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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.
    • Date: 2010
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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",...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Date: 1990
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    Green card /
    Grīn kārd 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...
    • Date: 1991
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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...
    • 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.
    • Date: 2004
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    Panāh / Catalog Record Only Television drama depicting miseries of Afghan refugees after Afghanistan was attacked by the U.S.S.R. in 1979.
    • Date: 2006
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    Kashmīr jal rahā hai. Catalog Record Only Drama on alleged atrocities by Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir.
    • Date: 2004
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    Mehndi lagi mere haath /
    Mihndī lagī mere hāth 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
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    Sassi : tear of sand /
    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
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    Khawaja & sons /
    Khawaja and 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.
    • Date: 1988
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    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
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    Hawwa ki beti : PTV Urdu drama /
    Ḥavvā kī beṭī 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,...
    • Date: 1990
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    Choron ka dushman /
    Coron̲ kā 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
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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...
    • Date: 1991
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    Nūruddin Zangī /
    Nooruddin Zangi 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.
    • Date: 2008
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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...
    • Date: 2010
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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...
    • Date: 2004
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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...
    • Date: 1988
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    Piyās /
    Pyas 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
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    Aakhri chataan /
    Āḳ̲ḥ̲irī caṭān Catalog Record Only
    Story based on early Islamic wars.
    • Date: 2006
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    Aatish : the fire within /
    Ātish | Fire 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...
    • Date: 2006
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    Vāpasī /
    Wapsi 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.
    • Date: 2004
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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...
    • Date: 1991