İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 7

You can read the cast and characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. Let’s get started with the review of sixth episode. Plot Summary and My Commentary This episode begins with Can and Aysegul having a conversation in kitche. Can is waiting for Aysegul who is still out with Murat and he gets locked out. So,…

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Drama Review: Mere Humdum Mere Dost

Non-review Rambling This post is a spoiler filled review of the book. If you’re planning to read the book, please don’t read further. You have been warned. I read this novel in 2013. I like Farhat’s writing and have read most of her stories. This novel, however, became memorable after I watched the drama. Characters…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 6

You can read the cast and characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. Let’s get started with the review of sixth episode. Plot Summary and My Commentary Efe and Ece try to blackmail Aysegul and Can for a job. But Aysegul threatens to report the property fraud to police. Finally, she settles in giving Efe a…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 5

You can read the cast and characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. Let’s get started with the review of fifth episode. PLOT SUMMARY & COMMENTARY Aysegul doesn’t feel good when Can is all mushy for Elif. Our lover boy cannot see anything or anybody except Elif. The subsequent scene in the hospital is hilarious when…

Book Review | Khwab Gulab Baney | Mrs Sohail Khan

Khwab Gulab Baney by Mrs Sohail Khan Characters Alweena Kazim The beauty queen, our heroine. She is studying fashion designing. Kazim Khan Alweena’s father Rameez Iftekhar  The snake charmer, our hero Huzaifa Alweena’s fiance Tarooba Rameez’s sister Dr Adnan Tarooba’s colleague Plot Summary & My Commentary Alweena is filthy rich, as usual. She is engaged…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 4

You can read the cast and characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. Let’s get started with the review of fourth episode. Plot Summary & Review Ismail is after Aysegul to pack her stuff and move in with them. Aysegul makes one excuse after the other to dissuade him. At last, Ismail is convinced on one…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 3

You can read the cast and characters and previous episodes’ reviews here. Plot Summary & Review Can teaches Aysegul to ride a bicycle but Elif interrupts their cute moments together. Can doesn’t want to talk to Elif but she’s after him. We can see that Can also wants her but… Aysegul gets a call from publisher,…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 2

Alright, let’s begin with review of İlişki Durumu: Karışık – Bolum 2. For those who don’t understand Turkish, this is my review of Relationship Status: Complicated – Episode 2. Oh, no, I don’t understand Turkish either. I just felt like being a little cocky 🙂 For the cast and characters and reviews of previous episodes,…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Episode 1

Background A few months back… Okay, about a year back I was watching this series Kara Para Ask on YouTube, I was flooded with recommendations of Turkish drama by YouTube itself. By then, I had realized that Turkish dramas are freakishly long. Therefore, I didn’t start another one and have stayed away from it. Until…

İlişki Durumu: Karışık | Cast and Characters

  Details Original Title: İlişki Durumu: Karışık English Title: Relationship Status: It’s Complicated Also Known As: Status Palsu, Mein Ayesha Gul, It’s Complicated, Full House, زواج مصلحة Genre: Comedy, Romance Episodes: 40 Broadcast Network: Showtv Broadcast Period: July 4, 2015 – April 27, 2016 Production Company: MF Yapim Director: Bulent Isbilen Screen Writer: Banu Kiremitci…

Best of 2019

There are too many, because I am easily amused and impressed. These 5 events stand out for the happiness and / or amusement that they brought. Alif Yes, Alif is the best thing that happened in 2019. First, it increases traffic for book review. Once HAR PAL GEO announced the airing date for the drama,…

Drama Review: Ek Kasak Reh Gayi

Ek Kasak Reh Gayi is a Pakistani drama serial written by K Rehman and directed by Dilawar Malik. The drama was first aired in September 2013 on Geo Entertainment channel. I watched it on Zindagi channel, before it was shut. CAST AND CHARACTERS PLOT SUMMARY Sanam Saeed as Paras Caring and protective older sister Sarah…

2019 As a Writer

I didn’t write much, not fiction at least. I focused my energies more on the blogging side and reading, than actually writing stories. I have written a few but they are not published yet. I published 11 books in 2019. Hopefully 2020 turns out better. Sigh! Shabana Mukhtar

2019 As a Reviewer

I went berserk as a reviewer. There were books that I read and then we’re dramas, telefilms, web series and everything else under the sun. I reviewed, a LOT. Books I read ~180 books and posted reviews on Goodreads. There are some reviews that I posted on TOMU. Others, I didn’t. Alif By Umera Ahmed…

Mere Paas Tum Ho | Episode 21 | Rumi is the heart of this episode

It is time to review the 21st episode of Mere Paas Tum Ho. Oh, and you can read the review of previous episodes here. Plot Summary Mehwish buys their old flat. Temporarily, she lives with Salman and Ayesha. Danish resents it, because he feels like Salman and Ayesha are justifying her dishonesty and disloyalty. Salman and…

2019 As a Blogger

CRAZY…. that’s the word.   From venting out my frustration in online journals to reviewing books, dramas and sharing my stories; I have come a long way since I started blogging. I have my own domain – theothermeunfolded.com or TOMU as I like to call it. I hope 2020 proves to be more successful and…

Telefilm Review | Bahu Rani Saas Sayani

Introduction Pyar Kahani is a telefilm written by Ateeq Inayat and directed by Kaleem Khan. Cast and Characters Hina Dilpazeer as Noor Hina Altaf as Aini Azfar Rehman as Moin Durdana Butt as Dado Moin’s dado. She is the one person who can put Noor in her place. Shahzeen Rahat as Sherry Aini’s friend. She…

2019 As a Reader

I didn’t read as much this year. My ranking on Goodreads has dropped, even though I am still part of top 50. I no longer retain the #1 top reviewer. Not that it matters to me. It did, in 2018. I completed my reading challenge of 150 books. That’s a big number but I read…

Drama Review: Prime Minister & I

Prime Minister & I Prime Minister and I is a Korean drama series written and directed by Lee So Yeon. The drama aired in year 2013. Non-review Rant This is a first… watching Korean drama, that is.I have read, seen,heard people being obsessed about Korean dramas. Having watched a coupel of Turkish dramas, I understand…

Mere Paas Tum Ho | Episode 20 | Mehwish commits suicide

It is time to review the 20th episode of Mere Paas Tum Ho. Oh, and you can read the review of previous episodes here. Plot Summary Okay, so now Mehwish seems to repent what she has done. Maham comes to meet her and gives her a cheque 2.5 crores, her ‘salary’ for 5 months. Just…