Ramadan is a time for reflection, prayer and spending time with family and friends. But let’s be real, it’s also a time for some much-needed respite from our daily lives, which otherwise see no end to us working! Thus, indulging in some good old-fashioned entertainment sounds just like the perfect thing after breaking our fasts! And what better way to do that than by tuning into some of the hottest dramas airing in Pakistan just for Ramadan right now?
What started off years ago as a mega-trend with Suno Chanda, has now turned into a competitive market with each TV channel bringing their best narratives for viewers to watch in Ramadan!
Which dramas are faring the best this time around? Diva examines…
Romantic comedies never go out of style and Chand Tara is no exception. This drama tells the story of Sarim (Danish Taimoor) and Nain Tara (Ayeza Khan) , two individuals who are struggling to find their place in a world that’s constantly pulling them in different directions. Sarim, a software engineer is fed up with his overpowering joint family and dreams of having some privacy and a calm life, and Nain Tara, a doctor longs for a strong sense of family bonds.
When two ideologies meet, you know it’s ought to be a fun adventure to see on the small screen!
With a star-studded cast featuring the lead pair along with names like Romaisa Khan, Aashir Wajahat, Adnan Jaffar, Saba Faisal, Behroze Sabzwari, Madiha Iftikhar and Rehan Sheikh, Chand Tara is sure to have you laughing, crying and falling in love all over again.
Tere Aane Se
Family dynamics can be tricky to navigate, especially when it comes to matters of the heart, and Tere Aane Se is just about that. Exploring the story of Raniya (Komal Meer), a small-town girl with a big brain and even bigger opinions, and Maheer (Muneeb Butt), who she meets at Khala Amma’s house, Tere Aane Se explores what happens when family secrets come to light and cultural expectations weigh heavy on their shoulders.
The drama explores the complexities of family relationships and the challenges that come with cultural expectations, making it a strong Ramadan drama with a gripping storyline!
The cast comprises Komal Meer, Muneeb Butt, Salman Shahid, Shamim Hilali, Mehmood Aslam, Sidra Niazi, Sadaf Aashan, Saleem Maira, Zainab Qayyum, and Mani, amongst others.
Heer Da Hero
The age-old tale of star-crossed lovers has been told time and time again, but Heer Da Hero adds a hilarious twist to the mix. Heer (Amar Khan) is a young and confident girl, who has become a TikTok star with a large following on social media. Hero (Imran Ashraf), on the other hand, is a charismatic and confident man, but with a softer side that he keeps hidden. You can all guess what happens next when their worlds clash!
Despite their families’ long-standing feud, Heer and Hero begin to develop feelings for each other after hilarious first encounters. From TikTok stars to community elections, this drama takes us through it all this Ramadan.
With standout performances from the cast members such as Usman Peerzada, Kashif Mehmood, and Afzal Khan Rambo, amongst others and a storyline that will keep you on the edge of your seat, Heer Da Hero is the perfect Ramadan drama to binge-watch with your loved ones.
Who doesn’t love a good fairytale? But what happens when reality doesn’t quite live up to our expectations? Fairy Tale is a drama that explores the ups and downs of chasing our dreams and the importance of staying true to ourselves.
Telling us the story of Umeed, a young middle-class girl who dreams of living the life of a princess and is always on the lookout for get-rich-quick schemes, the drama explores her overwhelming quest, where she receives an invitation to a show that promises to make her dreams come true. But, she soon realizes that there are no fairies or magical spells in real life and everything comes with a hefty price tag!
With a talented cast featuring Sehar Khan and Hamza Sohail as lead characters, along with the debut of Adnan Raza Mir, Fairy Tale is the perfect drama to watch when you need a break from reality this Ramadan!
Which drama are you watching out of these? Tell us in the comments section below.