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  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Jānglūs / Catalog Record Only

    Urdu drama serial originally broadcast on Pakistan Television.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    Aurat raj / Catalog Record Only

    A feature film fantasy, in which a democratic state is ruled by women. The women's mannerisms are masculine, and the men are effeminate. Their roles are reversed as a result of the fallout from the explosion of a "chemical" bomb, which the woman head of state purchases from an alien power, in order to avenge the excesses perpetrated by a male-dominated society on women. ...

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Cākar-i Aʻz̤am / Catalog Record Only

    Televised Urdu serial of the Baloch legend folklore figure Mir Chakar Khan Rind, known as Chakar-e-Azam (1468-1565AD) an important figure in the Balochi epic ballad Hani and Sheh Mureed, who was forced to flee to the Punjab, where he was granted large land holdings by the Mughal Emperor Humayun and fought for the Balochistan ethnic identity--Wikipedia.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Gurez : PTV drama serial / Catalog Record Only

    A millionnaire yearns for a male heir. Three daughters are born to his two wives, whom he marries one after another. He hates the girls, especially the eldest, whom he blames for the death of her mother during delivery. He marries for a third time, only to discover this wife to be a cunning, greedy opportunist. A massive heart attack enlightens him, however, when ...

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Contributor: Bajiyā, Fāṭimah S̲urayy - Shakil - Wajid, Qazi - Shah, Shafi Muhammad - Wasti, Tahira - Pakistan Television Corporation - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Anarkali / Catalog Record Only

    Television play about the beleaguered wife of a wealthy businessman. He expects her to be a "party girl", i.e., to intercede for him with government officials or directors of companies, with whom he has his contract bids at stake. Being an introvert, she declines to oblige him, creating an atmosphere of discord. She takes up writing as a means of expressing her feelings, and ...

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Anokhi shadi : comedy stage drama / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video

    Bahisht / Catalog Record Only

    Relationships between mother-in-law and sister-in-law in Pakistani society.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Nijaat / Catalog Record Only

    A television drama serial on the problems of poor families, particularly of those having large families, with emphasis on family planning. Also depicts the trafficking of children in Pakistan.

    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2010