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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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    Mirza Ghalib in America / Catalog Record Only

    Two Pakistani boys are living as illegal aliens in America. One of them is a great admirer of Ghalib's poetry. One day out of sheer despair, the two plan to drown in the Potomac River in Washington D.C., along with Diwan-e-Ghalib. Lo and behold, the great poet suddenly returns to the land of the living to urge the young men to 'discard' themselves in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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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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    Afshan : a family entertainment / Catalog Record Only

    This realistic story of the socio-cultural, religious and political values of the Muslim Society of the Subcontinent before the creation of of Islam in Pakistan. The drama serial portrays a realistic picture of a cultured Muslim family where the parents have a right to decide the fate of their children and integrity of the family rules supreme.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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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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    Aadam ke baitey : tele theatre / Catalog Record Only

    Shahriyar is a middle class man. He got associate engineer degree but he is unable to get good job. After some time he has join a terrorist group. At end he helps law and order agencies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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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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    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
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    Studio 2 1/2 : comedy specialist Anwar Maqsood / Catalog Record Only

    Satirical and humorous Pakistan Television program, dealing chiefly with Pakistani society and culture.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Khawaja & sons / Catalog Record Only

    Comedy-drama from Pakistan Television. The story is about a typical Pakistani family, consisting of a father, nine daughters and a son. It shows fun and bantering at the large family get-togethers, a young-at-heart Khawaja Sahib, and his scores of grandchildren; the son has his moments of anguish at being pooh-poohed by his future father-in-law; a mean son-in-law wants to blackmail Khawaja.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
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    Hawwa ki beti : PTV Urdu drama / Catalog Record Only

    Television play. A 12-year old girl and her younger brother live in a slum with their mother who toils day and night in order to raise them. Her husband, a gambler, is in jail. The young boy works as a vendor at a theater, while his sister wanders, gaping at the posh world not very far away. On his release from jail, the father, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Jalwa = Jalvah / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. Studded with beautiful compositions of South Asian music in the semi-classical tenor, it dipicts a cultured and soft-spoken, but class conscious and self-conceited nabob (lord) of Lucknow in pre-partition India, as contrasted to a businessman from Punjab, who feels ill at ease in this, what he calls, stiflingly formal atmosphere, and showers brotherly affection on the local lord's menial servant, who is ...

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

    Sarmad and Tania are university students. Sarmad belongs to a poor family while Tania is a daughter of a wealthy businessman.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Kanch ka pul ; Ya naseeb clinic. Catalog Record Only

    Includes two television shows: The first is a story of a generous woman doctor, who pursues her mission by adopting a crippled child (ca. 100 min.). The second is a satire. It is a TV show about a TV show: a new, so-called modern clinic is run by local graduates and foreign trained physicians and surgeons, whose aim chiefly is to earn more money ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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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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    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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    Taleem-e-balghan : comedy long play / Catalog Record Only

    One of the very first satirical play of Pakistan Television concerning adult education in Pakistan. The play is followed by several musical performances. Mahmood Ali plays the role of a local teacher. His colorful students include people from many vocations- a butcher, a barber, a milkman, a landlord's right hand man among others.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Rāmcand Pākistānī / Catalog Record Only

    A 7 year old Pakistani boy and his father belonging to the untouchable Hindu caste accidentally cross the border and spend years in an Indian jail while the mother on the other side doesn't know what has happened to them.

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

    Nadan Nadiyah is a Pakistani television comedy series where Babra Sharif portrays an actress who finds herself in humorous situations between acting jobs. This two-disc set is a compilation of twenty two episodes.

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

    A television play on the issue of bigamy in an Islamic society and its disastrous effects on the first wife and children.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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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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    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