The ordinary life lived in Pakistan is now a part of the Indian imagination thanks to the popularity of Pakistani television serials in India, says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. Image: Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan and Naveen Waqar in Humsafar. Pakistani television dramas first reached Indian households in the mid-eighties. It was through video cassettes played on VCRs that dramas like Ankahi (1982) and Dhoop Kinare (1985) captured the imagination of many Indian families. However, the appeal of these ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Provided by Firstpost They have got an almost cult-like following across India, they revived the flagging fortunes of a national television channel and are credited with having done more to break down cultural barriers between India and ...MSN News US, 1 month ago The cult of Pakistani TV soaps: Forget the hype, most of them are crap Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
Now that our remotes are stuck on Zindagi TV, watching Pakistani draame, let's be clear: many of them are as regressive as their Indian counterparts. There are exceptions such as Behadd or Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain , and strong female characters such ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
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