7 telefilms to catch the festive spirit this Eidul Azha

Gather your loved ones and celebrate this holiday season with these small screen delights

Entertainment Desk June 16, 2024

Every Eid ushers in a new wave of excitement to look forward to and Pakistani television is one way to enhance the festive spirit. As is customary, the small screen brings something for everyone this holiday season too. Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic comedy, a family drama or a story with a subtle social message, these seven telefilms have you covered this Eidul Azha.

1. Jodi Ban Gayi

Jodi Ban Gayi brings together Feroze Khan and Sehar Khan in a charming romantic comedy that challenges traditional norms of marriage. Directed by Syed Ramish Rizvi, the telefilm highlights that age is just a number when it comes to true love, focusing on the alignment of mindsets over societal expectations.

With a talented cast that includes Saba Faisal and Mehmood Akhtar, Jodi Ban Gayi promises a delightful blend of humour and heartfelt moments. Feroze steps into a light-hearted role, offering a refreshing change from his usual intense characters. This telefilm is set to add a touch of romance and joy to your Eid celebrations.

2. Tere Naam Ka Tattoo

Kick off your Eid celebrations with Tere Naam Ka Tattoo, a delightful romantic comedy starring Arslan Naseer and Sahar Hashmi. Arslan, known for his captivating performance in Radd, plays Ahsan, a hopeless romantic who’s in denial about his recent breakup. The storyline takes a heartwarming turn as Ahsan, nursing a broken heart, finds a love story for ages.

Directed by Muhammad Iftikhar Iffi and penned by Hasan Inam, this telefilm promises to be a refreshing departure from typical Eid content. Expect a unique narrative and a fresh onscreen couple that will add a spark of newness to your festive viewing.

3. Pyaar Tou Warh Gaya

Prepare for an uproarious time with Pyaar Tou Warh Gaya, starring the dynamic duo Ahsan Khan and Amar Khan. This fun-filled entertainer sees Ahsan in a dual role, one of which involves him hilariously disguising himself as a woman. Amar, playing his naive wife, navigates through a series of comical misunderstandings that guarantee non-stop laughter.

Directed by Ali Faizan and written by Shakeel Arsalan, this telefilm features a stellar supporting cast including Sidra Niazi, Behroze Sabzwari, and Adnan Jaffer. The lively plot and witty dialogues ensure a rib-tickling experience, making it a perfect pick for Eidul Azha.

4. Love Hai Mushkil

Love Hai Mushkil features Ali Rehman Khan and Mah-e-Nur Haider in a romantic comedy that follows the beloved enemies-to-lovers trope. Directed by Kashif Saleem and written by Misbah Ali Syed, the telefilm captures the journey of two individuals who start off disliking each other but gradually fall in love.

With seasoned actors Hina Bayat and Javed Sheikh adding their charm, Love Hai Mushkil promises plenty of laughs and heartfelt moments. Its classic storyline infused with fresh humour makes it a perfect choice for a fun-filled Eid celebration.

5. Wo Saat Din

Set to air on the third day of Eid, Wo Saat Din stars Usama Khan and Alizeh Shah in a family drama written by Saima Akram Chaudhry. Known for her hit Suno Chanda, Chaudhry weaves a tale of love and familial bonds, focusing on a woman's efforts to keep her family together amidst life-changing events.

The ensemble cast includes Samina Ahmed and Fazila Qazi, who play pivotal roles in the story. Usama’s character adds charm to the narrative, which sets out to be a signature Chaudhry family drama with a unique twist.

6. Janay Koun Thi Haseena

Janay Koun Thi Haseena is another exciting addition to this festive lineup, blending mystery with comedy. This telefilm features a youthful and vibrant cast including Sonya Hussyn, Taimoori, Zarrar Khan, and Khaqan Shahnawaz. The story revolves around an intriguing mystery that keeps viewers hooked while delivering plenty of laughs.

7. Tamanna Ki Aarzu

This forthcoming telefilm pairs Muneeb Butt and Madiha Imam in a spirited comedy revolving around property and financial security for women after marriage. Madiha’s character is a tomboyish, outspoken woman who fights against societal norms and financial injustices, bringing a bold and refreshing narrative to the screen.

Written by Misbah Ali Syed and directed by Kashif Saleem, this 40-minute telefilm provides both laughs and a subtle social commentary. It promises to be a thought-provoking yet entertaining watch, perfect for sharing with family and friends during Eid.

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