Book Promotion | Once Upon a Crush | Once Upon a Time Book 1

    Two eloping strangers, one train journey and a marriage of convenience… Bold and beautiful, feisty and fiercely competitive; Hiba Sayyed is all set to join VIT, Pune as first-semester Computer Science MTech student. Tall and dark, handsome and rich; Ubaid Sayyed is all set to join at Informatica, Pune as a Human Resources…

Book Promotion | Uff Haniya

Title Uff Haniya (A Muslim Family Drama and Romantic Comedy) Summary We hear what we want to hear. We see what we want to see. We remember what we want to remember. Often, we hear from others’ ears. We see through others’ eyes. We remember what others want us to remember. But the truth can…

Drama Review | Parizaad | Episode 27 Poem | Muneer Neyazi

Parizaad recites a variation of Muneer Neyazi’s poem ” Bahot Der Kar Deta Hoon Main” in episode 27. Urdu Roman Bahot der kar deta hoon main Zaroori baat kehni ho Koi waada nibhana ho Usey awaz deni ho Usey wapas bulana ho Bahot der kar deta hoon main Urdu بہت دیر کر دیتا ہوں میں…

Drama Review | Parizaad | Episode 27

Parizaad episode 27 written update and review The past keeps coming back to Parizaad. This time, it’s Seth Noman, the man who bought Parizaad’s poetry. Nice interaction between them. That’s a closure. Also, Majid has now learned about Parizaad’s help in his new job. I guess this is closure for the while Naheed track. Bahot…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Mentor | Once Upon a Time Book 2

Description A stalker who refuses to reveal his identity, a crush who refuses to take me seriously, a friend-slash-mentor who doesn’t talk about anything except work… Zoya is confused. She is getting older, nearing the ‘unmarriageable’ age. It doesn’t not help that she sort of likes someone, and someone sort of likes her. And, then,…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Crush | Once Upon a Time Book 1

    Two eloping strangers, one train journey and a marriage of convenience… Bold and beautiful, feisty and fiercely competitive; Hiba Sayyed is all set to join VIT, Pune as first-semester Computer Science MTech student. Tall and dark, handsome and rich; Ubaid Sayyed is all set to join at Informatica, Pune as a Human Resources…

Drama Review | Qissa Meherbano Ka | Episode 20

Let’s review the latest episode of Qissa Meherbano Ka. It’s based on Fakhra Jabeen’s short story Ujalon Ki Basti. You can read the story here, and my review is here. The drama is quite different from the story itself, so don’t be disheartened by my review even if it has some spoilers. A little recap…

Drama Review | Parizaad | Episode 26

Parizaad episode 26 written update and review Ahmad Nasaaz and Jharna are happy about getting work in the film industry. Parizaad is such a loyal friend. He goes out of his way to help his friend. Tumhara dil bhi ab mere dil ki tarah jhoot bolne laga hai, Parizaad tells Nasaaz. Nasaaz gives Parizaad another…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Mentor | Once Upon a Time Book 2

Description A stalker who refuses to reveal his identity, a crush who refuses to take me seriously, a friend-slash-mentor who doesn’t talk about anything except work… Zoya is confused. She is getting older, nearing the ‘unmarriageable’ age. It doesn’t not help that she sort of likes someone, and someone sort of likes her. And, then,…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 2 Part 1 | Nemrah Ahmed

I heard from someone that Nemrah Ahmed isn’t writing anything since her mother has passed away. I even saw a couple of her Instagram posts where she talked about her mother and the grief. My heart went out for her. Now, reading the second episode of Maala, I feel as if Nemrah has used all…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Crush | Once Upon a Time Book 1

    Two eloping strangers, one train journey and a marriage of convenience… Bold and beautiful, feisty and fiercely competitive; Hiba Sayyed is all set to join VIT, Pune as first-semester Computer Science MTech student. Tall and dark, handsome and rich; Ubaid Sayyed is all set to join at Informatica, Pune as a Human Resources…

Drama Review | Qissa Meherbano Ka | Episode 19

Let’s review the latest episode of Qissa Meherbano Ka. It’s based on Fakhra Jabeen’s short story Ujalon Ki Basti. You can read the story here, and my review is here. The drama is quite different from the story itself, so don’t be disheartened by my review even if it has some spoilers. A little recap…

Book Promotion | Uff Haniya

Title Uff Haniya (A Muslim Family Drama and Romantic Comedy) Summary We hear what we want to hear. We see what we want to see. We remember what we want to remember. Often, we hear from others’ ears. We see through others’ eyes. We remember what others want us to remember. But the truth can…

Drama Review | Parizaad | Episode 25

Parizaad episode 25 written update and review The episode starts with a sweet breakfast scene with Ainee, her mother and Sharjeel. Just fun times! Parizaad and Nasaaz’s conversation is so poetic but I best loved the reference of Khabar-e-Tahayyur-e-Ishq… Khabar-e-Tahayyur-e-Ishq Na junoon raha na pari rahi No toh tu raha, na toh main raha Jo…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Mentor | Once Upon a Time Book 2

Description A stalker who refuses to reveal his identity, a crush who refuses to take me seriously, a friend-slash-mentor who doesn’t talk about anything except work… Zoya is confused. She is getting older, nearing the ‘unmarriageable’ age. It doesn’t not help that she sort of likes someone, and someone sort of likes her. And, then,…

Book Promotion | Once Upon a Crush | Once Upon a Time Book 1

    Two eloping strangers, one train journey and a marriage of convenience… Bold and beautiful, feisty and fiercely competitive; Hiba Sayyed is all set to join VIT, Pune as first-semester Computer Science MTech student. Tall and dark, handsome and rich; Ubaid Sayyed is all set to join at Informatica, Pune as a Human Resources…

Drama Review | Qissa Meherbano Ka | Episode 18

Let’s review the latest episode of Qissa Meherbano Ka. It’s based on Fakhra Jabeen’s short story Ujalon Ki Basti. You can read the story here, and my review is here. The drama is quite different from the story itself, so don’t be disheartened by my review even if it has some spoilers. A little recap…

Book Review | Maala | Meet the Characters | Nemrah Ahmed

Non review Rant It was almost two years back when I published my final review of Haalim. Yesterday, my sister told me that Nemrah has published the first episode of her next fiction, and I was like: let’s do this. So, here I am. Let’s first meet the characters. Maala Characters and their relationships Kashmala…

Book Review | Maala | Episode 1 | Nemrah Ahmed

Non review Rant It was almost two years back when I published my final review of Haalim. Yesterday, my sister told me that Nemrah has published the first episode of her next fiction, and I was like: let’s do this. So, here I am. Let’s first meet the characters. Alright, now let’s get to the plot…

Drama Review | Parizaad | Episode 24

  A little recap of episode 23 Parizaad meets his old friend Nasaaz. Kanwal realises that Parizaad is still good at heart and he doesn’t want to take advantage of Naheed because of her advances. Parizaad episode 24 written update and review  Majid bhai is finally noticing Naheed isn’t her usual self, but fir Naheed…