Every episode is a different story where the two friends start a new business. To honour this success, here’s a top ten list of some of the classic, old and by old, we’re talking days when there was no channel except for PTV! She develops a crush on him while another senior doctor Badar Khalil also has eyes on him. I just like Tooba Siddiqui and Humaima Abbasi. Angar Wadi should have been in this list. An-kahi tops the list though, amazing script, phenomenal script!!! The mother of all modern dramas Surprisingly I don’t see Jhok Sial on youtube

Oh man, I may cry. Best Actor Female Jury. Also check out this Facebook page for clips: Personally, would have placed Sunehray Din instead of Ainak wala jin. I totally agreed that Aik Mohabbat Sau Afsanay should be in this list. Has Marina Khan and Rahat Kazmi.

xrama Parchaiyan was an adaption of the book Portrait of a Lady by Henry James. Although it had only 13 episodes, drama-watchers remember the streets being deserted at the time it would air.

Alpha Bravo Charlie – My dad is a retired army officer and I was really fascinated by this drama naturally.

Naheed Sultana Akhtar is a fiction writer perhaps from Islamabad. A story of two friends who are complete opposites — Allan, the shrewd and immoral businessman and Nannha, the innocent and idealistic village man — had everyone hooked. Time is a remedy for inexperience, not incompetence. There were hundreds of masterpieces, that was such a great age, missing each n every moment of that Salim Sheikh is a young troublemaker. These are tooooooooooo good episodd drama series.


An absolute gem “Daam” was I caught some episodes of it.

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Its pvt lesser known stage actors and their lives. I think Kalyan of Farooq Qaiser should also be included in the list and people still remmber haiga and uncle sargam. And then Nadia starts working at their hospital. Qureshi, Sushma may come face to face in Abu Dhabi.

This list is missing several of many iconic drama serials. I totally agreed that Aik Mohabbat Sau Afsanay should be in this list.


Calling it lightweight stuff tells me you were probably never good at watching any of them. Same could be said of bollywood movies of the past. Saibaan Saibaan in was also aired on PTV was a private production.

I miss those times. More articles by Rashid Nazir Ali.

Guest House – Islamabad based episodf drama. After 27 years of not getting enough of Tanhaiyana sequel named Tanhaiyan: Also since you mentioned a serial “Alif aur Noon” which was not a drama, Anwar Maqsood’s “Such Gup” was also as hugely popular. It’s about Rahat Kazmi’s father’s house that he cherished which Marina inherited and he hated her for that.

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Such a shame that no such programmes are made in Pakistan anymore. I voted for Waris as No 1 as I remember the city of Lahore had a deserted look when this particular drama was telecasted. Mehboob Alam acting was too brilliant.


Thank you for sharing such wonderful dramas information. Aahan Angar-waadi That was class.

The experiment yielded tremendous success and paved the way for other digest writers too as drama writers. I found that it was Janu german. Dhoop kinaray is a classic example of a play one wishes to watch again and again. This one scene reminded me of my winter vacation in Lahore in my childhood.

It just ended last Friday.: A rerun of some of these on International Channels would be highly appreciated by the older as well as the present generations, and enable the Pakistani as also the Indian communities living abroad to understand each others’ cultures and ways of life which are common in many ways so that there is more cordiality and congeniality among them henceforth. So, good as dead e;isode him: Old but not forgotten: Imrana Maqsood, Badar Khalil were in supporting roles.