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    Anarkali : the legend of love. Catalog Record Only

    This television series is upon a romance between two historical figures in Pakistan during the Moghul period. This is the epic story of Anarkali, a courtesan in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's court, and her love for his son, the Prince Nuruddin Salim, who later becomes the Moghul Emperor Jahangir. When Akbar learns that his son is seriously in love with Anarkali, he does everything ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Zangar / Catalog Record Only

    Play, telecast from Pakistan Television, portraying a bold and headstrong young woman, who refuses to be intimidated by a trickster-businessman, who is trying to force her aging father into selling his palatial mansion for a fig, in order to demolish it and build a modern plaza on it. She takes over her father's business after he has a stroke from the shock, and bravely ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Do duni panch : comedy play / Catalog Record Only

    TV comedy series, portraying the plight of the destitute in a Pakistani metropolis, who inhabit concrete aqueducts appropriated and rented out by a smuggler. Events include sequences where a couple of hapless young men, who land in trouble through their follies and naivete, help the police nab the smuggler and his gang.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Baarish kay baad / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around the life of Jahangir, a lecturer of fine arts in a university, as he seeks justice for his brother's murder. His brother Nadir, a journalist, was murdered by Qadir Bakhsh after Nadir discovered that Qadir Bakhsh is involved in crimes such as kidnapping children and selling them to a neighboring country to work at camel races. Jahangir faces problems presented by ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Khub soorat = K̲h̲ūbṣūrat / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. An excellent portrayal of an avaricious young man, who is always at odds with his submissive wife, and, one day, turns her out of the house, even though she is pregnant. He keeps custody of their 5-year old son, and sends him to be brought up by his rich sister. A few years later, the sister dies, leaving her only daughter to ...

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

    Feature film based on the love story of Prince Khurram (later Emperor Shah Jahan of Hindustan, 17th century), and Mumtaz Mahal, who later became Empress, and in whose memory, Shah Jahan had the famous Taj Mahal erected at Agra, India.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Sherdil : beyond the skies. Catalog Record Only

    This television series of 25 episodes, revolves around a man who symbolizes the spirit of Pakistan Air Force. He is a squadron leader who becomes a hero who gets burnt in an accident. Having been trained from the best of the best, he continues his life with strong patriotic belief as an instructor and fighter pilot at the air force. In his drive for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Wisaal : Urdu drama serial / Catalog Record Only

    Play, previously telecast by Pakistan Television, based on the freedom movement of the Kashmiris in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Kashmīr jal rahā hai. Catalog Record Only

    Drama on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Nūruddin Zangī / Catalog Record Only

    Television drama on the biography of great Muslim general Nūr al-Dīn, Atabeg of Syria, 1118-1174, during the time of the Crusades.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Laag / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around the on-going struggle for independence in Kashmir, India. It focuses on the atrocities perpetrated by the rulers of India on the Mujahideen and on the general population.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Mirza Ghalib / Catalog Record Only

    The film is based on the life of the great Indian poet, Mirza Ghalib, who lived during the reign of Bahadur Shah Zafar. This story portrays his trials, tribulations, triumphs, and utlimate descent to poverty, and then to prison; and his tragic and ill-fated love with a beautiful courtesan named Chaudvin. The film beautifully captures the mood of the period and the magnificance of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Aik aur aik / Catalog Record Only

    Television series about a working couple. The husband is an architect; the wife, a travel agent. The husband forces the wife to resign and stay at home, but he lands in police lockup because of a misunderstanding and loses his job. On his release, he is hired by his wife's former boss, while the wife replaces him as an architect. The resulting comic situations ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    ISQH : beyond love. Catalog Record Only

    This television series of 19 episodes, has a variety of social undertones and depicts characters with dual backgrounds involved in political and social intrigue. The story runs through two generations and shows how the second generation suffers as a result of the poor choices and mistakes made by the first generation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Do-raha / Catalog Record Only

    An excellent feature film, with a cast of top Pakistani artistes and a fine musical score, portraying the Eastern tradition, still much in vogue in the 1960's, of girls not having much say in the matter of choosing their life partners. It was still the prerogative of the parents to marry their daughters off to the boys of their own liking, irrespective of whether ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Hulchal = Halcal / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film, a co-production of Pakistan, Turkey, and Bangladesh. It depicts the ephemeral nature of the glitter of wealth accumulated by unfair means by a smuggler-gangster, who faces a constant threat to his life from his rivals. An emotional conflict ensues when his son, who does not have an inkling of his father's real vocation and adores him as an ideal, honest-to-goodness self-made "entrepreneur", ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Umedon ke saye / Catalog Record Only

    An unmarried woman, Dhulhan Begam, adopts two children, Parvez and Shehla, whom she treats vastly differently.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Bābar / Catalog Record Only

    Historical drama on the life of the founder of the Mughal Dynasty, Babur, Emperor of Hindustan, 1483-1530.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Piyās / Catalog Record Only

    This television drama is a story about two conservative families in Pakistan. One family is headed by a hard-hearted landlord who holds to the age-old tradition of limiting women to the confines of their homes. The other family is headed by a revered spiritual guide.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Karim Sahib ka ghar / Catalog Record Only

    Karim Sahib ka ghar is a comedy about a household where everybody has a secret or two, but is on the lookout for everybody else's weaknesses. The husband is a convivial person, extremely fond of classical music, who gives away his limousine to a singer in appreciation of her beautiful singing. He then tries unsuccessfully to keep it from his domineering wife. She, in ...

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

    Waris depicts a tragedy underlining the changing currents in Pakistani society. The television drama revolves around a feudal lord Chaudhry Hashmet Ali Khan and his struggle to keep hold on to his power, and his land which is being bought by the government to construct a Dam in the area. Cruel, heartless, greedy, believing themselves to be above one & all, Chaudhary Hashmat, his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Labbaik / Catalog Record Only

    A television historical Urdu drama about the life of Muhammad Bin Qasim, a seventeen-year-old Muslim Arab General who conquered Sind in 8th century. Before Muhammad Bin Qasim came to Sub-Continent (Indo-Pak), there were no Muslims here and Raja Dahir ruled in Sindh. He was living a luxurious life at the expense of his poor people. Sindh was a land where might was right and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Lakhon maen aik = Lākhon̲ men̲ ek / Catalog Record Only

    An award-winning feature film, depicting the events in the aftermath of the partition of India and the establishment of Pakistan in 1947. A Hindu girl, left behind by her father, who flees to India, is brought up by a devout Muslim. Despite being a resident of a village with 100% Muslim population, the girl is free to follow her religious precepts. She falls in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Ek din. Rustam aur Sohrab / Catalog Record Only

    The story revolves around a young architect Nadeem. He is a very materialistic person. He refuses his fiancée Nailah. He wants to marry Azra because Azra is the daughter of a rich man. After two years, they are getting married. Azra learns of his materialistic approach about her and she refuses to marry him. He returns to Naila but she also refuses him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004