Vs Mothers

For review of previous episodes, read here. Soha and Rayan are in Islamabad for Rehab’s treatment. As luck would have it, there is only one room pre-booked and the hotel is fully packed. So, they agree to live in the same room. Awnnn! Question: where would the nanny stay? Being in Islamabad, their first outing…

Qismat | Episode 20 | Quite Tiring to Watch

For review of previous episodes, read here. Rayan offers to go with Soha to distribute food among poor, impressing Soha even further. Dude, she’s already smitten. Don’t be too nice, coz your mother ain’t gonna like it. The long shot shows them having a casual conversation and you just know that someone’s watching them. Guess…

Qismat | Episode 19 | Repetition is the theme of this episode, TOO

For review of previous episodes, read here. Waleed comes to meet Nasir and Asiya. When Nasir says that he has kicked Soha out, Waleed says, “koi farq nahin hai aap mein aur mujh mein.” Then bro, why are you taunting him? You have done much worse to her. Chal bhag! So, our dude reaches Rayan’s…

Qismat | Episode 18 | Rasheda Is Being A Bwitch

Alright, let’s get it over with. Firstly, this Waleed dude isn’t much of an actor and fails miserably to emote any feeling or expression. Except this: Secondly, I would like to point out that showing a flashback the moment that scene is over, is Oh.So.Annoying. Shabeer uncle tells Rayan to take Soha to market to…

Qismat | Episode 17 | Waleed overhears the truth. Would Soha choose him now?

  Qismat Cast and Characters and Review of Episode 1 through 13 14th episode review 15th episode review 16th episode review PLOT SUMMARY & COMMENTARY   The episode begins as Asiya is scolding Soha. Why did she go to Waleed’s place? Indeed, I had the same question. Thank you, aunty ji. But you’re too hopeful…

Qismat | Episode 16 | Still Hanging In the Middle

  Qismat Cast and Characters and Review of Episode 1 through 13 14th episode review PLOT SUMMARY & COMMENTARY Drama, so much drama. Asiya is worried about Soha as her phone is still off. Nasir is a puppet in Qudsiya’s hands and is willing to do everything that she asks him to do, despite Asiya’s…

Qismat | Episode 15 | Soha and Rayan Are Together

  Qismat Cast and Characters and Review of Episode 1 through 13 14th episode review PLOT SUMMARY Soha is out in the open and it starts to thunder and rain. Because it was not bad enough already. Just as I expected, Rayan comes back to give her phone and takes her with him.He says and…

Qismat | Episode 14 | Soha Is Thrown Out Of Her House

Qismat Cast and Characters and Review of Episode 1 through 13 PLOT SUMMARY After Waleed’s tamasha, Soha’s parents are extremely upset with her. She tries to explain, but they don’t listen. Waleed arrives home to see Sara and Bilquis eating and happily discussing their shopping. Bilquis is determined to get him married as she pleases….

Qismat | Episode 1-13 | As Predictable As It Gets

Generally speaking, all women fiction stories in Urdu rely on age-old tropes. I have read billions of stories where one or more of these tropes are at play. Especially, #2 is almost in all stories. However, Qismat is different. It is that one drama where ALL OF THEM apply.