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  • 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

    Clerk = Klark / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film, on the woeful life of a clerk, who, in his scanty income, has a hard time making both ends meet. In desperation, he makes a futile attempt to steal money from his office, is apprehended and jailed. Left penniless, his wife moves from pillar to post, and has to have her children admitted in an orphanage for sustenance. On his release, when ...

    • Date: 1991
  • 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

    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.

    • Contributor: Nāṣir, Āḡ̲h - Muʻīnuddīn, K̲h̲vājah - ʻalī, Maḥmūd. - Wajid, Qazi - Bāyūnas, Subḥān - Jan, Shabbir - Raza, Shahzad - Shalimar Recording Company - Pakistan Television Corporation - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress)
    • 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

    The sword of Tipu Sultan / Catalog Record Only

    On the contribution of Haidar Ali, Nawab of Mysore, ca. 1722-1782, and Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799, to Indian history; reproduction of a television serial.

    • 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

    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 ...

    • Date: 2007
  • 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

    Suraiyya Bhopali = S̲urayyā Bhopālī / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. A romance-cum-musical, depicting the love affair between a smart young man and renowned singer. Despite being the only son of a nabob, his proposal to marry the singer is rejected outright by the snobbish millionnaire, contending that the singer has ulterior motives, like an abject greed for his wealth. Having been bluntly told so by the boy's mother, the singer retretreats, only ...

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Miss Singapore / Catalog Record Only

    The story of twin sisters: one, brought up after their mother's death by uncles, is the epitome of eastern culture; the other, taken away to Singapore by her criminal father, grows up in the underworld as a callous sharpshooter, partnering with diamond smugglers. The former girl arrives Singapore, along with her artless uncles, in search of her long lost sister. They have a happy ...

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    Nūruddin Zangī / 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
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Jānglūs / Catalog Record Only

    Urdu drama serial originally broadcast on Pakistan Television.

    • Date: 1991
  • 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

    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 ...

    • Date: 1991
  • 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

    Waqt / Catalog Record Only

    Feature film. A fine portrayal of how a wealthy, domineering father prevails upon his emotional son, who falls in love with a poor village belle and marries her, to abjure her in favor of another one from a family of equal status. Years later, after the snob is dead, and the son inherits his father's wealth, the former follows in his father's footsteps insofar ...

    • 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

    Dais pardais / Catalog Record Only

    The drama tries to highlight the problems faced by Pakistanis living in Scotland and of their relatives living in Pakistan. Malik is an established and ruthless businessman who hires illegal immigrants to work at ridiculously low wages. These illegal Pakistanis are supplied to him by a crooked character, who charges money from the people and brings them illegally. Malik's son, Shamir is a law ...

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Shehzori / Catalog Record Only

    Story of a stubborn girl who makes everyone miserable with her sharp tongue and violent moods.

    • Date: 2008