Pakistani dramas are popular not only in the country but also in other parts of the world because of their story.
At the beginning of each year, some new dramas begin their story journey which either makes a place in the heart of the audience and become a big part of this year’s entertainment or get lost in the cycle of time.
The new dramas that are starting this year will tell the story of some of the problems of the society in their own way, including love and separation, grief and sorrow, happiness and sadness.
Here are some of the dramas that have started or are about to start in the year 2021 and they will probably try to get the attention of the audience with their theme, live story, and brilliant acting.
پہلی سی محبت
Pehli si Muhabbat: This year, actress Maya Ali and Shehryar Munawar are returning to the small screen after a gap of a few years with the drama ‘First Love’.
Shehryar Munawar will be seen with actress Maya Ali in his upcoming drama serial ‘Pehli Si Mohabbat’ in which the two will be seen fighting for their lives and going against the world to be together as a love story.
Maya Ali is returning to the small screen after a gap of 3 years and is making her debut in the same play by designer HSY (Hassan Shehryar Yaseen) and she is also very excited about her first play.
Prior to the play, Shehryar Munawar and Maya Ali had worked together in the film ‘Beyond Hit Love’ and Shehryar Munawar had told Dawn Images that their role was very interesting, emotional, and strong and that is why they wanted to play this role. It was a lot of fun.
In this drama, Maya Ali is playing the role of ‘Rakhshi’ and Shehryar Munawar is playing the role of ‘Aslam’.
The drama ‘First Love’ will be aired on the private channel ARY. Various teasers have been released but the final date of the drama has not been revealed.
Qiyamat: In the year 2021, showbiz stars Ahsan Khan and Neelam Munir will appear together in the play ‘Qiyamat’.
Prior to the play, the two actors appeared together in the 2017 film Chipan Chipai, which was full of humor and action.
Seventh Sky Entertainment’s play is produced by Asad Qureshi and Abdullah Qadwani, directed by Ali Faizan, and written by Sarwat Nazir.
Talking to Dawn Images about the play, Ahsan Khan had said that it is not a simple love story but there are various aspects of his role in the play, including some negative and strange ones.
Teasers of Doomsday drama have also been released in which Neelam Munir and Haroon Shahid are shown falling in love with each other and later Neelam Munir is married to Ahsan Khan.
Apart from the main characters in the play, the cast also includes Amar Khan, Shabbir Jan, Saba Faisal, and Noshin Ahmed.
The drama ‘Qiyamat’ will be aired on the private channel Geo TV from January 5, 2021.
Raqeeb se: After starring in the drama ‘Jhooti’, actress Iqra Aziz will now appear in two different dramas, one of which is titled ‘Raqib Se’.
The highlight of this play is that in ‘Raqib Se’, the most popular and world-famous singer in the Pakistan music industry Hadiqa Kayani is making her acting debut.
Recently, 2 teasers of this drama have been released in which Hadiqa Kayani has appeared in a serious while Iqra Aziz has appeared in a talkative and playful manner.
So far, only the name of Hadiqa Kayani’s character has appeared in the teasers and she is playing the role of a woman named Sakina. However, the story of the play seems to revolve around a social issue.
Apart from Hadiqa Kayani, ‘Raqib Se’ also stars Noman Ijaz, Sania Saeed, Iqra Aziz, and Faryal Mahmood among others.
The story of the play is written by B. Gul while it is directed by Kashif Nisar and produced by Momina Dare. However, nothing has been said yet about when the drama will be aired.
Khuda aur Muhabat: The drama serial ‘God and Love’ is coming back with its third season this year after being well received by the viewers in its last 2 seasons.
The first season of the play based on Hashim Nadeem’s novel ‘God and Love’ was aired in 2011 and in its first and second seasons Saadia Khan played the lead role with Imran Abbas but now in the third season, Feroz Khan and Iqra Aziz will be seen in the lead roles.
