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    Diwana / directed by Rashid Dar ; written by Zaheer Kashmiri. Catalog Record Only

    Television play set during the reign of Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 16th century. It depicts the true love of a poor potter and the daughter of the chief of city police in Lahore. Because of the rigid caste system in the Hindu religion, it is impossible for the potter to marry the girl. Feeling insulted, the police chief jails the potter. The latter's parents ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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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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    Mehndi lagi mere haath / Catalog Record Only

    The story of a young man who is branded as a bigamist. He moves to another province to take over a branch of his family business; a week later, his wife disappears during a plane journey to join him, when she is caught in the midst of a war with a neighboring country. She is assumed dead, and he marries her younger sister; the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    Nishan-e-Haider / Catalog Record Only

    On the heroism of two young officers of the Pakistan Army and Air Force who were killed in action and posthumously awarded Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military award of Pakistan.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Sassi : tear of sand / Catalog Record Only

    Two friends, Sajo and Sultan, come from poor families. Akbar Khan is their village landlord and Sultan is his servant. All villagers live with the hardships imposed on them by the landlord. Akbar Khan always tries to suppress Sajo and eventually kills him. Sajo's brother, Ranjo, marries his brother's widow in accordance with the village custom, despite the fact that he loves Sassi.

    • 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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    Before it's too late / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary drama about the environment and sustainable development in Pakistan. Baba Rehmat and his grandson, Feroze, live in a small fishing village on the Indus River. Baba Rehmat sees the river as the lifeline which has supported his family for generations; Feroze sees it as a chain binding his young family to a life of increasing hardship. When Feroze moves his family to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Anokhi shadi : comedy stage drama / Catalog Record Only

    Comedy stage performance, depicting the social value of marriage in Pakistani society.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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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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    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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    Salakhain / Catalog Record Only

    They story revolves around a father and daughter; who have faced difficulties in their life. Father Badar goes to jail and his daughter Hafiza lives alone then she got married. Badar came back from jail and he anxiously searches his daughter every where and finds she is a club dancer and also very sick. Raja kidnapped Hafiza's daughter Kiran. Badar killed Raja and got ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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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. Qudrat / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around Hurr Bibi a poor beautiful young girl selling small toys in a village. Asif is a producer in an advertising agency. He introduces Hurr Bibi in advertising world. Muneer Khan is land lord of the village and friend of Asif. He loves Hurr Bibi. He and his brother oppose her decision to work as a model.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Choron ka dushman / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film about a dauntless inspector of special police who poses as a corrupt officer in order to nab a dangerous smuggler. After a protracted and bloody confrontation, he smashes the gang. In the process, he avenges the the cold-blooded murder of his father, who was also an honest police officer, slain by the ring leader many years before.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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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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    Ek din. Raakh / Catalog Record Only

    The story of a lady Naheed, who is divorced by Sarmad. They have one daughter. Sarmad and Naheed both get second marriages. After Naheed's second marriage Sarmad claims and is granted custody of his daughter but his second wife doesn't accept her. He returns his daughter to Naheed but is ashamed of his act.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Mr. Budhu / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film about the tasteless ostentation and about-face of a nouveau riche. Formerly an extremely popular and jovial figure in the village, after inheriting a fortune overnight from a rich uncle, he turns into a callous, intractable snob. This attitude earns him the wrath of his loving sister and former friends, so much so that he is all but estranged. Eventually betrayed by his ...

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

    Najma belongs to a rich family, while Raja is poor. Najma's father wants her to marry his friend's son, Dr. Amjad, but she refuses. Raja is ill after the news of Najma's marriage. His friend Rano tells Dr. Amjad that Raja loves Najma, and Dr. Anjum decides that Najma should marry with Raja. They go to Raja's home only to find Raja had died. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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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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    Maa / Catalog Record Only

    Asad is a corrupt individual, married to his uncle's daughter, Maryam. He throws out his uncle and his pregnant wife. His parents live in a village in Pakistan with their other two sons. They are unaware of Asad's activities and marriage and arrange to marry their friend's daughter, Javeria, to him. While Asad is taken in by the authorities, Javeria is left sulking at ...

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

    The story revolves around three tribes of Baluchistan who were at war with each other due to personal enimities. Born into these tribes, are Shah Taj and Balaj. Despite being surrounded by hatred all their lives, both are gentle souls who fall in love with each other. Fearing that their union would unite two of the tribes, the head of the third tribe tries ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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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