Top 10 HUM TV Dramas to Binge-Watch this Summer!
HUM TV never fails when it comes to dramas – every night, people all around the country are glued to their television screens. From some usual entertainment staples, and romances, the channel also went beyond entertainment to inform and educate with dramas like Darr si Jati hai Sila, and Udaari.
If you have been out of the drama game, don’t worry. We keep an eye on all the HUM TV Dramas worth watching, and hence we have compiled a list of all the dramas that you need to binge-watch if you haven’t.
Humsafar was not just a drama; it was a legacy that lives on – sometimes in the memories of our Pakistani audiences, sometimes on an Indian drama channel because it’s that good. Back in the days when the drama went on-air, it took the country by storm. People from every household and people from all age groups cried with Khirad, and smiled with her too.
The casting was fabulous, the script was gripping. The show had the recipe for a super-hit drama, and so it wasn’t long until the drama became immensely popular. Fawad Khan, who played the role of Ashar and Mahira Khan who played Khirad were soon every director’s first choice, and their careers skyrocketed. The love Humsafar received continues to live to this day!
There is no reason for anyone to not like this HUM TV drama. Dayar-e-Dil is a story of a broken home that lets you know about the struggles and issues faced by a family after their parents’ divorce. The strong cast of the drama includes Maya Ali, Meekal Zulfiqar, Sanam Saeed, Osman Khalid Butt and others. If that is not enough to make you watch it, the drama is an adaptation of Farhat Ishtiaq’s bestselling novel Dayar-e-Dill.
Shehr-e-Zaat is nothing but a tale of spiritual awakening, and romance. The drama was yet another bright feather in the director Sarmad Khoosat’s cap after Humsafar. The story narrates a concept that is difficult to bring on screen, but HUM TV did an admirable job, and hit all the right chords.
The drama is unsettling, difficult to watch, but this is a story that breaks stereotypes. It features Mahira Khan in the lead role as Falak – a self-centered and vain character, and Mikaal Zulfikar as Salman – a man who has little time for others. Both Mahira, and Mikaal shone bright in their characters, and gave some masterful performances. A must watch!
Mann Mayal topped the ratings when it aired, leaving everyone in awe. Maya Ali surprised the critics with a strong performance as Mannu, and if you don’t know that by now, the audience loves to see Hamza Ali Abbasi. The drama lost its grip in the middle, yet continued to soar on the rating chart. The cast also includes Gohar Rasheed, and Ayesha Khan.
Yakeen ka Safar
If there is any drama that basked in the success of being Pakistan’s most popular drama lately, it has to be Yakeen ka Safar. The drama caters some sensitive topics of society with a script that’s fresh, and actors who delivered beyond par. This is undoubtedly why the show resonated with the audiences, and became so popular. Binge-watch it if you haven’t already!
Zindagi Gulzar Hai
If you think Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan set the screen on fire in Humsafar, wait till you the magic Fawad Khan creates with Sanam Saeed on screen. Zindagi Gulzar Hai is a heartwarming story of class system, and the struggles women being the sole bread winners of the house hold face in our society.
The flawless acting from the lead cast brought life to a splendid story, making the drama as one of the most critically acclaimed drama of Pakistan.
O rangreza offers a rebellious daughter, a hypocritical father, and a secret admirer – of course it’s a nation’s favorite. The drama has been a lot of fun, firstly because it’s a Saji Gul script – whose mere name is an assurance that something good is coming your way and secondly because it has Sajal Ali, Bilal Abbas Khan – who share a love-hate relationship in the drama as Sassi and Qasim.
What’s refreshing about O rangreza is the fact that amidst the constant portrayal of damsel in distress in Pakistani dramas, this drama offers a credible sense of gender role reversal. The female lead is headstrong, and is adamant to follow her ambition.
Alif Allah aur Insaan
Alif Allah aur Insaan started off with a lot of potential, where it juggled multiple story lines quite well. This HUM TV Drama follows the story of Reena Begum (Ushna Shah) a begger who decided to write her own fate by becoming a courtesan, Shamu – a transgender who decided to break the stereotype, and learnt to do something productive, and a love story between Basit, Nazneen, and Shahzeb.
The show started off promisingly but seemed to flounder with the passage of time, and now looks like a mess that has nothing exciting to offer. But the story penned down by Qaisera Hayat is brilliant, and needs to be seen.
Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila
Dar Si Jaati Hai Sila hits all the right chords as it confronts the issue of sexual abuse, and the secrets that lie within the families head-on. The show portrays how silence is the biggest obstacle in way of getting justice for the sexual abuse victims’ behavior through the story of Sila (Yumna Zaidi)
The story revolves around a joint family where the victim’s father remained abroad for most of her childhood hence making things easier for Joi (Nauman Ijaz) who is a sexual predator camouflaged as a religious, well-respected man. The show soon became popular because of the way it raises the curtain on the unspoken and gruesome act of sexual abuse by the trusted family members. A must watch!
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