Feroze Khan is returning to the showbiz industry after a short hiatus from the play and in an interview to ‘Sim Thing Hot’, he said about the play, ‘My upcoming project is the biggest project in the history of Pakistani television.
2 teasers of the play have been released and if you watch the first teaser, it starts from Darbar Mahal of Bahawalpur, and then Lahore station is shown after which a glimpse of Feroz Khan and Iqra Aziz is shown.
Examining the teasers, it is estimated that the story of the play revolves around the cities of Bahawalpur and Lahore, around Feroz Khan and Iqra Aziz, and then their search for truth.
Other casts of God and Love include Junaid Khan, Rubina Ashraf, Hina Khawaja Bayat, Javed Sheikh, Asma Abbas, Sunita Marshall, and others.
The third season of the drama has also been written by Hashim Nadeem and it will be aired soon on the private channel Geo TV. However, no final date has been announced in this regard.
Raqs Bismal: The drama ‘Bismal Dance’ started in late 2020, but only one episode was aired last year and it would not be wrong to call it a 2021 drama.
Actor Imran Ashraf has forgotten and after the role of Adam, now the role of Musa in ‘Dance of Bismal’ has made a place in the hearts of the audience and the first glimpse of his role has been waiting for the beginning of the drama which One big reason is the presence of the actor.
The story of ‘Raqs Bismal’ is written by Hashim Nadeem, a well-known Pakistani writer, in which actors Imran Ashraf and Sara Khan are playing the lead roles.
Actress Zara Sheikh is making her TV screen debut with the same drama while it is director Wajahat Rauf’s first TV drama after a gap of 5 years.
The story of this play revolves around a family that considers it against their ego to have a relationship outside the family and Moses and Jesus will be shown carrying on their father’s traditions.
In the play, Musa is shown to have a strong temper, but he falls in love with a girl ‘Zahra’ just by looking at her eyes. Now, whether he gets love or not, it will be known as the drama progresses.
Dunk: The ‘Dunk’ drama had caught the attention of the fans even before its inception when users started tagging Australian batsman Ben Dunk due to the name of the drama by mistake on a glimpse of Bilal Abbas in its poster.
However, a day after the drama aired, there was controversy over the statement of producer Fahad Mustafa, in which he said, He has been falsely accused of sexual harassment.
Even before the first episode of the play aired, its teasers aroused curiosity about the story and it was criticized, in which a university teacher was shown facing allegations of harassment by a student.
Affair: The story of the play revolves around the difficulties encountered in the lives of Faisal Qureshi and Habba Bukhari after their marriage.
The cast of the play also includes Saba Hameed, Farhan Ali Agha, and Kamran Jilani. The drama will soon be aired on private TV channel Geo.
دل نااُمید تو نہیں
Dil Na To Umeed Nhi: Actress Yemeni Zaidi and actor Wahaj Ali are appearing together for the first time in the drama serial ‘Dil Naumid To Nahi’.
The story of this play is written by Amna Mufti which will be aired on TV One in collaboration with Kashf Foundation while the direction of this play is being given by Kashif Nasir.
Yemeni Zaidi and Wahaj Ali will be seen highlighting the most sensitive issues in society, such as human trafficking.
The actress had said that she will be seen in a completely different way in this drama, her role is very unique this time.
Chupke Chupke: This year, Aiza Khan and Usman Khalid Butt will be seen together in the drama ‘Chupke Chupke’.
The cast of the play includes Meira Sethi, Asma Abbas, Ali Safina while Arsalan Naseer, who became popular from comics by Arsalan, is making his debut with this play.
The story of this play is written by Saima Akram Chaudhry while the actor and director Danish Nawaz will direct this comedy and fun drama.
The play is a story of mutual love and hate of a large family full of jealousy, friendship, love, and humor.
‘Secretly’ will be aired on the private channel Hum TV in 2021 this year, but so far no teaser of this drama has come out.