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    Madar : PTV Urdu drama serial / Catalog Record Only

    Television play, depicting the modus operandi of drug smugglers in the hilly tracts of Balochistan, Pakistan, and the miseries of an innocent person implicated in smuggling by the customs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Hazaroon rastay : Urdu drama serial / Catalog Record Only

    On the more or less unhappy family life of a wealthy businessman in the Pakistani society, coupled with intrigues and labor problems in the office and the factory.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Hum sa ho to samne aae = Ham sā ho to sāmne āʼe / Catalog Record Only

    Comedy stage play.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Saheli / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. Touching story of two intimate, effervescent girl friends, whose relationship is marred by a terrible mixup because of the striking resemblance of their husbands, who are identical twins. There follow a series of emotional outbursts, sublime sentiments, self-sacrifice, and the like.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Suraiyya Bhopali = S̲urayyā Bhopālī / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. A romance-cum-musical, depicting the love affair between a smart young man and renowned singer. Despite being the only son of a nabob, his proposal to marry the singer is rejected outright by the snobbish millionnaire, contending that the singer has ulterior motives, like an abject greed for his wealth. Having been bluntly told so by the boy's mother, the singer retretreats, only ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Cādar aur cārdivārī = Chadar aur char divari : video play / Catalog Record Only

    Play, depicting the tussle, conflicts, and intrigues taking place in a family, comprising of a widowed mother, who is a strict disciplinarian, and her young daughters, who abhor the restrictions imposed by their mother on their movement.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Raat / Catalog Record Only

    Television serial on the difficulties faced by a young girl who wants to assert her personality by becoming a film actress, and the miserable family life of film producers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Sons of Islam. Catalog Record Only

    Demonstrations on the deaths of Basharat Abbasi and Umar Safaraz, workers of Hizbul Mujahideen, a political party struggling for their right of self determination in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    Mera payam aur hai : kalam-e Iqbal / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on selected poems of Sir Muhammad Iqbal, 1877-1938, produced on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the independence of Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Saat lakh = Sāt lākh / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. Studded with delightful dialogues and lilting music, the film portrays the discomfiture of an heiress who is prevented from taking control of her inherited fortune which, according to her late father's will, she can have only if she gets married. Out of sheer desperation, she proposes to, and marries, a stranger who barges into her house at the dead of night, with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
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    Asad Amanat Ali & Hamid Ali / Catalog Record Only

    Classical songs and ghazals by noted Pakistani singers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Green card / Catalog Record Only

    A comedy about the craze to obtain an American green card, particularly through the most popular method of marrying an American. The story shows the predicament of a Pakistani family, whose son returns with his American wife. She is all but lost in an alien society, where nobody speaks her language, and she is a stranger to the culture. Unable to adjust, she returns ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Pākistān Taḥrīk-i Inṣāf / Catalog Record Only

    Introductory video of Pākistān Taḥrīk-i Inṣāf; emerging political party from Pakistan, during 1997 election.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996
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    Mutthi bhar chawal / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film on social problems in a Sikh society.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1987
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    Muhājir k̲h̲avātīn kā ijtimāʻ : muhājir māʼon̲, bahnon̲ se Alt̤āf Ḥusain kā k̲h̲it̤āb / Catalog Record Only

    An address at a large gathering of women in Karachi, Pakistan, by [Alt̤āf Ḥusain?] the convenor of the Muhajir Qaumi Movement (MQM), an organization striving for the sociopolitical rights of the immigrants from India who opted for Pakistan in 1947 and settled mostly in the urban areas of Sind, Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Daldal / Catalog Record Only

    A television drama serial on social corruption in our society, particularly about the tax evaders.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    Zeenat / Catalog Record Only

    Story of the rural Sindhi society at the turn of the 19th century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Seerhian / Catalog Record Only

    T.V. serial on the unfair means adopted by a slum-dweller in a metropolitan Pakistani society in order to come up in life.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Ghonghat / Catalog Record Only

    A classical film, studded with lilting music, portraying the irrational behavior of a young man who runs away from his bride, having been "captivated" by the ghost of a girl who committed suicide many years ago and haunts the hill-top villa owned by him. The bride impersonates the ghost-incarnate and, through flawless dramatics, eventually wins him over.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 199?
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    Badaltey rishtay = Badalte rishte / Catalog Record Only

    An emotionally charged feature film on the sacrifice of a servant, who has two children--a boy and an infant girl, of whom he "gives away" the latter to his rich master, who is childless. It also focusses on the arrogance and intransigence of the rich man, who is adamant to marry off his "daughter" to the adopted son of his servant, claiming it was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Miss Singapore / Catalog Record Only

    The story of twin sisters: one, brought up after their mother's death by uncles, is the epitome of eastern culture; the other, taken away to Singapore by her criminal father, grows up in the underworld as a callous sharpshooter, partnering with diamond smugglers. The former girl arrives Singapore, along with her artless uncles, in search of her long lost sister. They have a happy ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Pakistan land & culture : Pakistan Golden Jubilee celebrations. Catalog Record Only

    Volume 3 of a compilation series containing documentaries on the archaelogical, historical and cultural study of Pakistan. Segments 1, 2, 3, and 4 are in English; segment 5 is in Urdu.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997
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    Apni dhun mein / Catalog Record Only

    Interviews of leading Pakistani composers and music directors; includes their selected compositions sung by well-known singers.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Dil dil hai Kashmīr. Catalog Record Only

    A documentary depicting rallies and processions in support of Pakistan Independence Day in different parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    Bīsvīn̲ ṣadī men̲ ummat-i Muslimah / Catalog Record Only

    On the role of Muslim community in the 21st century; a lecture by a noted Muslim scholar and ex-director of Pakistan Institute of Policy Studies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999