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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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    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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    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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    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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    Dillon kay rishtay / Catalog Record Only

    The story revolves around a boy, Shahzeb, who lives in Japan and does not know that he had been adopted by Mr. Ibraheem. Mr. Jawad investigates and discloses that the birth father is Mr. Abid living in Pakistan. Shahzeb returns to his parents but his brother doesn't acknowledge him. Shahzeb goes back to Mr. Ibraheem in Japan.

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

    Feature film. A hilarious comedy, featuring two twin brothers, separated in childhood, and the ludicrous situations that beset one brother, whe he accidentally steps into the shoes of his brother, who is presumed dead in a plane crash. He is forced to acknowledge his (lost brother's) identity, and his constant disavowals are attributed to amnesia. He is saved from this predicament when his "lost" ...

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

    Story based on early Islamic wars.

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

    Feature film, portraying the supreme sacrifice made by a young mother, who willingly parts with her newly-born son in order to save the life of her foster brother's wife, who is not told about her still-born baby, and is in a critical condition. Doctors fear that if a baby is not produced, she would die of brain haemorrhage. In later life, she unwittingly lashes ...

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

    The story centers around life in a fruit and vegetable market. The main character, Muhammad Akram, comes from Karachi and starts work as a Quli (labourer) in the market. He gradually rises to become a leading commission agent, but in the process, loses all his relations. In the end, he realizes that relations are no less important than material success.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Song of Mohenjodaro : a ballet / Catalog Record Only

    A filmed performance by Sheema Kermani and her 20 students of a mobile theater,Tehrik-e-Niswan translated as The Women's Movement. Presented on April 29, 2009 at the Arts Council Theater in Karachi, to celebrate International Dance Day. The Song of Mohenjodaro is an exhilarating display of dance forms combining classic and folk versions of yoga, bhairavi, dandiya.The ballet tells the story of Peelu and his ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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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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    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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    Aatish : the fire within / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around an architect Yasir and his business partner Sarfarz. Sarfraz is a clever man. He is not fair with him. He joins another firm after getting lost in business. Asiya is daughter of the owner of this firm. She falls in love with Yasir. Yasir's married life is disturbed because of her. Yasir does not accept her. Her father arranges her marriage ...

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

    Urdu film adaptation of an Arabic folk tale of the legendary story of Laila and Majnu and their timeless love before their deaths because they could not marry; also known as the story of Layla and Majnun. This tale passed from Arab and Habib folklore Persian literature as the story of Lili o Majnoon and has influenced Middle Eastern literature, especially Sufi writers, in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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