Pakistani dramas are widely appreciated, there’s no doubt about it. Many people also claim to be big fans of Pakistani dramas and not just within the country, these dramas have an international audience that goes beyond just the Pakistani diaspora. Anyone who speaks and understands Urdu/Hindi falls for the relatively realistic depiction of everyday stories in Pakistani dramas. This is what makes the legacy of the modern Pakistani dramas elite level stuff.
There are iconic love stories, like Humsafar, within Pakistani dramas that are still beloved to this day
Then there are the historic epics like Dastaan
There are tales of empowered women – like Zindagi Gulzar Hai or Daam
Comedies like Ayegi Baraat series or Suno Chanda, heck even Bulbulay have a special place in everyone’s hearts and memories
Even controversial Pakistani dramas like Mere Paas Tum Ho or Jhooti have helped start important conversations, even if they themselves perpetuated terrible stereotypes
That one slap from Mere Paas Tum Ho helped bring to light conversations as far ranging as domestic violence, portrayal of women on television, misogynistic views of the writer and the Pakistani audience’s hunger for seeing women in negative portrayals.
So we decided to check if you truly are as dedicated a fan of Pakistani dramas as you claim to be
What better way to test your knowledge than a quiz? Not only to take you on a trip down memory lane of your favorite dramas but also take you a trip down memory lane with taking tests.
So if you think you are a fan of Pakistani dramas, take this quiz and find out if you really are:
So? Did you make it? Are you a Pakistani drama fan, after all? Let us know how you scored in the comments below.