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PTV dramas popular in Mauritius

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Mauritius and Pakistan on Wednesday discussed cooperation in field of television dramas and serials. Dramas of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) are very popular in South Asian people living in Mauritius, said the Mauritian High Commissioner Soobadar Rashidally who called on Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera. During the meeting the high commissioner discussed the […]

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Playwright Fatima Surayya Bajia passes away

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KARACHI: Renowned playwright Fatima Surayya Bajia died at her home here on Wednesday after a long illness. She was 85. Bajia, famed for her immensely popular drama serials on Pakistan Television, suffered a paralysis attack 20 months ago. Her relatives, friends and admirers said her characteristic will-power had enabled her to keep death at bay […]

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Moor packed with action and drama

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KARACHI: Upcoming film Moor based on family’s struggle with dishonesty and the breaking down of a country’s morality and loss of honesty, their personal struggle and search for their own truths. A village station master stuck in time rediscovers his love for his wife through a journey of self-awareness propelled by her death, beyond his […]

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Nijaat from saas-bahu formula in TV dramas

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KARACHI: Asghar Nadeem Syed merits applause for lending words to drama serials memorable for profound social commentary. Where his play Chand Grahan eclipsed all others in how it depicted the prevailing feudal culture in Pakistan, Nijaat freed viewers from the shackles of verbalising issues, such as family planning, in the 1990s. The playwright recently signed […]

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Defining Drama for myself

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By Saleha Aziz The literal definition of drama is staging the interplay of fictional characters with thematic relevance. Taking the definition a step further, we can say that drama is also a platform provider that mirrors the society we reside in and the issues and ideas that suffuse through it. An expanse of wooden tiles […]

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