Pakistani television dramas have always been evergreen, especially our dramas from 1980s and 1990s. Even if you watch them today, their story, screenplay and background score still provide us with the pleasure of entertainment. So, we have brought on a list of a must watch TV dramas of 1990s. So, ready to get the YouTube on when you are done reading this article.
There was a time when only PTV was used to rule Pakistani television, GEO and ARY were established in the early 2000s. It was a great line for PTV and the dramas telecasted in that age were always received with positive reviews due to their appealing and great story line.
1.Alpha Bravo Charlie:
If you are an army brat then it is just not possible that you haven’t seen this gig again and again on your DVD or cassettes. It is a true milestone in the journey taken by Pakistani television. 3 friends who joined the army through LC together as Commissioned officers. It was directed by Shoaib Mansoor and starred Faraz Inam, Shahnawaz Khawaja, Captain M. Qasim Khan and Captain Abdullah Mahmood. The series telecasted in 1998. That moment when Shahnaz said:
That moment when Shahnaz said:
Mjh mien or logo mien yhe farq ha, Log Emotions k baad relations banaty hain or mien Relations k baad Emotions
Was originally telecasted in 1979 but in 1990s, it was made the pride of the television again. It was a trendsetter series and the story revolved around a cruel lord who used to rule on his kingdom. The cast had amazing actors such as Abid Ali, Uzma Gillani and Mehboob Alam and the series was directed by Ghazanfar Ali and Uzma Thakur.
Famous qoute by Chaudry Hashmat in Waris:
Daryaa kaa pata Kinnaraye per kharaye ho ker lehren ginnaye(count) sey nai chaltaaa iss kay liye iss mey chalaang lagani parti haye
3. Ainak Wala Jinn:
The best form of a child’s imagination. Ainak wala jinn began airing in 1993-96. It was the most watched children soap and gained recognition all over the country. The character Zakuta Jinn has always been one of the most favorite characters of all time and has special connection with the kids. Zakuta Jinn also became one of the most famous performed at the schools and the actor himself visited many schools to interact with the children directly put on shows.
Honestly I can’t stop laughing every time I hear
Binn Battoorri.. Naasaan Chorri..! Adhi Meethi..! Adhi Koori
And the most popular dialogue of Zakoota jinn and my favourite as well.. (I frequently used to say it when I’s child)
mjhe kaam btao..
mein kya karoon..
mein kiss ko khaaoon..?
4. Dhuwan (The Pakistani Comic Vigilantes):
Are you familiar with the DC comics then you should know that Pakistani TV industry also made a drama on the basis of their several concepts. Dhuwan was mini series starring Ashir Azeem, Nazli Nasar, Nabeel and Asal Din Khan.An action TV series and of the first TV shows in Pakistan that introduced the concept of vigilantes. The drama revolved around 5 friends who form a group and fight against crime and other indecent activities. The drama was based in Quetta and was directed by Sajjad Ahmed.
That Goosebumps moment when Azher said
Kutta 2 cheezo py larta hy, Ik apni Haddi py or ik apny Ghar py! Kya hum Kutto se bhi bartr (worst) nahi hain?
5. Aangan Terha:
Angan Terha is one of the most watched and the best comedy show of all times. This amazing venture was a screenplay of Anwar Maqsood’s writing and had legends like Bushra Ansari, Durdana Butt, Salim Nasir and Shakil Butt in the leading roles. It gained positive reviews from viewers and brought a turnout in the TRP ratings of Pakistani television. Since its original airing date, Angan Tera has been telecasted several times to bring back the comedy of the golden age.
Ap waqai buht Naik hain or pta nahi ALLAH miya Naik logo ko jaldi kyn utha leta hy
That golden time period can never come back. PTV produced most evergreen dramas in his start time. I hope Our industry will reveal and take the same position as it has in 90’s.