GETTING bored by watching daily monotonous talk shows at prime time and fed up by untimely, as well as prolonged, advertisement breaks between the Pakistani dramas, I was lured by the slogan of watching uninterrupted dramas by a channel.

I watched a Turkish soap Ishq-i-Mamnoo, now a household name.

I appreciate the acting, locations, music, title song, theme, story, interior designing and, above all, exceptional dubbing. Recently, I watched on some TV channels discussions about the different aspect of this new trend in entertainment on television in Pakistan.

I think dramas like Ishq-i-Mamnoo are made once in a while and it is not necessary that other dubbed dramas would also be as successful.

There should be no cultural worries or fears; instead we all should try to raise our standards in all fields by learning something or anything new. Let the people of Pakistan decide. Do not underestimate viewers who know very well when and what they like to watch and how much is enough.

IMTIAZ MALIK      Karachi

More From This Section

Energy efficiency

OUR energy crisis is the result of our lack of energy efficiency. It can be seen all around us. Some of its relevant...

Cotton research

AS a cotton man, I read with considerable interest the advertisement supplement brought out on ‘Cotton Research ...

Terror & world records

ANY realist would agree that a state’s foremost duty is to guarantee safety to its citizens. Sadly, for our...

Security situation

THIS is apropos the news item ‘Investigators collecting information to verify UBA claims’ (April 11). How bleak...


Comments are closed.

Comments (3)

ZS
December 28, 2012 7:58 am
The sad part is people are actually finding this drama entertaining. Most people such as your self are probably only watching this drama because theres nothing better to watch on TV. One should not go so far as to say that this is actually a good drama.
Nasish
December 29, 2012 3:37 am
The hansome actors and beautiful actresses outclass every one on the local circuit. This drama may set a damaging trend
fareeduddin2012
December 28, 2012 9:34 am
It will hurt local industry especially actors, i have not watched any just passing by I noticed the dressed are quit against our culture. Furthermore, it is time to support all our local industry instead of export.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Cartoons
E-PAPER
Front Page