Ainak Wala Jinn returns with part two

Published: November 8, 2012
“Ainak Wala Jinn” makes a return on TV screens after a decade. PHOTO: FILE

“Ainak Wala Jinn” makes a return on TV screens after a decade. PHOTO: FILE

“Ainak Wala Jinn” makes a return on TV screens after a decade. PHOTO: FILE
“Ainak Wala Jinn” makes a return on TV screens after a decade. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Amidst a low-key turnout, the famed TV series from the mid ‘90s, “Ainak Wala Jinn” launched the promo of its much-awaited sequel “Return of Nastoor” on Wednesday night.

The late night event showcased the new technology that has been added into the show’s story and also updated fans about the changes that will be taking place in the new series.

“‘Ainak Wala Jinn’ was very popular [amongst children and adults],” said Muhammed Tariq, a veteran scriptwriter also known as Tariq Sahili. “Kids today are very sharp. They enjoy [television shows] but criticise them as well,” Sahili said. He also shared how the team has incorporated newer technology and creative ideas to the sequel.

“We have added animations, graphics and have created a futuristic story by adding aliens who have come to conduct research in the world,” shared Sahili. “But the element of travel and adventure still remains.”

A prevalent theme, which is highlighted throughout the series, is religious allegory. In this, the story of good versus evil plays itself out. He gave an example of a character named Tasbee baba, who is supposed to be the conscious of good. Sahili said it was important to clarify the idea of good and evil for the benefit of young viewers.

“There is a lot of negativity, so the need for goodness is always present,” said Sahili. “It was a great privilege for me to write for the second part since A Hameed wrote the previous script,” explained Sahili, referring to the famous Urdu author. “I had to take this forward in the same manner but also keep the contemporary teachings in mind.”

Although the promo of the sequel was rough; showing various uneven and under produced scenes, the characters will be seen against the backdrop of innovative graphics and 3D effects. No official date for the first episode has been announced. While the show’s success will be gauged when it releases, for now, we wish the team the very best. Here’s to childhood memories!

Published in The Express Tribune, November 9th, 2012.            

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Reader Comments (11)

  • yasar
    Nov 8, 2012 - 9:53PM

    felt sad when I saw zakoota


  • Tamoor
    Nov 8, 2012 - 10:16PM

    This is my favourite in my childhood period .


  • PTI Mardan
    Nov 8, 2012 - 10:17PM

    welcome backRecommend

  • Acorn Guts
    Nov 8, 2012 - 10:55PM

    ‘3D effects’ … Oh noRecommend

  • Khurram
    Nov 9, 2012 - 12:21AM

    Aaah Nostalgia,……..I am reminiscent of my golden childhood with Ainak wala Jin,

    @Acorn Guts Because of the people like you who are here to degrade and to add pathetic sarcasm and most of you are from our two neighboring countries ( Unfortunately some of you from Afghanistan are living in Karachi as well ) many people stopped reading ET and many will do so in future as you are good for nothing.


  • Truth
    Nov 9, 2012 - 1:16AM

    God bless them.

    great show of time.


  • Thor
    Nov 9, 2012 - 6:46AM

    Zakoota! i loved that program as a kid. although silly but it was fun.


  • Naeem Siddiqui
    Nov 9, 2012 - 6:49AM

    Welcome back the jin


  • Abbas
    Nov 9, 2012 - 11:28AM

    Ahhhh. Childhood memories. Sheer entertainment for everybody.


  • Kumail
    Nov 9, 2012 - 4:19PM

    I haven’t seen part 1 of this drama, what do you guys think is it worth a watch?


  • Anon
    Nov 9, 2012 - 5:39PM

    I am 26 but still waiting for this series!


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