In today's day and age, television and social media are the most efficient mediums that connect people across borders.
Television, as we know, has an immense reach, much more than films and now, the internet has made the television contentent available for a much wider audience.
So, if you are tired of the same old Indian soap operas, we have some great serials from the other side of the LOC. So, sit back and have a look at some brilliant Pakistani serials that'll give you a much needed detox from the saas-bahu drama!
If you are planning to start watching Pakistani serials, Pyaray Afzal is a good serial to start with. Written by Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar this drama is much more than a simple love story.
Indians are already in awe of the hotness that Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan are. Imagine the two of them togeher! Humsafar is one of the most popular dramas in Pakistan as well as India. Starring Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan it is the story Khirad (Mahira) and Ashar (Fawad).
Mohabbat Tumse Nafrat Hai
Starring Ayeza Khan, Imran Abbas and Shehzad Sheikh this is another epic story written by Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar. The story is about ‘love, revenge and societal norms’.
Zindagi Gulzar Hai
The story revolves around Kashaf (Sanam Saeed), a diligent student with a cynical approach and Zaroon (Fawad Khan) the rich man with slightly orthodox nature. The story becomes more interesting as the plot unfolds.
Starring Maahira Khan (Shano) and Adnan Malik (Khalil), the beautiful saga talks about the various facets of a relationship.
If you are tired of melodramatic serials then this one is for you. While most of the series revolve around love stories that end in a marriage, Aunn Zara shows how love blooms after an arranged marriage.
The lead characters Mahira Khan and Mikaal Zulfiqar have put forward their best performance in this drama. The show revolves around the clashes between two people very opposite in nature.
Laal Ishq is a unique story of love and revenge that gets interesting with every passing episode.
Tum Kon Piya
The show is an adaptation of Maha Malik’s novel, Tum Kon Piya. Set in the 70s, this show will take you back in time.
Dur e shahwar
This unique show beautifully sheds light on the different sides of a mother-daughter relationship.